Name: Acetobacter diazotrophicus Gillis et al. 1989

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: di.a.zo.tro’phi.cus L. pref. dis di, in two; N.L. n. azotum, nitrogen; from French n. azote, nitrogen; from Gr. pref. a-, not; from Gr. n. zôê, life; from N.Gr. n. azôê, not sustaining life; N.L. pref. diazo-, pertaining to dinitrogen; Gr. adj. trophikos -ê -on, nursing, tending; N.L. masc. adj. diazotrophicus, one that feeds on dinitrogen

Gender: masculine

Type strains: ATCC 49037; CCUG 37298; CIP 103539; Döbereiner PA1 5; DSM 5601; LMG 7603; NCCB 89154; PAl 5

16S rRNA gene: JF793977 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Gillis M, Kersters K, Hoste B, Janssens D, Kroppenstedt RM, Stephan MP, Teixeira KRS, Döbereiner J, De Ley J. Acetobacter diazotrophicus sp. nov., a nitrogen-fixing acetic acid bacterium associated with sugarcane. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1989; 39:361-364.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Gluconacetobacter diazotrophicus corrig. (Gillis et al. 1989) Yamada et al. 1998

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Acetobacter Beijerinck 1898 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Gillis M, Kersters K, Hoste B, Janssens D, Kroppenstedt RM, Stephan MP, Teixeira KRS, Döbereiner J, De Ley J. Acetobacter diazotrophicus sp. nov., a nitrogen-fixing acetic acid bacterium associated with sugarcane. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1989; 39:361-364.

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