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Genus Rhizobacter

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: 5
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).


 

Rhizobacter Goto and Kuwata 1988, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Rhizobacter dauci corrig. Goto and Kuwata 1988.
Etymology: Gr. n. rhiza, a root; N.L. masc. n. bacter, rod, staff; N.L. masc. n. Rhizobacter, root rod.
Valid publication: GOTO (M.) and KUWATA (H.): Rhizobacter daucus gen. nov., sp. nov., the causal agent of carrot bacterial gall. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1988, 38, 233-239.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Rhizobacter Goto and Kuwata 1988 emend. Stackebrandt et al. 2009.
Type species: ¤ Rhizobacter dauci corrig. Goto and Kuwata 1988.
Etymology: Gr. n. rhiza, a root; N.L. masc. n. bacter, rod, staff; N.L. masc. n. Rhizobacter, root rod.
Reference: STACKEBRANDT (E.), VERBARG (S.), FRÜHLING (A.), BUSSE (H.J.) and TINDALL (B.J.): Dissection of the genus Methylibium: reclassification of Methylibium fulvum as Rhizobacter fulvus comb. nov., Methylibium aquaticum as Piscinibacter aquaticus gen. nov., comb. nov. and Methylibium subsaxonicum as Rivibacter subsaxonicus gen. nov., comb. nov. and emended descriptions of the genera Rhizobacter and Methylibium. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 2552-2560.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Rhizobacter bergeniae Wei et al. 2015, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) PLGR-1=CCTCC AB 2013018=KCTC 32299=LMG 27607.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: KF551137.
Etymology: N.L. n. Bergenia, a botanical genus name; N.L. gen. bergeniae, of the plant genus Bergenia.
Source: Plant.
Valid publication: WEI, L., SI, M., LONG, M., ZHU, L., LI, C., SHEN, X., WANG, Y., ZHAO, L. and ZHANG, L. 2015. Rhizobacter bergeniae sp. nov., isolated from the root of Bergenia scopulosa. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 65, 479-484
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Rhizobacter dauci corrig. Goto and Kuwata 1988, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) H6 = ATCC 43778= DSM 11587 = ICMP 9400 = LMG 9036.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB297965.
Etymology: L. n. daucus, a kind of carrot, and also the generic name of carrot (Daucus); L. masc. gen. n. dauci, of the carrot, host plant.
Valid publication: GOTO (M.) and KUWATA (H.): Rhizobacter daucus gen. nov., sp. nov., the causal agent of carrot bacterial gall. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1988, 38, 233-239.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: The original spelling, Rhizobacter daucus (sic), has been corrected by Young et al. 1996 [1] and by Trüper and De' Clari 1998 [2].
References:
1 YOUNG (J.M.), SADDLER (G.S.), TAKIKAWA (Y.), DE BOER (S.H.), VAUTERIN (L.), GARDAN (L.), GVOZDYAK (R.I.) and STEAD (D.E.): Names of plant pathogenic bacteria 1864-1995. Review of plant pathology, 1996, 75, 721-763.
2 TRÜPER (H.G.) and DE' CLARI (L.): Taxonomic note: erratum and correction of further specific epithets formed as substantives (nouns) "in apposition". Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1998, 48, 615.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Rhizobacter dauci corrig. Goto and Kuwata 1988 emend. Stackebrandt et al. 2009.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) H6 = ATCC 43778= DSM 11587 = ICMP 9400 = LMG 9036.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB297965.
Etymology: L. n. daucus, a kind of carrot, and also the generic name of carrot (Daucus); L. masc. gen. n. dauci, of the carrot, host plant.
Reference: STACKEBRANDT (E.), VERBARG (S.), FRÜHLING (A.), BUSSE (H.J.) and TINDALL (B.J.): Dissection of the genus Methylibium: reclassification of Methylibium fulvum as Rhizobacter fulvus comb. nov., Methylibium aquaticum as Piscinibacter aquaticus gen. nov., comb. nov. and Methylibium subsaxonicum as Rivibacter subsaxonicus gen. nov., comb. nov. and emended descriptions of the genera Rhizobacter and Methylibium. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 2552-2560.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Rhizobacter fulvus (Yoon et al. 2007) Stackebrandt et al. 2009, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) Gsoil 322 = DSM 19916 = KCTC 12591 = LMG 23394.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB245356.
Basonym: ¤ Methylibium fulvum Yoon et al. 2007.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. fulvus, deep yellow, gold-coloured.
Valid publication: STACKEBRANDT (E.), VERBARG (S.), FRÜHLING (A.), BUSSE (H.J.) and TINDALL (B.J.): Dissection of the genus Methylibium: reclassification of Methylibium fulvum as Rhizobacter fulvus comb. nov., Methylibium aquaticum as Piscinibacter aquaticus gen. nov., comb. nov. and Methylibium subsaxonicum as Rivibacter subsaxonicus gen. nov., comb. nov. and emended descriptions of the genera Rhizobacter and Methylibium. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 2552-2560.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: In the figure 1 of the paper by Stackebrandt et al. 2009, the type strain of Methylibium fulvum Yoon et al. 2007 [Rhizobacter fulvus (Yoon et al. 2007) Stackebrandt et al. 2009] is erroneously cited as Gsoil 328.

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Rhizobacter gummiphilus Imai et al. 2016, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) NS21=BCC 58006=NBRC 109400.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: AB764046.
Whole-genome sequence accession no. for the type strain: -.
Etymology: L. fem. n. gummi, rubber; Gr. adj. philos, loving; N.L. masc. adj. gummiphilus, preferring rubber.
Source: Environmental - soil.
Valid publication: VALIDATION LIST no. 169. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 66 (2016), 1913-1915; erratum, 2456-2458.
Validation List Online
Effective publication: Imai, S., Yoshida, R., Endo, Y., Fukunaga, Y., Yamazoe, A., Kasai, D., Masai, E. and Fukuda, M. 2013. Rhizobacter gummiphilus sp. nov., a rubber-degrading bacterium isolated from the soil of a botanical garden in Japan. J. Gen. Appl. Microbiol. 59, 199-205.
Effective publication Online

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Rhizobacter profundi Jin et al. 2016, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) DS48-6-5=KCTC 42645=NBRC 111169.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: KM670026.
Whole-genome sequence accession no. for the type strain: .
Etymology: L. gen. neut. n. profundi, of a deep place.
Source: Environmental - freshwater.
Valid publication: JIN, L., KO, S. R., AHN, C. Y., LEE, H. G. and OH, H. M. 2016. Rhizobacter profundi sp. nov., isolated from freshwater sediment. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 66, 1926-1931.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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