Name: Cupriavidus Makkar and Casida 1987

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. neut. n. cuprum, copper; L. masc. adj. avidus, eager for, loving; N.L. masc. n. Cupriavidus, lover of copper

Gender: masculine (stem: Cupriavid-)

Type species: Cupriavidus necator Makkar and Casida 1987

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Makkar NS, Casida Jr. LE. Cupriavidus necator gen. nov., sp. nov.: a nonobligate bacterial predator of bacteria in soil. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1987; 37:323-326.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 20
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 20
Total number of child taxa: 24

Parent taxon: Burkholderiaceae Garrity et al. 2006

Assigned by: Garrity GM, Bell JA, Lilburn T. Family I. Burkholderiaceae fam. nov. In: Brenner DJ, Krieg NR, Staley JT, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 2 (The Proteobacteria), part C (The Alpha-, Beta-, Delta-, and Epsilonproteobacteria), Springer, New York, 2005, p. 575.

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Record number: 515448
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