Genus Vampirovibrio

Name: Vampirovibrio Gromov and Mamkayeva 1980

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. neut. n. vampirum, vampire (from Hung. vampir); 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. Vampirovibrio, a vampire-like vibrio

Gender: masculine (stem: Vampirovibrion-)

Type species: Vampirovibrio chlorellavorus (ex Gromov and Mamkayeva 1972) Gromov and Mamkayeva 1980

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Gromov BV, Mamkayeva KA. Proposal of a new genus Vampirovibrio for chlorellavorus bacteria previously assigned to Bdellovibrio. Mikrobiologia 1980; 49:165-167.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 5. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:676-677.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name


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: Bdellovibrionaceae Garrity et al. 2006

Assigned by: Hahn MW, Schmidt J, Koll U, Rohde M, Verbarg S, Pitt A, Nakai R, Naganuma T, Lang E. Silvanigrella aquatica gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from a freshwater lake, description of Silvanigrellaceae fam. nov. and Silvanigrellales ord. nov., reclassification of the order Bdellovibrionales in the class Oligoflexia, reclassification of the families Bacteriovoracaceae and Halobacteriovoraceae in the new order Bacteriovoracales ord. nov., and reclassification of the family Pseudobacteriovoracaceae in the order Oligoflexales. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:2555-2568.

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