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Genus Rubrivivax

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").

 

Rubrivivax Willems et al. 1991, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Rubrivivax gelatinosus (Molisch 1907) Willems et al. 1991.
Recommended three-letter abbreviation: Rvi. (see the file ¤ "Three-letter code for abbreviations of generic names").
Etymology: L. adj. ruber -bra -brum, red; L. masc. adj. vivax, tenacious of life, long-lived, vivacious; N.L. masc. n. Rubrivivax, the red and long living (bacterium).
Valid publication: WILLEMS (A.), GILLIS (M.) and DE LEY (J.): Transfer of Rhodocyclus gelatinosus to Rubrivivax gelatinosus gen. nov., comb. nov., and phylogenetic relationships with Leptothrix, Sphaerotilus natans, Pseudomonas saccharophila, and Alcaligenes latus. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1991, 41, 65-73.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Rubrivivax benzoatilyticus Ramana et al. 2006, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) JA2 = ATCC BAA-35 = JCM 13220 = MTCC 7087.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ888903.
Etymology: N.L. n. benzoas -atis, benzoate; Gr. adj. lutikos, able to loosen, able to dissolve; N.L. adj. lyticus -a -um (from Gr. adj. lutikos -ê -on), able to loosen, able to dissolve; N.L. masc. adj. benzoatilyticus, dissolving benzoate, named after its utilization of benzoate.
Valid publication: RAMANA (C.V.), SASIKALA (C.), ARUNASRI (K.), ANIL KUMAR (P.), SRINIVAS (T.N.R.), SHIVAJI (S.), GUPTA (P.), SÜLING (J.) and IMHOFF (J.F.): Rubrivivax benzoatilyticus sp. nov., an aromatic, hydrocarbon-degrading purple betaproteobacterium. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 2157-2164.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Rubrivivax gelatinosus (Molisch 1907) Willems et al. 1991, comb. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 17011= CCUG 15841 = CCUG 21977 = CCUG 21990 = CIP 107072 = DSM 1709 = IFO (now NBRC) 16663 = JCM 21318 = LMG 4311 = NCIB (now NCIMB) 8290.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: D16213.
Basonym: ¤ Rhodopseudomonas gelatinosa (Molisch 1907) van Niel 1944 (Approved Lists 1980).
Other synonyms: ¤ Rhodocyclus gelatinosus (Molisch 1907) Imhoff et al. 1984, "Rhodocystis gelatinosa" Molisch 1907.
Etymology: N.L. n. gelatinum (from L. part. adj. gelatus, frozen), gelatin; L. suff. -osus -a -um, suffix used with the sense of full of, prone to; N.L. masc. adj. gelatinosus, gelatinous.
Valid publication: WILLEMS (A.), GILLIS (M.) and DE LEY (J.): Transfer of Rhodocyclus gelatinosus to Rubrivivax gelatinosus gen. nov., comb. nov., and phylogenetic relationships with Leptothrix, Sphaerotilus natans, Pseudomonas saccharophila, and Alcaligenes latus. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1991, 41, 65-73.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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