Name: Propionivibrio Tanaka et al. 1991

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. neut. n. acidum propionicum, propionic 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. Propionivibrio, the propionic acid vibrio

Type species: Propionivibrio dicarboxylicus Tanaka et al. 1991

Effective publication: Tanaka K, Nakamura K, Mikami E. Fermentation of maleate by a gram-negative strictly anaerobic non-spore former, Propionivibrio dicarboxylicus gen. nov., sp. nov. Arch. Microbiol. 1990; 154:323-328.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 37. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1991; 41:331.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 3
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 3
Total number of child taxa: 4

Parent taxon: Rhodocyclaceae Garrity et al. 2006

Assigned by: Garrity GM, Bell JA, Lilburn T. Family I. Rhodocyclaceae 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. 887.

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