Name: Bdellovibrio bacteriovorus Stolp and Starr 1963 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: bac.te.ri.o.vo.rus. N.L. neut. n. bacterium, rod or staff and, in biology, a bacterium (so called because the first ones observed were rod-shaped); L. v. voro, to eat, to devour; N.L. masc. adj. bacteriovorus, bacteria devouring

Gender: masculine

Type strain: ATCC 15356; DSM 50701; HD 100; NCIB 9529; NCIMB 9529

16S rRNA gene: AJ292759 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Stolp H, Starr MP. BDELLOVIBRIO BACTERIOVORUS GEN. ET SP. N., A PREDATORY, ECTOPARASITIC, AND BACTERIOLYTIC MICROORGANISM. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 1963; 29:217-248.

IJSEM list: Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Bdellovibrio Stolp and Starr 1963 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Stolp H, Starr MP. BDELLOVIBRIO BACTERIOVORUS GEN. ET SP. N., A PREDATORY, ECTOPARASITIC, AND BACTERIOLYTIC MICROORGANISM. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 1963; 29:217-248.

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Record number: 773988
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