Micavibrio aeruginosavorus

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Micavibrio aeruginosavorus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Alphaproteobacteria
Genus: Micavibrio
Species: aeruginosavorus
Binomial name
Micavibrio aeruginosavorus

Micavibrio aeruginosavorus is a species of epibiotic predatory bacteria. Unlike Bdellovibrio, a genus in the Deltaproteobacteria Micavibrio do not invade the periplasmic space of their prey, but feed by attaching themselves to its surface.[1]

For its predatory qualities, M. aeruginosavorus is being considered as an antibacterial.[2]