Vogesella indigofera

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Vogesella indigofera
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Beta Proteobacteria
Order: Neisseriales
Family: Neisseriaceae
Genus: Vogesella
Grimes et al. 1997
Binomial name
Vogesella indigofera
(Voges 1893)
Grimes et al. 1997
Synonyms

Bacillus indigoferus Voges 1893
Pseudomonas indigofera (Voges 1893) Migula 1900

Vogesella indigofera is a strictly aerobic, Gram-negative bacterium. It is the sole species of the genus Vogesella. V. indigofera produces a blue pigment (indigoidine)and the colonies develop a metallic copper sheen upon extended incubation (greater than 24 hours). This organism is not known to be pathogenic and is commonly found in freshwater.