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Genus Rhodomicrobium

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).


 

Rhodomicrobium Duchow and Douglas 1949, genus.
Type species: ¤ Rhodomicrobium vannielii Duchow and Douglas 1949 (Approved Lists 1980).
Recommended three-letter abbreviation: Rmi. (see the file ¤ "Three-letter code for abbreviations of generic names").
Etymology: Gr. n. rhodon, the rose; N.L. neut. n. microbium, microbe; N.L. neut. n. Rhodomicroibum, red microbe.
Approved Lists reference: SKERMAN (V.B.D.), McGOWAN (V.) and SNEATH (P.H.A.) (editors): Approved Lists of Bacterial Names. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1980, 30, 225-420 (Approved Lists of Bacterial Names in IJSEM Online - Approved Lists of Bacterial Names Amended edition).
Original publication: DUCHOW (E.) and DOUGLAS (H.C.): Rhodomicrobium vannielii, a new photoheterotrophic bacterium. Journal of Bacteriology, 1949, 58, 409-416.

Rhodomicrobium Duchow and Douglas 1949 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Imhoff et al. 1984.
Type species: ¤ Rhodomicrobium vannielii Duchow and Douglas 1949 (Approved Lists 1980).
Recommended three-letter abbreviation: Rmi. (see the file ¤ "Three-letter code for abbreviations of generic names").
Etymology: Gr. n. rhodon, the rose; N.L. neut. n. microbium, microbe; N.L. neut. n. Rhodomicroibum, red microbe.
Reference: IMHOFF (J.F.), TRÜPER (H.G.) and PFENNIG (N.): Rearrangement of the species and genera of the phototrophic "purple nonsulfur bacteria". Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1984, 34, 340-343.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Rhodomicrobium udaipurense Ramana et al. 2013, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) JA643=KCTC 15219=NBRC 109057.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: FN995218.
Etymology: N.L. neut. adj. udaipurense, of or belonging to Udaipur, a place in the Indian Himalayas, from where the type strain was isolated.
Source: Environmental - freshwater.
Reference: RAMANA, V. V., RAJ, P. S., TUSHAR, L., SASIKALA, Ch. and RAMANA Ch, V. 2013. Rhodomicrobium udaipurense sp. nov., a psychrotolerant, phototrophic alphaproteobacterium isolated from a freshwater stream. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 63, 2684-2689.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Rhodomicrobium vannielii Duchow and Douglas 1949, species. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 17100= DSM 162 = LMG 4299.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: FN666247, CP002292 (complete genome).
Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. vannielii, of van Niel; named for C.B. van Niel, an American microbiologist.
Approved Lists reference: SKERMAN (V.B.D.), McGOWAN (V.) and SNEATH (P.H.A.) (editors): Approved Lists of Bacterial Names. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1980, 30, 225-420 (Approved Lists of Bacterial Names in IJSEM Online - Approved Lists of Bacterial Names Amended edition).
Original publication: DUCHOW (E.) and DOUGLAS (H.C.): Rhodomicrobium vannielii, a new photoheterotrophic bacterium. Journal of Bacteriology, 1949, 58, 409-416.

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