Species Geovibrio ferrireducens

Name: Geovibrio ferrireducens Caccavo et al. 2000

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: L. neut. n. ferrum, iron; L. part. adj. reducens, leading back, bringing back and, in chemistry, converting to a different oxidation state; N.L. part. adj. ferrireducens, reducing iron

Type strains: ATCC 51996; PAL-1

16S rRNA gene accession number: X95744

Effective publication: Caccavo FJ, Coates JD, Rossello-Mora RA, Ludwig W, Schleifer KH, Lovley DR, McInerney MJ. Geovibrio ferrireducens, a phylogenetically distinct dissimilatory Fe(III)-reducing bacterium. Arch Microbiol 1996; 165:370-376.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 75. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2000; 50:1415-1417.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Geovibrio Caccavo et al. 2000

Assigned by: Caccavo FJ, Coates JD, Rossello-Mora RA, Ludwig W, Schleifer KH, Lovley DR, McInerney MJ. Geovibrio ferrireducens, a phylogenetically distinct dissimilatory Fe(III)-reducing bacterium. Arch Microbiol 1996; 165:370-376.

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