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Genus Acidimicrobium

Warning: In the List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature, an arrow () only indicates the sequence of valid publication of names and does not mean that the last name in the sequence must be used (see: Introduction).

Number of species cited in this file: 1
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 0

Classification (Warning: see also the file "Classification of prokaryotes: Introduction").


For a detailed description of this taxon see Bergey’s Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria (BMSAB).


 

Acidimicrobium Clark and Norris 1996, gen. nov. (Type genus of the order ¤ Acidimicrobiales Stackebrandt et al. 1997; type genus of the family ¤ Acidimicrobiaceae Stackebrandt et al. 1997).
Type species: ¤ Acidimicrobium ferrooxidans Clark and Norris 1996.
Etymology: N.L. neut. n. acidum (from L. adj. acidus, sour), an acid; N.L. neut. n. microbium (from Gr. adj. mikros, small; and Gr. masc. n. bios, life), a microbe; N.L. neut. n. Acidimicrobium, a small bacterium (microbes) from acidic environments.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 59. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1996, 46, 1189-1190.
Effective publication: CLARK (D.A.) and NORRIS (P.R.): Acidimicrobium ferrooxidans gen. nov., sp. nov.: mixed-culture ferrous iron oxidation with Sulfobacillus species. Microbiology, 1996, 142, 785-790.
Validation List no. 59 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Acidimicrobium ferrooxidans Clark and Norris 1996, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ICP = DSM 10331 = JCM 15462 = NBRC 103882.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: CP001631 (complete genome).
Etymology: L. n. ferrum, iron; N.L. v. oxido, to oxidize; N.L. part. adj. ferrooxidans, iron-oxidizing.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 59. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1996, 46, 1189-1190.
Effective publication: CLARK (D.A.) and NORRIS (P.R.): Acidimicrobium ferrooxidans gen. nov., sp. nov.: mixed-culture ferrous iron oxidation with Sulfobacillus species. Microbiology, 1996, 142, 785-790.
Validation List no. 59 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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