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Genus Microvirga

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: 12
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 0

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

 

Microvirga Kanso and Patel 2003, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Microvirga subterranea Kanso and Patel 2003.
Etymology: Gr. adj. mikros, small; L. fem. n. virga, rod; N.L. fem. n. Microvirga, a small rod.
Valid publication: KANSO (S.) and PATEL (B.K.C.): Microvirga subterranea gen. nov., sp. nov., a moderate thermophile from a deep subsurface Australian thermal aquifer. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2003, 53, 401-406.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Microvirga Kanso and Patel 2003 emend. Zhang et al. 2009.
Type species: ¤ Microvirga subterranea Kanso and Patel 2003.
Etymology: Gr. adj. mikros, small; L. fem. n. virga, rod; N.L. fem. n. Microvirga, a small rod.
Reference: ZHANG (J.), SONG (F.), XIN (Y.H.), ZHANG (J.) and FANG (C.): Microvirga guangxiensis sp. nov., a novel alphaproteobacterium from soil, and emended description of the genus Microvirga. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 1997-2001.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Microvirga Kanso and Patel 2003 emend. Weon et al. 2010.
Type species: ¤ Microvirga subterranea Kanso and Patel 2003.
Etymology: Gr. adj. mikros, small; L. fem. n. virga, rod; N.L. fem. n. Microvirga, a small rod.
Reference: WEON (H.Y.), KWON (S.W.), SON (J.A.), JO (E.H.), KIM (S.J.), KIM (Y.S.), KIM (B.Y.) and KA (J.O.): Description of Microvirga aerophila sp. nov. and Microvirga aerilata sp. nov., isolated from air, reclassification of Balneimonas flocculans Takeda et al. 2004 as Microvirga flocculans comb. nov. and emended description of the genus Microvirga. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 2596-2600.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: According to Weon et al. 2010, Microvirga Kanso and Patel 2003 is an earlier heterotypic synonyms of ¤ Balneimonas Takeda et al. 2004.
Reference: WEON (H.Y.), KWON (S.W.), SON (J.A.), JO (E.H.), KIM (S.J.), KIM (Y.S.), KIM (B.Y.) and KA (J.O.): Description of Microvirga aerophila sp. nov. and Microvirga aerilata sp. nov., isolated from air, reclassification of Balneimonas flocculans Takeda et al. 2004 as Microvirga flocculans comb. nov. and emended description of the genus Microvirga. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 2596-2600.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Microvirga Kanso and Patel 2003 emend. Ardley et al. 2012.
Type species: ¤ Microvirga subterranea Kanso and Patel 2003.
Etymology: Gr. adj. mikros, small; L. fem. n. virga, rod; N.L. fem. n. Microvirga, a small rod.
Reference: ARDLEY (J.K.), PARKER (M.A.), DE MEYER (S.E.), TRENGOVE (R.D.), O'HARA (G.W.), REEVE (W.G.), YATES (R.J.), DILWORTH (M.J.), WILLEMS (A.) and HOWIESON (J.G.): Microvirga lupini sp. nov., Microvirga lotononidis sp. nov. and Microvirga zambiensis sp. nov. are alphaproteobacterial root-nodule bacteria that specifically nodulate and fix nitrogen with geographically and taxonomically separate legume hosts. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2012, 62, 2579-2588.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Microvirga aerilata Weon et al. 2010, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) 5420S-16 = KACC 12744 = NBRC 106137.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: GQ421849.
Etymology: L. n. aer, air; L. part. adj. latus -a -um, carried; N.L. fem. part. adj. aerilata, airborne.
Valid publication: WEON (H.Y.), KWON (S.W.), SON (J.A.), JO (E.H.), KIM (S.J.), KIM (Y.S.), KIM (B.Y.) and KA (J.O.): Description of Microvirga aerophila sp. nov. and Microvirga aerilata sp. nov., isolated from air, reclassification of Balneimonas flocculans Takeda et al. 2004 as Microvirga flocculans comb. nov. and emended description of the genus Microvirga. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 2596-2600.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Microvirga aerophila Weon et al. 2010, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) 5420S-12 = KACC 12743 = NBRC 106136.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: GQ421848.
Etymology: Gr. n. aer, air; N.L. adj. philus -a -um (from Gr. adj. philos -ê -on), friend, loving; N.L. fem. adj. aerophila, air-loving.
Valid publication: WEON (H.Y.), KWON (S.W.), SON (J.A.), JO (E.H.), KIM (S.J.), KIM (Y.S.), KIM (B.Y.) and KA (J.O.): Description of Microvirga aerophila sp. nov. and Microvirga aerilata sp. nov., isolated from air, reclassification of Balneimonas flocculans Takeda et al. 2004 as Microvirga flocculans comb. nov. and emended description of the genus Microvirga. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 2596-2600.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Microvirga flocculans (Takeda et al. 2004) Weon et al. 2010, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) TFB = ATCC BAA-817 = IAM 15034 = JCM 11936 = KCTC 12101.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB098515.
Basonym: ¤ Balneimonas flocculans corrig. Takeda et al. 2004.
Etymology: N.L. fem. part. adj. flocculans, flocculating.
Valid publication: WEON (H.Y.), KWON (S.W.), SON (J.A.), JO (E.H.), KIM (S.J.), KIM (Y.S.), KIM (B.Y.) and KA (J.O.): Description of Microvirga aerophila sp. nov. and Microvirga aerilata sp. nov., isolated from air, reclassification of Balneimonas flocculans Takeda et al. 2004 as Microvirga flocculans comb. nov. and emended description of the genus Microvirga. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 2596-2600.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Microvirga guangxiensis Zhang et al. 2009, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) 25B = CGMCC 1.7666 = JCM 15710.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EU727176.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. guangxiensis, referring to Guangxi Province, China, the source of the soil from which the species was first isolated.
Valid publication: ZHANG (J.), SONG (F.), XIN (Y.H.), ZHANG (J.) and FANG (C.): Microvirga guangxiensis sp. nov., a novel alphaproteobacterium from soil, and emended description of the genus Microvirga. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 1997-2001.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Microvirga lotononidis Ardley et al. 2012, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) WSM3557 = HAMBI 3237 = LMG 26455.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: HM362432.
Etymology: N.L. gen. n. lotononidis, of Lotononis, a taxon of leguminous plants, referring to the isolation source of the first strains, nodules of Listia angolensis, a species in the Lotononis sensu lato clade.
Valid publication: ARDLEY (J.K.), PARKER (M.A.), DE MEYER (S.E.), TRENGOVE (R.D.), O'HARA (G.W.), REEVE (W.G.), YATES (R.J.), DILWORTH (M.J.), WILLEMS (A.) and HOWIESON (J.G.): Microvirga lupini sp. nov., Microvirga lotononidis sp. nov. and Microvirga zambiensis sp. nov. are alphaproteobacterial root-nodule bacteria that specifically nodulate and fix nitrogen with geographically and taxonomically separate legume hosts. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2012, 62, 2579-2588.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Microvirga lupini Ardley et al. 2012, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) Lut6 = HAMBI 3236 = LMG 26460.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EF191408.
Etymology: L. n. lupinus, a lupin and also a botanical generic name; L. gen. n. lupini, of Lupinus, referring to the isolation of the first strains from Lupinus texensis.
Valid publication: ARDLEY (J.K.), PARKER (M.A.), DE MEYER (S.E.), TRENGOVE (R.D.), O'HARA (G.W.), REEVE (W.G.), YATES (R.J.), DILWORTH (M.J.), WILLEMS (A.) and HOWIESON (J.G.): Microvirga lupini sp. nov., Microvirga lotononidis sp. nov. and Microvirga zambiensis sp. nov. are alphaproteobacterial root-nodule bacteria that specifically nodulate and fix nitrogen with geographically and taxonomically separate legume hosts. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2012, 62, 2579-2588.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Microvirga massiliensis Caputo et al. 2016, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) JC119=CSUR P153=DSM 26813.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: JF824802.
Whole-genome sequence accession no. for the type strain: CDSD01000001.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. massiliensis, of Massilia, the Latin name of Marseille, France, where M. massiliensis was isolated.
Source: Human.
Valid publication: VALIDATION LIST no. 170. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 66 (2016), 2463-2466.
Validation List Online
Effective publication: CAPUTO, A., LAGIER, J.-C., AZZA, S., ROBERT, C., MOUELHI, D., FOURNIER, P.-E., RAOULT, D. 2016. Microvirga massiliensis sp. nov., the human commensal with the largest genome. Microbiol. Open 5, 307-322.
Effective publication Online

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Microvirga ossetica Safronova et al. 2017, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) V5/3M=LMG 29787=RCAM 02728.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: KX576552.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. ossetica, Ossetian, referring to North Ossetia region in the Caucasus, the place where this species was first isolated.
Source: Plant.
Valid publication: SAFRONOVA, V. I., KUZNETSOVA, I. G., SAZANOVA, A. L., BELIMOV, A. A., ANDRONOV, E. E., CHIRAK, E. R., OSLEDKIN, Y. S., ONISHCHUK, O. P., KURCHAK, O. N., SHAPOSHNIKOV, A. I., WILLEMS, A. and TIKHONOVICH, I. A. 2017. Microvirga ossetica sp. nov., a species of rhizobia isolated from root nodules of the legume species Vicia alpestris Steven. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 67, 94-100.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Microvirga soli Dahal and Kim 2017, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) R491=KEMB 9005-408=KACC 18969=NBRC 112417.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: KX247636.
Etymology: L. gen. n. soli, of soil, the source of the type strain.
Source: Environmental - soil.
Valid publication: DAHAL, R. H. and KIM, J. 2017. Microvirga soli sp. nov., an alphaproteobacterium isolated from soil. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 67, 127-132.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Microvirga subterranea Kanso and Patel 2003, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) FaiI4 = ATCC BAA-295 = DSM 14364.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: FR733708.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. subterranea, underground, subterranean.
Valid publication: KANSO (S.) and PATEL (B.K.C.): Microvirga subterranea gen. nov., sp. nov., a moderate thermophile from a deep subsurface Australian thermal aquifer. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2003, 53, 401-406.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: The strain ATCC BAA-29 was deposited as Corbulabacter subterraneus.

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Microvirga vignae Radl et al. 2014, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) BR3299=HAMBI 3457.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: JX504804.
Whole-genome sequence accession no. for the type strain: N/A.
Etymology: N.L. gen. n. vignae, of Vigna, referring to the fact that all strains were isolated from cowpea nodules, Vigna unguiculata.
Source: Plant.
Valid publication: RADL, V., SIMÕES-ARAÚJO, J. L., LEITE, J., PASSOS, S. R., MARTINS, L. M., XAVIER, G. R., RUMJANEK, N. G., BALDANI, J. I. and ZILLI, J. E. 2014. Microvirga vignae sp. nov., a root nodule symbiotic bacterium isolated from cowpea grown in semi-arid Brazil. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 64, 725-730.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Microvirga zambiensis Ardley et al. 2012, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) WSM3693 = HAMBI 3238 = LMG 26454.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: HM362433.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. zambiensis, of or belonging to Zambia, from where the type strain was isolated.
Valid publication: ARDLEY (J.K.), PARKER (M.A.), DE MEYER (S.E.), TRENGOVE (R.D.), O'HARA (G.W.), REEVE (W.G.), YATES (R.J.), DILWORTH (M.J.), WILLEMS (A.) and HOWIESON (J.G.): Microvirga lupini sp. nov., Microvirga lotononidis sp. nov. and Microvirga zambiensis sp. nov. are alphaproteobacterial root-nodule bacteria that specifically nodulate and fix nitrogen with geographically and taxonomically separate legume hosts. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2012, 62, 2579-2588.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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