Species Sphingobacterium spiritivorum

Name: Sphingobacterium spiritivorum (Holmes et al. 1982) Yabuuchi et al. 1983

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: Flavobacterium spiritivorum Holmes et al. 1982

Etymology: L. n. spiritus, spirit; L. adj. suff. -vorus -a -um, devouring, eating; N.L. neut. adj. spiritivorum, spirit-devouring, intended to refer to the ability of the organism to attack spirits, i.e., alcohol, producing acid in the process

Gender: neuter

Type strains: ATCC 33861; CCUG 13224; CDC E7288; CIP 100542; DSM 11722; E 7288; GIFU 3101; IFO 14948; JCM 1277; JCM 6897; LMG 8347; NBRC 14948; NCTC 11386

16S rRNA gene: D14026 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Yabuuchi E, Kaneko T, Yano I, Moss CW, Miyoshi N. Sphingobacterium gen. nov., Sphingobacterium spiritivorum comb. nov., Sphingobacterium multivorum comb. nov., Sphingobacterium mizutae sp. nov., and Flavobacterium indologenes sp. nov.: glucose-nonfermenting gram-negative rods in CDC groups IIK-2 and IIb. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1983; 33:580-598.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Sphingobacterium Yabuuchi et al. 1983

Assigned by: Yabuuchi E, Kaneko T, Yano I, Moss CW, Miyoshi N. Sphingobacterium gen. nov., Sphingobacterium spiritivorum comb. nov., Sphingobacterium multivorum comb. nov., Sphingobacterium mizutae sp. nov., and Flavobacterium indologenes sp. nov.: glucose-nonfermenting gram-negative rods in CDC groups IIK-2 and IIb. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1983; 33:580-598.

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