Name: Sphingobium herbicidovorans (Zipper et al. 1997) Takeuchi et al. 2001

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: Sphingomonas herbicidovorans Zipper et al. 1997

Etymology: her.bi.ci.do.vo.rans. L. fem. n. herba, an herb; L. masc. n. suff. -cida, murderer, killer; from L. v. caedo, to cut or kill; L. pres. part. vorans, eating, devouring; N.L. part. adj. herbicidovorans, herbicide-devouring, referring to its ability to utilize herbicides as a sole source of carbon and energy

Gender: neuter

Type strain: ATCC 700291; CIP 106705; DSM 11019; IFO 16415; LMG 18315; MH; NBRC 16415

16S rRNA gene: AB681063 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Takeuchi M, Hamana K, Hiraishi A. Proposal of the genus Sphingomonas sensu stricto and three new genera, Sphingobium, Novosphingobium and Sphingopyxis, on the basis of phylogenetic and chemotaxonomic analyses. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2001; 51:1405-1417.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 51, part 4 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2001; 51:1621-1623.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Sphingobium Takeuchi et al. 2001

Assigned by: Takeuchi M, Hamana K, Hiraishi A. Proposal of the genus Sphingomonas sensu stricto and three new genera, Sphingobium, Novosphingobium and Sphingopyxis, on the basis of phylogenetic and chemotaxonomic analyses. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2001; 51:1405-1417.

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