Name: Aquabacterium citratiphilum Kalmbach et al. 1999

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: ci.tra.ti’phi.lum L. n. citrus, lemon tree; L. n. acidunz, acid; L. neut. n. acidum, citri citric acid; Gr. masc. adj. philos, loving; M.L. n. adj. citratiphilum, citrate-loving, referring to the preferred utilization of citrate as carbon and energy source

Type strains: ATCC BAA-207; CIP 106985; DSM 11900; strain B4

16S rRNA gene accession number: AF035050

Valid publication: Kalmbach S, Manz W, Wecke J, Szewzyk U. Aquabacterium gen. nov., with description of Aquabacterium citratiphilum sp. nov., Aquabacterium parvum sp. nov. and Aquabacterium commune sp. nov., three in situ dominant bacterial species from the Berlin drinking water system. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1999; 49:769-777.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Aquabacterium Kalmbach et al. 1999

Assigned by: Kalmbach S, Manz W, Wecke J, Szewzyk U. Aquabacterium gen. nov., with description of Aquabacterium citratiphilum sp. nov., Aquabacterium parvum sp. nov. and Aquabacterium commune sp. nov., three in situ dominant bacterial species from the Berlin drinking water system. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1999; 49:769-777.

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