Burkholderia caribensis

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Burkholderia caribensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Beta Proteobacteria
Order: Burkholderiales
Family: Burkholderiaceae
Genus: Burkholderia
Species: B. caribensis
Binomial name
Burkholderia caribensis
Achouak et al. 1999

Burkholderia caribensis is a species of Proteobacteria.[1] The specific name caribensis refers to the Caribbean Islands, where the bacterium was first found.[1]


  1. ^ a b Garrity, George M.; Brenner, Don J.; Krieg, Noel R.; Staley, James T. (eds.) (2005). Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, Volume Two: The Proteobacteria, Part C: The Alpha-, Beta-, Delta-, and Epsilonproteobacteria. New York, New York: Springer. ISBN 978-0-387-24145-6.

External links[edit]

  • Burkholderia J.P. Euzéby: List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature - Genus Burkholderia