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Genus Cupriavidus

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: 16
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).


 

Cupriavidus Makkar and Casida 1987, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Cupriavidus necator Makkar and Casida 1987.
Etymology: L. n. cuprum, copper; L. adj. avidus, eager for, loving; N.L. masc. n. Cupriavidus, lover of copper.
Valid publication: MAKKAR (N.S.) and CASIDA Jr. (L.E.): Cupriavidus necator gen. nov., sp. nov.: a nonobligate bacterial predator of bacteria in soil. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1987, 37, 323-326.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: The gender assigned by Makkar and Casida 1987 was the neuter gender. However, the Latin adjective avidus is in the masculine gender and according to Rule 65(2) Cupriavidus must be in the masculine gender.
Reference: VANDAMME (P.) and COENYE (T.): Taxonomy of the genus Cupriavidus: a tale of lost and found. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2004, 54, 2285-2289.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Cupriavidus Makkar and Casida 1987 emend. Vandamme and Coenye 2004.
Type species: ¤ Cupriavidus necator Makkar and Casida 1987.
Etymology: L. n. cuprum, copper; L. adj. avidus, eager for, loving; N.L. masc. n. Cupriavidus, lover of copper.
Reference: VANDAMME (P.) and COENYE (T.): Taxonomy of the genus Cupriavidus: a tale of lost and found. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2004, 54, 2285-2289.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: According to Vandamme and Coenye 2004 Cupriavidus Makkar and Casida 1987 emend. Vandamme and Coenye 2004 is an earlier heterotypic synonym of the genus name ¤ Wautersia Vaneechoutte et al. 2004. In conformity with Rules 15, 17, 23a, 37a(1), and 42, all species of the genus Wautersia must be reclassified into Cupriavidus.
Reference: VANDAMME (P.) and COENYE (T.): Taxonomy of the genus Cupriavidus: a tale of lost and found. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2004, 54, 2285-2289.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Cupriavidus alkaliphilus Estrada-de Los Santos et al. 2012, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ASC-732 = CIP 110330 = LMG 26294.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: HQ438078.
Etymology: N.L. n. alkali, soda ash; N.L. adj. philus -a -um (from Gr. adj. philos -ê -on), friend, loving; N.L. adj. alkaliphilus, loving alkaline media.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 148. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2012, 62, 2549-2554.
Effective publication: ESTRADA-DE LOS SANTOS (P.), MARTÍNEZ-AGUILAR (L.), LÓPEZ-LARA (I.M.) and CABALLERO-MELLADO (J.): Cupriavidus alkaliphilus sp. nov., a new species associated with agricultural plants that grow in alkaline soils. Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 2012, 35, 310-314.
Validation List no. 148 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Cupriavidus basilensis (Steinle et al. 1999) Vandamme and Coenye 2004, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) RK1 = DSM 11853 = LMG 18990 = LMG 19474.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF312022.
Basonym: ¤ Ralstonia basilensis Steinle et al. 1999.
Other synonym: ¤ Wautersia basilensis (Steinle et al. 1999) Vaneechoutte et al. 2004.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj.basilensis pertaining to Basilea, the Roman name of Basel, Switzerland, where the strain was isolated.
Valid publication: VANDAMME (P.) and COENYE (T.): Taxonomy of the genus Cupriavidus: a tale of lost and found. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2004, 54, 2285-2289.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Cupriavidus campinensis (Goris et al. 2001) Vandamme and Coenye 2004, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) WS2 = CCUG 44526 = CIP 107177 = LMG 19282.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF312020.
Basonym: ¤ Ralstonia campinensis Goris et al. 2001.
Other synonym: ¤ Wautersia campinensis (Goris et al. 2001) Vaneechoutte et al. 2004.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. campinensis, of the Kempen or Campine, the geographical region of north-east Belgium where the strains were originally isolated.
Valid publication: VANDAMME (P.) and COENYE (T.): Taxonomy of the genus Cupriavidus: a tale of lost and found. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2004, 54, 2285-2289.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Cupriavidus gilardii (Coenye et al. 1999) Vandamme and Coenye 2004, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) Gilardi 4325 = API 141-2-84 = ATCC 700815= CCUG 38401 = CIP 105966 = JCM 11283 = LMG 5886.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF076645.
Basonym: ¤ Ralstonia gilardii Coenye et al. 1999.
Other synonym: ¤ Wautersia gilardii (Coenye et al. 1999) Vaneechoutte et al. 2004.
Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. gilardii, in honour of G. L. Gilardi, an American microbiologist.
Valid publication: VANDAMME (P.) and COENYE (T.): Taxonomy of the genus Cupriavidus: a tale of lost and found. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2004, 54, 2285-2289.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Cupriavidus laharis Sato et al. 2006, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) 1263a = CIP 108726 = PNCM 10347.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB054961.
Etymology: N.L. gen. n. laharis, of a lahar, a volcanic mudflow.
Valid publication: SATO (Y.), NISHIHARA (H.), YOSHIDA (M.), WATANABE (M.), RONDAL (J.D.), CONCEPCION (R.N.) and OHTA (H.): Cupriavidus pinatubonensis sp. nov. and Cupriavidus laharis sp. nov., novel hydrogen-oxidizing, facultatively chemolithotrophic bacteria isolated from volcanic mudflow deposits from Mt. Pinatubo in the Philippines. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 973-978.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Cupriavidus metallidurans (Goris et al. 2001) Vandamme and Coenye 2004, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) CH 34 = ATCC 43123= CCUG 13724 = CCUG 38400 = CIP 107179 = DSM 2839 = JCM 21315 = LMG 1195 = NBRC 102507.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: D87999.
Basonym: ¤ Ralstonia metallidurans Goris et al. 2001.
Other synonym: ¤ Wautersia metallidurans (Goris et al. 2001) Vaneechoutte et al. 2004.
Etymology: L. n. metallum, metal; L. part. adj. durans, enduring; N.L. part. adj. metallidurans, enduring metal, from the fact that these strains are able to survive high heavy-metal concentrations.
Valid publication: VANDAMME (P.) and COENYE (T.): Taxonomy of the genus Cupriavidus: a tale of lost and found. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2004, 54, 2285-2289.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Cupriavidus nantongensis Sun et al. 2016, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) X1=KCTC 42909=LMG 29218.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: KU168038.
Whole-genome sequence accession no. for the type strain: -.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. nantongensis, referring to Nantong city, Jiangsu Province, China, where the type strain was isolated.
Source: Industrial.
Valid publication: SUN, L. N., WANG, D. S., YANG, E. D., FANG, L. C., CHEN, Y. F., TANG, X. Y. and HUA, R. M. 2016. Cupriavidus nantongensis sp. nov., a novel chlorpyrifos-degrading bacterium isolated from sludge. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 66, 2335-2341.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Cupriavidus necator Makkar and Casida 1987, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) N-1 = ATCC 43291= CCUG 52238 = CIP 103161 = DSM 13513 = LMG 8453.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF191737, CP002877 (chromosome 1, complete genome), CP002878 (chromosome 2, complete genome).
Etymology: L. n. necator, murderer, slayer.
Valid publication: MAKKAR (N.S.) and CASIDA Jr. (L.E.): Cupriavidus necator gen. nov., sp. nov.: a nonobligate bacterial predator of bacteria in soil. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1987, 37, 323-326.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: According to Vandamme and Coenye 2004 Cupriavidus necator is an earlier heterotypic synonym of ¤ Wautersia eutropha (basonym ¤ Alcaligenes eutrophus Davis 1969 (Approved Lists 1980); other synonym ¤ Ralstonia eutropha (Davis 1969) Yabuuchi et al. 1996).
Reference: VANDAMME (P.) and COENYE (T.): Taxonomy of the genus Cupriavidus: a tale of lost and found. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2004, 54, 2285-2289.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Cupriavidus numazuensis (Kageyama et al. 2005) Martínez-Aguilar et al. 2013, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) TE26 = CIP 108892 = DSM 15562 = LMG 26411 = NBRC 100056.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB104447.
Basonym: ¤ Wautersia numazuensis corrig. Kageyama et al. 2005.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. numazuensis, pertaining to Numazu, of Numazu in Shizuoka Prefecture, where the type strain was isolated.
Valid publication: MARTÍNEZ-AGUILAR (L.), CABALLERO-MELLADO (J.) and ESTRADA-DE LOS SANTOS (P.): Transfer of Wautersia numazuensis to the genus Cupriavidus as Cupriavidus numazuensis comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2013, 63, 208-211.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Cupriavidus oxalaticus (Sahin et al. 2000) Vandamme and Coenye 2004, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) Ox1 = ATCC 11883= CCUG 2086 = DSM 1105 = JCM 11285 = LMG 2235 = NBRC 13593 = NCIMB 8642.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF155567.
Basonym: ¤ Ralstonia oxalatica (ex Khambata and Bhat 1953) Sahin et al. 2000.
Other synonyms: ¤ Wautersia oxalatica (Sahin et al. 2000) Vaneechoutte et al. 2004, "Pseudomonas oxalaticus" Khambata and Bhat 1953.
Etymology: N.L. n. oxalatum, oxalate; L. masc. suff. -icus, suffix used with the sense of pertaining to; N.L. masc. adj. oxalaticus, pertaining to oxalate.
Valid publication: VANDAMME (P.) and COENYE (T.): Taxonomy of the genus Cupriavidus: a tale of lost and found. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2004, 54, 2285-2289.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Cupriavidus pampae Cuadrado et al. 2010, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) CPDB6 = CCM-A-29:1289 = CCUG 55948.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: FN430567.
Etymology: N.L. n. pampa (from Quechuan noun pampa), pampa; N.L. gen. n. pampae, of pampa, the grassland plains of temperate South America, especially Argentina, where the soil samples were obtained from which the type strain of the species was isolated.
Valid publication: CUADRADO (V.), GOMILA (M.), MERINI (L.), GIULIETTI (A.M.) and MOORE (E.R.B.): Cupriavidus pampae sp. nov., a novel herbicide-degrading bacterium isolated from agricultural soil. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 2606-2612.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Cupriavidus pauculus (Vandamme et al. 1999) Vandamme and Coenye 2004, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 700817= CCUG 12507 = CDC E6793 = CIP 105943 = JCM 11286 = LMG 3244.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF085226.
Basonym: ¤ Ralstonia paucula Vandamme et al. 1999.
Other synonym: ¤ Wautersia paucula (Vandamme et al. 1999) Vaneechoutte et al. 2004.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. pauculus, rare, very few, to indicate that these strains only cause human infections sporadically.
Valid publication: VANDAMME (P.) and COENYE (T.): Taxonomy of the genus Cupriavidus: a tale of lost and found. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2004, 54, 2285-2289.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Cupriavidus pinatubonensis Sato et al. 2006, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) 1245 = CIP 108725 = PNCM 10346.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB121221.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. pinatubonensis, pertaining to Mt. Pinatubo, the volcano on Luzon Island, the Philippines, from which first strains were isolated.
Valid publication: SATO (Y.), NISHIHARA (H.), YOSHIDA (M.), WATANABE (M.), RONDAL (J.D.), CONCEPCION (R.N.) and OHTA (H.): Cupriavidus pinatubonensis sp. nov. and Cupriavidus laharis sp. nov., novel hydrogen-oxidizing, facultatively chemolithotrophic bacteria isolated from volcanic mudflow deposits from Mt. Pinatubo in the Philippines. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 973-978.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Cupriavidus plantarum Estrada-de Los Santos et al. 2015, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ASC-64=BCCM/LMG 26296=CIP 110328.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: HQ438086.
Whole-genome sequence accession no. for the type strain: -.
Etymology: L. fem. n. planta, any vegetable production that serves to propagate the species, a plant; L. gen. pl. n. plantarum, of plants.
Source: Plant.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 162. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int. J Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 65 (2015), 741-744.
Validation List Online
Effective publication: ESTRADA-DE LOS SANTOS, P., SOLANO-RODRÍGUEZ, R., MATSUMURA-PAZ, L. T., VÁSQUEZ-MURRIETA, M. S. and MARTÍNEZ-AGUILAR, L. 2014. Cupriavidus plantarum sp. nov., a plant-associated species. Arch. Microbiol., 196, 811-817..
Effective publication Online

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Cupriavidus respiraculi (Coenye et al. 2003) Vandamme and Coenye 2004, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) AU3313 = CCUG 46809 = LMG 21510.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF500583.
Basonym: ¤ Ralstonia respiraculi Coenye et al. 2003.
Other synonym: ¤ Wautersia respiraculi (Coenye et al. 2003) Vaneechoutte et al. 2004.
Etymology: L. n. respiraculum, breathing, respiration; L. gen. n. respiraculi, of the respiratory system.
Valid publication: VANDAMME (P.) and COENYE (T.): Taxonomy of the genus Cupriavidus: a tale of lost and found. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2004, 54, 2285-2289.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Cupriavidus taiwanensis (Chen et al. 2001) Vandamme and Coenye 2004, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) R1 = CCUG 44338 = CIP 107171 = LMG 19424.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF300324.
Basonym: ¤ Ralstonia taiwanensis Chen et al. 2001.
Other synonym: ¤ Wautersia taiwanensis (Chen et al. 2001) Vaneechoutte et al. 2004.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. taiwanensis, referring to Taiwan, where the root nodule strains were isolated.
Valid publication: VANDAMME (P.) and COENYE (T.): Taxonomy of the genus Cupriavidus: a tale of lost and found. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2004, 54, 2285-2289.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Cupriavidus yeoncheonensis Singh et al. 2015, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) DCY86=JCM 19890=KCTC 42053.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: KF915797.
Whole-genome sequence accession no. for the type strain: -.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. yeoncheonense, of or belonging to Yeoncheon, Korea, from where the type strain was isolated .
Source: Environmental - soil.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 166. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 65 (2015), 3763-3767.
Validation List Online
Effective publication: Singh, P., Kim, Y.-J., Nguyen, N.-L., Hoang, V.-A., Sukweenadhi, J., Farh, M.-A. and Yang, D.-C. 2015. Cupriavidus yeoncheonense sp. nov., isolated from soil of ginseng. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 107, 749-758.
Effective publication Online
Note: Specific epithet corrected on validation.

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