Name: Campylobacter nitrofigilis McClung et al. 1983

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: L. neut. n. nitrum, native soda, natron, nitrate; L. v. figo, to fix, attach; L. masc./fem. adj. suff. -ilis, suffix denoting an active quality, able to; N.L. masc./fem. adj. nitrofigilis, able to fix (nitrogen as) nitrate

Gender: masculine

Type strain: ATCC 33309; CCUG 15892; CCUG 15893; CI; CIP 103745; DSM 7299; LMG 7604; NCTC 12251

16S rRNA gene: L14627 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: McClung CR, Patriquin DG, Davis RE. Campylobacter nitrofigilis sp. nov., a nitrogen-fixing bacterium associated with roots of Spartina alterniflora Loisel. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1983; 33:605-612.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Arcobacter nitrofigilis (McClung et al. 1983) Vandamme et al. 1991

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Campylobacter Sebald and VĂ©ron 1963 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: McClung CR, Patriquin DG, Davis RE. Campylobacter nitrofigilis sp. nov., a nitrogen-fixing bacterium associated with roots of Spartina alterniflora Loisel. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1983; 33:605-612.

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Record number: 774384