Acidiphilium

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Acidiphilium
Scientific classification
Domain: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Alphaproteobacteria
Order: Rhodospirillales
Family: Acetobacteraceae
Genus: Acidiphilium
Type species
A. cryptum

Acidiphilium is a genus in the phylum Proteobacteria (Bacteria).[1]

Etymology[edit]

The name Acidiphilium derives from:
New Latin noun acidum (from Latin adjective acidus, sour), an acid; New Latin neuter gender adjective philum (from Greek neuter gender adjective philon (φίλον)), friend, loving; New Latin neuter gender noun Acidiphilium (sic), acid lover.[2]

Species[edit]

The genus contains 6 species (including basonyms and synonyms), namely[2]

Acidocella aminolytica and Acidocella facilis used to be in this genus.[8]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Classification of Genera AC entry in LPSN [Euzéby, J.P. (1997). "List of Bacterial Names with Standing in Nomenclature: a folder available on the Internet". Int J Syst Bacteriol 47 (2): 590–2. doi:10.1099/00207713-47-2-590. ISSN 0020-7713. PMID 9103655. ]
  2. ^ a b Acidiphilium entry in LPSN [Euzéby, J.P. (1997). "List of Bacterial Names with Standing in Nomenclature: a folder available on the Internet". Int J Syst Bacteriol 47 (2): 590–2. doi:10.1099/00207713-47-2-590. ISSN 0020-7713. PMID 9103655. ]
  3. ^ http://ijs.sgmjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/48/4/1389
  4. ^ a b http://ijs.sgmjournals.org/cgi/reprint/36/2/197
  5. ^ http://ijs.sgmjournals.org/cgi/reprint/31/3/327
  6. ^ http://ijs.sgmjournals.org/cgi/reprint/45/1/197
  7. ^ http://ijs.sgmjournals.org/cgi/reprint/36/2/139
  8. ^ KISHIMOTO (N.), KOSAKO (Y.), WAKAO (N.), TANO (T.) and HIRAISHI (A.): Transfer of Acidiphilium facilis and Acidiphilium aminolytica to the genus Acidocella gen. nov., and emendation of the genus Acidiphilium. Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 1995, 18, 85-91.