Etymology: N.L. neut. n. acidum formicum, formic acid; L. v. vibro, to set in tremulous motion, move to and fro, vibrate; N.L. masc. n. vibrio, that which vibrates, and also a bacterial genus name of bacteria possessing a curved rod shape (Vibrio); N.L. masc. n. Formivibrio, the formic acid forming vibrio
Type species: Formivibrio citricus Tanaka et al. 1991
Effective publication: Tanaka K, Nakamura K, Mikami E. Fermentation of S-citramalate, citrate, mesaconate, and pyruvate by a gramnegative strictly anaerobic non-spore-former, Formivibrio citricus gen. nov., sp. nov. Arch. Microbiol. 1991; 155:491-495.
Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 1
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1
Total number of child taxa: 1
|Name||Nomenclatural status||Taxonomic status|
|Formivibrio citricus Tanaka et al. 1991||validly published||correct name|
Parent taxon: Chromobacteriaceae Adeolu and Gupta 2013
Assigned by: Adeolu M, Gupta RS. Phylogenomics and molecular signatures for the order Neisseriales: proposal for division of the order Neisseriales into the emended family Neisseriaceae and Chromobacteriaceae fam. nov. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 2013; 104:1-24.