Species Nitrospirillum amazonense

Name: Nitrospirillum amazonense (Magalhães et al. 1984) Lin et al. 2015

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: Azospirillum amazonense Magalhães et al. 1984

Etymology: a.ma.zon.en’se N.L. neut. adj. amazonense, pertaining to the Amazon region of Brazil

Gender: neuter

Type strain: Am 14 (Yl); ATCC 35119; DSM 2787; LMG 6509; NRRL B-23163; strain AM 14

16S rRNA gene: Z29616 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Lin SY, Hameed A, Shen FT, Liu YC, Hsu YH, Shahina M, Lai WA, Young CC. Description of Niveispirillum fermenti gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from a fermentor in Taiwan, transfer of Azospirillum irakense (1989) as Niveispirillum irakense comb. nov., and reclassification of Azospirillum amazonense (1983) as Nitrospirillum amazonense gen. nov. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 2014; 105:1149-1162.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Validation list no. 165. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2015; 65:2777-2783.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Nitrospirillum Lin et al. 2015

Assigned by: Lin SY, Hameed A, Shen FT, Liu YC, Hsu YH, Shahina M, Lai WA, Young CC. Description of Niveispirillum fermenti gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from a fermentor in Taiwan, transfer of Azospirillum irakense (1989) as Niveispirillum irakense comb. nov., and reclassification of Azospirillum amazonense (1983) as Nitrospirillum amazonense gen. nov. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 2014; 105:1149-1162.

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