Genus "Nitrosovibrio"

Name: "Nitrosovibrio" Harms et al. 1976

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: ni.tro’sus Ni.tro.so.vib’ri.o L. masc. adj. nitrosus, nitrous; N.L. masc. n. vibrio, to move rapidly to and from, to vibrate; N.L. masc. n. Nitrosovibrio, nitrous vibrio, i.e., a vibrio producing nitrite

Gender: masculine

Type species: "Nitrosovibrio tenuis" Harms et al. 1976

Original publication: Harms H, Koops HP, Wehrmann H. An ammonia-oxidizing bacterium, Nitrosovibrio tenuis nov. gen. nov. sp. Arch Microbiol 1976; 108:105-111.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 0
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: Nitrosomonadaceae Garrity et al. 2006

Assigned by: Garrity GM, Bell JA, Lilburn T. Family I. Nitrosomonadaceae fam. nov. In: Brenner DJ, Krieg NR, Staley JT, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 2 (The Proteobacteria), part C (The Alpha-, Beta-, Delta-, and Epsilonproteobacteria), Springer, New York, 2005, p. 864.

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Record number: 9236