Name: Hydrogenovibrio Nishihara et al. 1991

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology:’bri.o Gr. n. hydôr, water; Gr. v. gennaô, to beget, to bring forth, to produce; N.L. neut. n. hydrogenum, hydrogen, i.e. that which produces water; L. v. vibro, to set in tremulous motion, to move to and fro or to vibrate; N.L. masc. n. vibrio, that which vibrates, and name of a genus of the Bacteria with a curved rod shape (Vibrio); N.L. masc. n. Hydrogenovibrio, the hydrogen vibrio

Type species: Hydrogenovibrio marinus Nishihara et al. 1991

Valid publication: Nishihara H, Igarashi Y, Kodama T. Hydrogenovibrio marinus gen. nov., sp. nov., a marine obligately chemolithoautotrophic hydrogen-oxidizing bacterium. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1991; 41:130-133.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 5
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 5
Total number of child taxa: 5

Parent taxon: Piscirickettsiaceae Fryer and Lannan 2005

Assigned by: Boden R, Scott KM, Williams J, Russel S, Antonen K, Rae AW, Hutt LP. An evaluation of Thiomicrospira, Hydrogenovibrio and Thioalkalimicrobium: reclassification of four species of Thiomicrospira to each Thiomicrorhabdus gen. nov. and Hydrogenovibrio, and reclassification of all four species of Thioalkalimicrobium to Thiomicrospira. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:1140-1151.

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