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Genus Variovorax

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: 9
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).


 

Variovorax Willems et al. 1991, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Variovorax paradoxus (Davis 1969) Willems et al. 1991.
Etymology: L. adj. varius, diverse, various; L. masc. adj. vorax, voracious; N.L. masc. n. Variovorax, (bacteria) devouring a variety (of substrates).
Valid publication: WILLEMS (A.), DE LEY (J.), GILLIS (M.) and KERSTERS (K.): Comamonadaceae, a new family encompassing the acidovorans rRNA complex, including Variovorax paradoxus gen. nov., comb. nov., for Alcaligenes paradoxus (Davis) 1969. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1991, 41, 445-450.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Variovorax boronicumulans Miwa et al. 2008, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) BAM-48 = KCTC 22010 = NBRC 103145.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB300597.
Etymology: N.L. n. boron -onis, boron; L. part. adj. cumulans, accumulating; N.L. part. adj. boronicumulans, boron-accumulating.
Valid publication: MIWA (H.), AHMED (I.), YOON (J.), YOKOTA (A.) and FUJIWARA (T.): Variovorax boronicumulans sp. nov., a boron-accumulating bacterium isolated from soil. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 286-289.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Variovorax defluvii Jin et al. 2012, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) 2C1-b = JCM 17804 = KCTC 12768.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: HQ385753.
Etymology: L. gen. n. defluvii, of sewage.
Valid publication: JIN (L.), KIM (K.K.), AHN (C.Y.) and OH (H.M.): Variovorax defluvii sp. nov., isolated from sewage. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2012, 62, 1779-1783.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Variovorax dokdonensis Yoon et al. 2006, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) DS-43 = CIP 108838 = KCTC 12544.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: DQ178978.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. dokdonensis, pertaining to Dokdo, from Dokdo, a Korean island, from where the organism was isolated.
Valid publication: YOON (J.H.), KANG (S.J.) and OH (T.K.): Variovorax dokdonensis sp. nov., isolated from soil. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 811-814.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Variovorax ginsengisoli Im et al. 2010, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) Gsoil 3165 = KCTC 12583 = LMG 23392.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB245358.
Etymology: N.L. n. ginsengum, ginseng; L. n. solum, soil; N.L. gen. n. ginsengisoli, of soil of a ginseng field, the source of the type strain.
Valid publication: IM (W.T.), LIU (Q.M.), LEE (K.J.), KIM (S.Y.), LEE (S.T.) and YI (T.H.): Variovorax ginsengisoli sp. nov., a denitrifying bacterium isolated from soil of a ginseng field. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 1565-1569.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Variovorax gossypii Kampfer et al. 2015, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) JM-310=LMG 28869=CIP 110912=CCM 8614.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: KR349468.
Whole-genome sequence accession no. for the type strain: -.
Etymology: N.L. gen. n. gossypii, of Gossypium hirsutum.
Source: Plant.
Valid publication: KAMPFER, P., BUSSE, H. J., MCINROY, J. A. and GLAESER, S. P. 2015. Variovorax gossypii sp. nov., isolated from Gossypium hirsutum. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 65, 4335-4340.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Variovorax guangxiensis Gao et al. 2015, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) GXGD002=ACCC 05911=DSM 27352.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: JF495126.
Whole-genome sequence accession no. for the type strain: -.
Etymology: -.
Source: Plant.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 163. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 65 (2015), 1105-1111.
Validation List Online
Effective publication: GAO, J. L., YUAN, M., WANG, X. M., QIU, T. L., LI, J. W., LIU, H. C., LI, X. A., CHEN, J. and SUN, J. G. 2015. Variovorax guangxiensis sp. nov., an aerobic, 1-aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylate deaminase producing bacterium isolated from banana rhizosphere. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek, 107, 65-72.
Effective publication Online

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Variovorax humicola Nguyen and Kim 2016, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) UC38=KACC 18501=NBRC 111520.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: KT301941.
Whole-genome sequence accession no. for the type strain: -.
Etymology: L. n. humus, soil; L. suff. -cola, inhabiting; N.L. n. humicola, soil-inhabiting.
Source: Environmental - soil.
Valid publication: NGUYEN, T. M. and KIM, J. 2016. Description of Variovorax humicola sp. nov., isolated from a forest topsoil. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 66, 2520-2527.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Variovorax paradoxus (Davis 1969) Willems et al. 1991, comb. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 17713= CCUG 1777 = CIP 103459 = DSM 30034 = IFO (now NBRC) 15149 = JCM 20526 = JCM 20895 = LMG 1797 = VKM B-1329.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ420329.
Basonym: ¤ Alcaligenes paradoxus Davis 1969 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: L. masc. adj. paradoxus, strange, contrary to all expectation, in reference to the chemolithotrophic and/or organotrophic metabolism of the organism.
Valid publication: WILLEMS (A.), DE LEY (J.), GILLIS (M.) and KERSTERS (K.): Comamonadaceae, a new family encompassing the acidovorans rRNA complex, including Variovorax paradoxus gen. nov., comb. nov., for Alcaligenes paradoxus (Davis) 1969. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1991, 41, 445-450.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Variovorax soli Kim et al. 2006, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) GH9-3 = DSM 18216 = KACC 11579.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: DQ432053.
Etymology: L. gen. n. soli, of soil, the source of the organism.
Valid publication: KIM (B.Y.), WEON (H.Y.), YOO (S.H.), LEE (S.Y.), KWON (S.W.), GO (S.J.) and STACKEBRANDT (E.): Variovorax soli sp. nov., isolated from greenhouse soil. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 2899-2901.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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