Comamonadaceae

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Comamonadaceae
Leptothrix lichtmikroskopisch.jpg
Leptothrix ssp. under the microscope
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Betaproteobacteria
Order: Burkholderiales
Family: Comamonadaceae
Genera[1]

Acidovorax
Albidiferax
Alicycliphilus
Brachymonas
Caenibacterium
Caenimonas
Caldimonas
Comamonas
Curvibacter
Delftia
Diaphorobacter
Extensimonas
Giesbergeria
Hydrogenophaga
Hylemonella
Kinneretia
Lampropedia
Limnohabitans
Macromonas
Malikia
Ottowia
Pelomonas
Polaromonas
Pseudoacidovorax
Pseudorhodoferax
Ramlibacter
Rhodoferax
Roseateles
Schlegelella
Simplicispira
Tepidicella
Variovorax
Verminephrobacter
Xenophilus

The Comamonadaceae are a family of the Betaproteobacteria.[2] Like all Proteobacteria, they are Gram-negative. They are aerobic and most of the species are motile via flagella. The cells are curved rod-shaped.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "List of genera included in families - Comamonadaceae". List of Prokaryotic Names with Standing in Nomenclature. Retrieved 26 June 2016. 
  2. ^ Willems A., J. De Ley, M. Gillis, and K. Kersters. Comamonadaceae, a New Family Encompassing the Acidovorans rRNA Complex, Including Variovorax paradoxus gen. nov.,comb. nov. for Alcaligenes paradoxus (Davis 1969). 1991. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology. 41: 445-450 PDF Online
  3. ^ 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]

  • Comamonadaceae J.P. Euzéby: List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature