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Genus Magnetovibrio

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").

 

Magnetovibrio Bazylinski et al. 2013, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Magnetovibrio blakemorei Bazylinski et al. 2013.
Etymology: Gr. n. magnês -êtos, a magnet; N.L. pref. magneto-, pertaining to a magnet; N.L. masc. n. vibrio, a vibrio; N.L. masc. n. Magnetovibrio, the magnetic vibrio, which references the vibrioid morphology and magnetotactic behaviour of this bacterium.
Valid publication: BAZYLINSKI (D.A.), WILLIAMS (T.J.), LEFÈVRE (C.T.), TRUBITSYN (D.), FANG (J.), BEVERIDGE (T.J.), MOSKOWITZ (B.M.), WARD (B.), SCHÜBBE (S.), DUBBELS (B.L.) and SIMPSON (B.): Magnetovibrio blakemorei gen. nov. sp. nov., a magnetotactic bacterium (Alphaproteobacteria: Rhodospirillaceae) isolated from a salt marsh. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2013, 63, 1824-1833.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Magnetovibrio blakemorei Bazylinski et al. 2013, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) MV-1 = ATCC BAA-1436 = DSM 18854.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: L06455.
Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. blakemorei, of Blakemore, named in honour of US microbiologist Richard P. Blakemore, who was the first to describe scientifically and publish on magnetotactic behaviour in bacteria.
Valid publication: BAZYLINSKI (D.A.), WILLIAMS (T.J.), LEFÈVRE (C.T.), TRUBITSYN (D.), FANG (J.), BEVERIDGE (T.J.), MOSKOWITZ (B.M.), WARD (B.), SCHÜBBE (S.), DUBBELS (B.L.) and SIMPSON (B.): Magnetovibrio blakemorei gen. nov. sp. nov., a magnetotactic bacterium (Alphaproteobacteria: Rhodospirillaceae) isolated from a salt marsh. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2013, 63, 1824-1833.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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