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Genus Rhodovibrio

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).


 

Rhodovibrio Imhoff et al. 1998, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Rhodovibrio salinarum (Nissen and Dundas 1985) Imhoff et al. 1998.
Recommended three-letter abbreviation: Rhv. (see the file ¤ "Three-letter code for abbreviations of generic names").
Etymology: Gr. n. rhodon, the rose; N.L. masc. n. Vibrio, a bacterial genus of bacteria possessing a curved rod shape; N.L. masc. n. Rhodovibrio, the rose Vibrio.
Valid publication: IMHOFF (J.F.), PETRI (R.) and SÜLING (J.): Reclassification of species of the spiral-shaped phototrophic purple non-sulfur bacteria of the α-Proteobacteria: description of the new genera Phaeospirillum gen. nov., Rhodovibrio gen. nov., Rhodothalassium gen. nov. and Roseospira gen. nov. as well as transfer of Rhodospirillum fulvum to Phaeospirillum fulvum comb. nov., of Rhodospirillum molischianum to Phaeospirillum molischianum comb. nov., of Rhodospirillum salinarum to Rhodovibrio salinarum comb. nov., of Rhodospirillum sodomense to Rhodovibrio sodomensis comb. nov., of Rhodospirillum salexigens to Rhodothalassium salexigens comb. nov. and of Rhodospirillum mediosalinum to Roseospira mediosalina comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1998, 48, 793-798.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Rhodovibrio salinarum (Nissen and Dundas 1985) Imhoff et al. 1998, comb. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 35394= DSM 9154.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: D14432.
Basonym: ¤ Rhodospirillum salinarum Nissen and Dundas 1985.
Etymology: L. pl. n. salinae, saltpits, saltworks; N.L. gen. pl. n. salinarum, of saltworks.
Valid publication: IMHOFF (J.F.), PETRI (R.) and SÜLING (J.): Reclassification of species of the spiral-shaped phototrophic purple non-sulfur bacteria of the α-Proteobacteria: description of the new genera Phaeospirillum gen. nov., Rhodovibrio gen. nov., Rhodothalassium gen. nov. and Roseospira gen. nov. as well as transfer of Rhodospirillum fulvum to Phaeospirillum fulvum comb. nov., of Rhodospirillum molischianum to Phaeospirillum molischianum comb. nov., of Rhodospirillum salinarum to Rhodovibrio salinarum comb. nov., of Rhodospirillum sodomense to Rhodovibrio sodomensis comb. nov., of Rhodospirillum salexigens to Rhodothalassium salexigens comb. nov. and of Rhodospirillum mediosalinum to Roseospira mediosalina comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1998, 48, 793-798.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Rhodovibrio sodomensis (Mack et al. 1996) Imhoff et al. 1998, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) DSI = ATCC 51195= DSM 9895.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: FR733704.
Basonym: ¤ Rhodospirillum sodomense Mack et al. 1996.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. sodomensis, pertaining to the Sea of Sodom, the Talmudic name for the Dead Sea.
Valid publication: IMHOFF (J.F.), PETRI (R.) and SÜLING (J.): Reclassification of species of the spiral-shaped phototrophic purple non-sulfur bacteria of the α-Proteobacteria: description of the new genera Phaeospirillum gen. nov., Rhodovibrio gen. nov., Rhodothalassium gen. nov. and Roseospira gen. nov. as well as transfer of Rhodospirillum fulvum to Phaeospirillum fulvum comb. nov., of Rhodospirillum molischianum to Phaeospirillum molischianum comb. nov., of Rhodospirillum salinarum to Rhodovibrio salinarum comb. nov., of Rhodospirillum sodomense to Rhodovibrio sodomensis comb. nov., of Rhodospirillum salexigens to Rhodothalassium salexigens comb. nov. and of Rhodospirillum mediosalinum to Roseospira mediosalina comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1998, 48, 793-798.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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