Name: Prosthecochloris vibrioformis (Pelsh 1936) Imhoff 2003

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: Chlorobium vibrioforme Pelsh 1936 (Approved Lists 1980)

Etymology: vi.bri.o.for’mis. N.L. masc./fem. adj. vibrioformis, shaped like a curved cell, like a vibrio

Gender: feminine

Type strain: BCRC 81026; DSM 260; Moss Ldg.; SMG 260

Valid publication: Imhoff JF. Phylogenetic taxonomy of the family Chlorobiaceae on the basis of 16S rRNA and fmo (Fenna-Matthews-Olson protein) gene sequences. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2003; 53:941-951.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 53, part 4 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2003; 53:1703-1705.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Prosthecochloris Gorlenko 1970 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Imhoff JF. Phylogenetic taxonomy of the family Chlorobiaceae on the basis of 16S rRNA and fmo (Fenna-Matthews-Olson protein) gene sequences. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2003; 53:941-951.

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Record number: 779857