Genus Acidovorax

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Number of species cited in this file: 15
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 3

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

 

Acidovorax Willems et al. 1990, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Acidovorax facilis (Schatz and Bovell 1952) Willems et al. 1990.
Etymology: N.L. neut. n. acidum (from L. adj. acidus, sour) an acid; L. adj. vorax, voracious; N.L. masc. n. Acidovorax, acid-devouring (bacteria).
Reference: WILLEMS (A.), FALSEN (E.), POT (B.), JANTZEN (E.), HOSTE (B.), VANDAMME (P.), GILLIS (M.), KERSTERS (K.) and DE LEY (J.): Acidovorax, a new genus for Pseudomonas facilis, Pseudomonas delafieldii, E. Falsen (EF) group 13, EF group 16, and several clinical isolates, with the species Acidovorax facilis comb. nov., Acidovorax delafieldii comb. nov., and Acidovorax temperans sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1990, 40, 384-398.
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Acidovorax Willems et al. 1990 emend. Willems et al. 1992.
Type species: ¤ Acidovorax facilis (Schatz and Bovell 1952) Willems et al. 1990.
Etymology: N.L. neut. n. acidum (from L. adj. acidus, sour) an acid; L. adj. vorax, voracious; N.L. masc. n. Acidovorax, acid-devouring (bacteria).
Reference: WILLEMS (A.), GOOR (M.), THIELEMANS (S.), GILLIS (M.), KERSTERS (K.) and DE LEY (J.): Transfer of several phytopathogenic Pseudomonas species to Acidovorax as Acidovorax avenae subsp. avenae subsp. nov. comb. nov., Acidovorax avenae subsp. citrulli, Acidovorax avenae subsp. cattleyae, and Acidovorax konjaci. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1992, 42, 107-119.
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Acidovorax anthurii Gardan et al. 2000, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain CFPB 3232 = CIP 107058.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ007013.
Etymology: N.L. n. Anthurium, genus of plants; N.L. gen. n. anthurii of Anthurium, referring to the plant from which the phytopathogenic bacterium was first isolated.
Reference: GARDAN (L.), DAUGA (C.), PRIOR (P.), GILLIS (M.) and SADDLER (G.S.): Acidovorax anthurii sp. nov., a new phytopathogenic bacterium which causes bacterial leaf-spot of anthurium. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2000, 50, 235-246.
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Acidovorax avenae (Manns 1909) Willems et al. 1992, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain ATCC 19860 = CCUG 15838 = CFBP 2425 = CIP 106500 = DSM 7227 = ICMP 3183 = JCM 20985 = LMG 2117 = NCPPB 1011.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: CP002521 (complete genome).
Basonym: ¤ Pseudomonas avenae Manns 1909 (Approved Lists 1980).
Heterotypic Synonyms: ¤ Pseudomonas rubrilineans (Lee et al. 1925) Stapp 1928 (Approved Lists 1980), ¤ Pseudomonas cattleyae (Pavarino 1911) Savulescu 1947 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: N.L. n. Avena, genus of plants; N.L. gen. n. avenae, of Avena.
Reference: WILLEMS (A.), GOOR (M.), THIELEMANS (S.), GILLIS (M.), KERSTERS (K.) and DE LEY (J.): Transfer of several phytopathogenic Pseudomonas species to Acidovorax as Acidovorax avenae subsp. avenae subsp. nov. comb. nov., Acidovorax avenae subsp. citrulli, Acidovorax avenae subsp. cattleyae, and Acidovorax konjaci. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1992, 42, 107-119.
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Acidovorax avenae (Manns 1909) Willems et al. 1992 emend.Schaad et al. 2008.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain ATCC 19860 = CCUG 15838 = CFBP 2425 = CIP 106500 = DSM 7227 = ICMP 3183 = JCM 20985 = LMG 2117 = NCPPB 1011.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: CP002521 (complete genome).
Basonym: ¤ Pseudomonas avenae Manns 1909 (Approved Lists 1980).
Heterotypic Synonyms: ¤ Pseudomonas rubrilineans (Lee et al. 1925) Stapp 1928 (Approved Lists 1980), ¤ Pseudomonas cattleyae (Pavarino 1911) Savulescu 1947 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: N.L. n. Avena, genus of plants; N.L. gen. n. avenae, of Avena.
References: List of Changes in Taxonomic Opinion no. 10. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 1559-1560. [SCHAAD (N.W.), POSTNIKOVA (E.), SECHLER (A.), CLAFLIN (L.E.), VIDAVER (A.K.), JONES (J.B.), AGARKOVA (I.), IGNATOV (A.), DICKSTEIN (E.) and RAMUNDO (B.A.): Reclassification of subspecies of Acidovorax avenae as A. Avenae (Manns 1905) emend., A. cattleyae (Pavarino, 1911) comb. nov., A. citrulli Schaad et al. 2009, 1978) comb. nov., and proposal of A. oryzae sp. nov. Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 2008, 31, 434-446.]
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Acidovorax avenae subsp. avenae (Manns 1909) Willems et al. 1992, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain ATCC 19860 = CCUG 15838 = CFBP 2425 = CIP 106500 = DSM 7227 = ICMP 3183 = JCM 20985 = LMG 2117 = NCPPB 1011.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: CP002521 (complete genome).
Basonym: ¤ Pseudomonas avenae subsp. avenae Manns 1909.
Etymology: N.L. n. Avena, genus of plants; N.L. gen. n. avenae, of Avena.
Reference: WILLEMS (A.), GOOR (M.), THIELEMANS (S.), GILLIS (M.), KERSTERS (K.) and DE LEY (J.): Transfer of several phytopathogenic Pseudomonas species to Acidovorax as Acidovorax avenae subsp. avenae subsp. nov. comb. nov., Acidovorax avenae subsp. citrulli, Acidovorax avenae subsp. cattleyae, and Acidovorax konjaci. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1992, 42, 107-119.
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Acidovorax avenae subsp. cattleyae (Pavarino 1911) Willems et al. 1992, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain FC-507 = ATCC 33619 = CCUG 21975 = CFBP 2423 = CIP 106435 = IBSBF 209 = ICMP 2826 = ICPB 30134 (PC21) = LMG 2364 = NCPPB 961.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF137504.
Basonym: ¤ Pseudomonas cattleyae (Pavarino 1911) Savulescu 1947 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: N.L. n. Cattleya, a genus of orchids; N.L. gen. n. cattleyae, of Cattleya.
Reference: WILLEMS (A.), GOOR (M.), THIELEMANS (S.), GILLIS (M.), KERSTERS (K.) and DE LEY (J.): Transfer of several phytopathogenic Pseudomonas species to Acidovorax as Acidovorax avenae subsp. avenae subsp. nov. comb. nov., Acidovorax avenae subsp. citrulli, Acidovorax avenae subsp. cattleyae, and Acidovorax konjaci. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1992, 42, 107-119.
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¤ Acidovorax cattleyae (Pavarino 1911) Schaad et al. 2009, comb. nov.

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Acidovorax avenae subsp. citrulli (Schaad et al. 1978) Willems et al. 1992, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain FC-247 = ATCC 29625 = CCUG 17393 = CFBP 4459 = CIP 106436 = IBSBF 1851 = ICMP 7500 = ICPB 30064 = LMG 5376 = NCPPB 3679.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF137506.
Basonym: ¤ Pseudomonas pseudoalcaligenes subsp. citrulli Schaad et al. 1978 (Approved Lists 1980).
Other synonym: ¤ Pseudomonas avenae subsp. citrulli (Schaad et al. 1978) Hu et al. 1991.
Etymology: N.L. n. Citrullus, a genus of melon plants; N.L. gen. n. citrulli, of Citrullus.
Reference: WILLEMS (A.), GOOR (M.), THIELEMANS (S.), GILLIS (M.), KERSTERS (K.) and DE LEY (J.): Transfer of several phytopathogenic Pseudomonas species to Acidovorax as Acidovorax avenae subsp. avenae subsp. nov. comb. nov., Acidovorax avenae subsp. citrulli, Acidovorax avenae subsp. cattleyae, and Acidovorax konjaci. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1992, 42, 107-119.
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Note: On page 109 (table 1), the type strain CCUG 17393 is erroneously cited as CCUG 1739 (sic).

¤ Acidovorax citrulli (Schaad et al. 1978) Schaad et al. 2009, comb. nov.

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Acidovorax caeni Heylen et al. 2008, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain R-24608 = DSM 19327 = LMG 24103.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AM084006.
Etymology: L. gen. n. caeni, of sludge.
Reference: HEYLEN (K.), LEBBE (L.) and DE VOS (P.): Acidovorax caeni sp. nov., a denitrifying species with genetically diverse isolates from activated sludge. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 73-77.
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Acidovorax cattleyae (Pavarino 1911) Schaad et al. 2009, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain FC-507 = ATCC 33619 = CCUG 21975 = CFBP 2423 = CIP 106435 = IBSBF 209 = ICMP 2826 = ICPB 30134 (PC21) = LMG 2364 = NCPPB 961.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF137504.
Basonym: ¤ Pseudomonas cattleyae (Pavarino 1911) Savulescu 1947 (Approved Lists 1980).
Other synonyms: ¤ Acidovorax avenae subsp. cattleyae (Pavarino 1911) Willems et al. 1992, "Bacterium cattleyae" Pavarino 1911.
Etymology: N.L. gen. n. cattleyae, of Cattleya, a genus of orchid plants.
References: VALIDATION LIST no. 127. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 923-925 [SCHAAD (N.W.), POSTNIKOVA (E.), SECHLER (A.), CLAFLIN (L.E.), VIDAVER (A.K.), JONES (J.B.), AGARKOVA (I.), IGNATOV (A.), DICKSTEIN (E.) and RAMUNDO (B.A.): Reclassification of subspecies of Acidovorax avenae as A. Avenae (Manns 1905) emend., A. cattleyae (Pavarino, 1911) comb. nov., A. citrulli Schaad et al. 2009, 1978) comb. nov., and proposal of A. oryzae sp. nov. Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 2008, 31, 434-446.]
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Note: In Validation List 127, Acidovorax cattleyae (Pavarino 1911) Schaad et al. 2009 is erroneously cited as Acidovorax cattleyae Schaad et al. 2009.
Reference: Erratum. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 1851.
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Acidovorax citrulli (Schaad et al. 1978) Schaad et al. 2009, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain FC-247 = ATCC 29625 = CCUG 17393 = CFBP 4459 = CIP 106436 = IBSBF 1851 = ICMP 7500 = ICPB 30064 = LMG 5376 = NCPPB 3679.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF078761.
Basonym: ¤ Pseudomonas pseudoalcaligenes subsp. citrulli Schaad et al. 1978 (Approved Lists 1980).
Other synonyms: ¤ Pseudomonas avenae subsp. citrulli (Schaad et al. 1978) Hu et al. 1991, ¤ Acidovorax avenae subsp. citrulli (Schaad et al. 1978) Willems et al. 1992.
Etymology: N.L. gen. n. citrulli, of Citrullus, a genus of melon plants.
References: VALIDATION LIST no. 127. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 923-925 [SCHAAD (N.W.), POSTNIKOVA (E.), SECHLER (A.), CLAFLIN (L.E.), VIDAVER (A.K.), JONES (J.B.), AGARKOVA (I.), IGNATOV (A.), DICKSTEIN (E.) and RAMUNDO (B.A.): Reclassification of subspecies of Acidovorax avenae as A. Avenae (Manns 1905) emend., A. cattleyae (Pavarino, 1911) comb. nov., A. citrulli Schaad et al. 2009, 1978) comb. nov., and proposal of A. oryzae sp. nov. Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 2008, 31, 434-446.]
Validation List no. 127 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

Note: In Validation List 127, Acidovorax citrulli (Schaad et al. 1978) Schaad et al. 2009 is erroneously cited as Acidovorax citrulli Schaad et al. 2009.
Reference: Erratum. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 1851.
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Acidovorax defluvii Schulze et al. 1999, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain BSB411 = CCUG 49021 = CIP 106824 = DSM 12644.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: Y18616.
Etymology: L. gen. n. defluvii, of sewage.
References: VALIDATION LIST no. 71. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1999, 49, 1325-1326. [SCHULZE (R.), SPRING, (S.), AMANN (R.), HUBER (I.), LUDWIG (W.), SCHLEIFER (K.H.) and KÄMPFER (P.): Genotypic diversity of Acidovorax strains isolated from activated sludge and description of Acidovorax defluvii sp. nov. Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 1999, 22, 204-214.]
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Acidovorax delafieldii (Davis 1970) Willems et al. 1990, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain ATCC 17505 = CCUG 1779 = CFBP 2442 = CFBP 3609 = CIP 103303 = DSM 64 = LMG 5943.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF078764.
Basonym: ¤ Pseudomonas delafieldii Davis 1970 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. delafieldii, of Delafield, named after F.P. Delafield, who first isolated this organism.
Reference: WILLEMS (A.), FALSEN (E.), POT (B.), JANTZEN (E.), HOSTE (B.), VANDAMME (P.), GILLIS (M.), KERSTERS (K.) and DE LEY (J.): Acidovorax, a new genus for Pseudomonas facilis, Pseudomonas delafieldii, E. Falsen (EF) group 13, EF group 16, and several clinical isolates, with the species Acidovorax facilis comb. nov., Acidovorax delafieldii comb. nov., and Acidovorax temperans sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1990, 40, 384-398.
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Acidovorax facilis (Schatz and Bovell 1952) Willems et al. 1990, comb. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain ATCC 11228 = CCUG 2113 = CFBP 2441 = CFBP 3608 = CIP 103302 = DSM 649 = LMG 2193 = NRRL B-4274.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF078765.
Basonym: ¤ Pseudomonas facilis (Schatz and Bovell 1952) Davis 1969 (Approved Lists 1980).
Other synonym: "Hydrogenomonas facilis" Schatz and Bovell 1952.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. facilis, easy, without difficulty.
Reference: WILLEMS (A.), FALSEN (E.), POT (B.), JANTZEN (E.), HOSTE (B.), VANDAMME (P.), GILLIS (M.), KERSTERS (K.) and DE LEY (J.): Acidovorax, a new genus for Pseudomonas facilis, Pseudomonas delafieldii, E. Falsen (EF) group 13, EF group 16, and several clinical isolates, with the species Acidovorax facilis comb. nov., Acidovorax delafieldii comb. nov., and Acidovorax temperans sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1990, 40, 384-398.
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Acidovorax konjaci (Goto 1983) Willems et al. 1992, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain K2 = ATCC 33996 = CCUG 17394 = CFBP 4460 = CIP 106439 = DSM 7481 = ICMP 7733 = JCM 2397 = LMG 5691 = NCPPB 3698 = PDDCC 7733.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ420325.
Basonym: ¤ Pseudomonas pseudoalcaligenes subsp. konjaci Goto 1983.
Other synonym: ¤ Pseudomonas avenae subsp. konjaci (Goto 1983) Hu et al. 1991.
Etymology: N.L. gen. n. konjaci, of the konjac plant, Amorphophallus rivieri cv. Konjac.
Reference: WILLEMS (A.), GOOR (M.), THIELEMANS (S.), GILLIS (M.), KERSTERS (K.) and DE LEY (J.): Transfer of several phytopathogenic Pseudomonas species to Acidovorax as Acidovorax avenae subsp. avenae subsp. nov. comb. nov., Acidovorax avenae subsp. citrulli, Acidovorax avenae subsp. cattleyae, and Acidovorax konjaci. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1992, 42, 107-119.
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Acidovorax oryzae Schaad et al. 2009, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain FC-143 = ATCC 19882 = ICMP 3960 = ICPB 30003 (PS 177) = NCPPB 1392.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: DQ360414.
Etymology: L. gen. n. oryzae, of rice, of Oryza (a genus of rice plants).
References: VALIDATION LIST no. 127. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 923-925 [SCHAAD (N.W.), POSTNIKOVA (E.), SECHLER (A.), CLAFLIN (L.E.), VIDAVER (A.K.), JONES (J.B.), AGARKOVA (I.), IGNATOV (A.), DICKSTEIN (E.) and RAMUNDO (B.A.): Reclassification of subspecies of Acidovorax avenae as A. Avenae (Manns 1905) emend., A. cattleyae (Pavarino, 1911) comb. nov., A. citrulli Schaad et al. 2009, 1978) comb. nov., and proposal of A. oryzae sp. nov. Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 2008, 31, 434-446.]
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Acidovorax radicis Li et al. 2011, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain N35 = DSM 23535 = LMG 25767.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: HM027578.
Etymology: L. gen. n. radicis, of a root, the source of isolation of the type strain.
Reference: LI (D.), ROTHBALLER (M.), SCHMID (M.), ESPERSCHÜTZ (J.) and HARTMANN (A.): Acidovorax radicis sp. nov., a wheat-root-colonizing bacterium. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2011, 61, 2589-2594.
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Acidovorax soli Choi et al. 2010, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain BL21 = JCM 15909 = KCTC 22399.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: FJ599672.
Etymology: L. gen. n. soli, of soil, the isolation source of the type strain.
Reference: CHOI (J.H.), KIM (M.S.), ROH (S.W.) and BAE (J.W.): Acidovorax soli sp. nov., isolated from landfill soil. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 2715-2718.
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Acidovorax temperans Willems et al. 1990, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain ATCC 49665 = CCUG 11779 = CCUG 29362 = CFBP 3610 = CIP 103457 = DSM 7270 = LMG 7169.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF078766.
Etymology: L. adj. temperans, moderate, temperate, referring to the moderate metabolic versatility of the species.
Reference: WILLEMS (A.), FALSEN (E.), POT (B.), JANTZEN (E.), HOSTE (B.), VANDAMME (P.), GILLIS (M.), KERSTERS (K.) and DE LEY (J.): Acidovorax, a new genus for Pseudomonas facilis, Pseudomonas delafieldii, E. Falsen (EF) group 13, EF group 16, and several clinical isolates, with the species Acidovorax facilis comb. nov., Acidovorax delafieldii comb. nov., and Acidovorax temperans sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1990, 40, 384-398.
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Acidovorax valerianellae Gardan et al. 2003, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain CFBP 4730 = NCPPB 4283.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ431731.
Etymology: N.L. fem. gen. n. valerianellae, of Valerianella, the genus name of lamb's lettuce, the host plant.
Reference: GARDAN (L.), STEAD (D.E.), DAUGA (C.) and GILLIS (M.): Acidovorax valerianellae sp. nov., a novel pathogen of lamb's lettuce [Valerianella locusta (L.) Laterr.]. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2003, 53, 795-800.
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Acidovorax wautersii Vaneechoutte et al. 2013, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain NF 1078 = CCUG 62584 = LMG 26971.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: JQ946365.
Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. wautersii, of Wauters, referring to Georges Wauters, a Belgian microbiologist, an expert in the phenotypic identification of bacteria.
Reference: VANEECHOUTTE (M.), JANSSENS (M.), AVESANI (V.), DELMÉE (M.) and DESCHAGHT (P.): Description of Acidovorax wautersii sp. nov. to accommodate clinical isolates and an environmental isolate, most closely related to Acidovorax avenae. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2013, 63, 2203-2206.
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