Name: Agrobacterium meteori Rüger and Höfle 1992

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: N.L. gen. neut. n. meteori, of meteor, after the German research vessel Meteor

Type strains: 1513; ATCC 700001; DSM 5824; IAM 14464

16S rRNA gene accession number: D88527

Valid publication: Ruger HJ, Hofle MG. Marine star-shaped-aggregate-forming bacteria: Agrobacterium atlanticum sp. nov.; Agrobacterium meteori sp. nov.; Agrobacterium ferrugineum sp. nov., nom. rev.; Agrobacterium gelatinovorum sp. nov., nom. rev.; and Agrobacterium stellulatum sp. nov., nom. rev. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1992; 42:133-143.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Ruegeria atlantica (Rüger and Höfle 1992) Uchino et al. 1999

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Agrobacterium Conn 1942 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Ruger HJ, Hofle MG. Marine star-shaped-aggregate-forming bacteria: Agrobacterium atlanticum sp. nov.; Agrobacterium meteori sp. nov.; Agrobacterium ferrugineum sp. nov., nom. rev.; Agrobacterium gelatinovorum sp. nov., nom. rev.; and Agrobacterium stellulatum sp. nov., nom. rev. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1992; 42:133-143.

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