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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Alphaproteobacteria
Order: Rhizobiales
Family: Hyphomicrobiaceae
Genus: Devosia
Nakagawa et al. 1996
Type species
Devosia riboflavina

D. albogilva
D. confluentis [1]
D. chinhatensis
D. crocina
D. enhydra[1]
D. epidermidihirudinis
Candidatus D. euplotis [2]
D. geojensis
D. ginsengisoli
D. glacialis
D. honganensis[1]
D. humi[1]
D. hwasunensis
D. insulae
D. limi
D. mishustinii[1]
D. neptuniae
D. pacifica
D. psychrophila
D. riboflavina
D. soli
D. subaequoris
D. submarina
D. terrae
D. yakushimensis

Devosia is a genus of Gram-negative soil bacteria. It is named after the Belgian microbiologist Paul De Vos. They are motile by flagella, the cells are rod-shaped.[3]


  1. ^ a b c d e Parte, A.C. "Devosia". 
  2. ^ Vannini, C. (2004). "Identification of the bacterial endosymbionts of the marine ciliate Euplotes magnicirratus (Ciliophora, Hypotrichia) and proposal of 'Candidatus Devosia euplotis'". International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. 54 (4): 1151–6. PMID 15280284. doi:10.1099/ijs.0.02759-0. 
  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. pp. 354–361. ISBN 978-0-387-24145-6.