Zavarzinia compransoris

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Zavarzinia compransoris
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Alphaproteobacteria
Order: Rhodospirillales
Family: Acetobacteraceae
Genus: Zavarzinia
Meyer et al. 1994
Binomial name
Zavarzinia compransoris
(ex Nozhevnikova and Zavarzin 1974)
Meyer et al. 1994

Comamonas compransoris Nozhevnikova and Zavarzin 1974
Pseudomonas compransoris (Nozhevnikova and Zavarzin 1974) Cypionka et al. 1980

Zavarzinia compransoris is a Gram-negative soil bacterium that comprises the only current member of the genus Zavarzinia. It is named after the Russian microbiologist Georgi Alexandrovich Zavarzin. Zavarzinia is motile by using a polar flagellum. The cells are curved rod-shaped.[1]


  1. ^ 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.

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