Name: "Hydrogenophaga electricum" Kimura and Okabe 2013

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: e.lec’tri.cum L. neut. n. electrum, amber; Gr. adj. suff. -icus -a -um, suffix used with the sense of pertaining to; N.L. neut. adj. electricum, referring to generation of electricity (electron so called because it first was generated by rubbing amber)

Gender: feminine

Type strains: AR20; KCTC 32195; NBRC 109341

16S rRNA gene: AB746948 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Kimura Z, Okabe S. Hydrogenophaga electricum sp. nov., isolated from anodic biofilms of an acetate-fed microbial fuel cell. J Gen Appl Microbiol 2013; 59:261-266.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

Parent taxon: Hydrogenophaga Willems et al. 1989

Assigned by: Kimura Z, Okabe S. Hydrogenophaga electricum sp. nov., isolated from anodic biofilms of an acetate-fed microbial fuel cell. J Gen Appl Microbiol 2013; 59:261-266.

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