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Genus Geovibrio

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: 2
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).


 

Geovibrio Caccavo et al. 2000, gen. nov. (Type genus of the order ¤ Geovibriales Cavalier-Smith 2002).
Type species: ¤ Geovibrio ferrireducens Caccavo et al. 2000.
Etymology: Gr. n. , the earth; L. v. vibro, to vibrate; N.L. masc. n. Geovibrio, vibrating from the earth.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 75. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2000, 50, 1415-1417.
Effective publication: CACCAVO Jr. (F.), COATES (J.D.), ROSSELLO-MORA (R.A.), LUDWIG (W.), SCHLEIFER (K.H.), LOVLEY (D.R.) and McINERNEY (M.J.): Geovibrio ferrireducens, a phylogenetically distinct dissimilatory Fe(III)-reducing bacterium. Arch. Microbiol., 1996, 165, 370-376.
Validation List no. 75 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Geovibrio ferrireducens Caccavo et al. 2000, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) PAL-1 = ATCC 51996.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: X95744.
Etymology: L. n. ferrum, iron; L. part. adj. reducens, leading back, bringing back and, in chemistry, converting to a different oxidation state; N.L. part. adj. ferrireducens, reducing iron.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 75. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2000, 50, 1415-1417.
Effective publication: CACCAVO Jr. (F.), COATES (J.D.), ROSSELLO-MORA (R.A.), LUDWIG (W.), SCHLEIFER (K.H.), LOVLEY (D.R.) and McINERNEY (M.J.): Geovibrio ferrireducens, a phylogenetically distinct dissimilatory Fe(III)-reducing bacterium. Arch. Microbiol., 1996, 165, 370-376.
Validation List no. 75 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Geovibrio thiophilus Janssen et al. 2002, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) AAFu3 = ATCC BAA-311 = DSM 11263.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ299402.
Etymology: Gr. n. theion (Latin transliteration thium), sulfur; N.L. masc. adj. philus (from Gr. masc. adj. philos), friend, loving; N.L. masc. adj. thiophilus, sulfur-loving.
Valid publication: JANSSEN (P.H.), LIESACK (W.) and SCHINK (B.): Geovibrio thiophilus sp. nov., a novel sulfur-reducing bacterium belonging to the phylum Deferribacteres. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2002, 52, 1341-1347.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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