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Scientific classification
Domain: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Betaproteobacteria
Order: Rhodocyclales
Family: Rhodocyclaceae
Genus: Petrobacter
Bonilla Salinas et al.[1]
Species: Petrobacter succinatimandens
Type species
Petrobacter succinatimandens

Petrobacter is a genus of gram-negative, non-spore-forming bacteria from the family of Rhodocyclaceae which belongs to the class of Betaproteobacteria.[2] So fare there is only one species known (Petrobacter succinatimandens).