Species Rhizobium arsenicireducens

Name: Rhizobium arsenicireducens Mohapatra et al. 2020

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: ar.se.ni.ci.re.du’cens L. neut. n. arsenicon, arsenic; L. pres. part. reducens, reducing; N.L. part. adj. arsenicireducens, arsenic-reducing, referring to the ability of the organism to reduce arsenic during its growth

Gender: neuter

Type strains: BCCM/LMG 28795; KAs 5-22; KCTC 72768

16S rRNA gene: JX173993 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Mohapatra B, Sarkar A, Joshi S, Chatterjee A, Kazy SK, Maiti MK, Satyanarayana T, Sar P. An arsenate-reducing and alkane-metabolizing novel bacterium, Rhizobium arsenicireducens sp. nov., isolated from arsenic-rich groundwater. Arch Microbiol 2017; 199:191-201.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Validation list no. 192. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:1443-1446.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Parent taxon: Rhizobium Frank 1889 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Mohapatra B, Sarkar A, Joshi S, Chatterjee A, Kazy SK, Maiti MK, Satyanarayana T, Sar P. An arsenate-reducing and alkane-metabolizing novel bacterium, Rhizobium arsenicireducens sp. nov., isolated from arsenic-rich groundwater. Arch Microbiol 2017; 199:191-201.

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