Name: Formivibrio Tanaka et al. 1991

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

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.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 39. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1991; 41:580-581.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

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

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.

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