Name: Variovorax Willems et al. 1991

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. masc. adj. varius, diverse, various; L. adj. vorax, voracious; N.L. masc. n. Variovorax, (bacteria) devouring a variety (of substrates)

Gender: masculine

Type species: Variovorax paradoxus (Davis 1969) Willems et al. 1991

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Willems A, De Ley J, Gillis M, Kersters K. Comamonadaceae, a new family encompassing the acidovorans rRNA complex, including Variovorax paradoxus gen. nov., comb. nov., for Alcaligenes paradoxus (Davis) 1969. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1991; 41:445-450.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 41, part 2 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1991; 41:581.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 12
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 12
Total number of child taxa: 12

Parent taxon: Comamonadaceae Willems et al. 1991

Assigned by: Willems A, De Ley J, Gillis M, Kersters K. Comamonadaceae, a new family encompassing the acidovorans rRNA complex, including Variovorax paradoxus gen. nov., comb. nov., for Alcaligenes paradoxus (Davis) 1969. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1991; 41:445-450.

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