Alcaligenaceae

Sample of Bordetella bronchiseptica, from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Belongs within: Burkholderiales.

The Alcaligenaceae are a diverse group of Gram-negative bacteria united by molecular phylogenetic analysis. Members have been found in a range of terrestrial and aquatic environments, with some being animal pathogens.

<==Alcaligenaceae
    |  i. s.: Pelistega europaeaGH01, CVC03
    |         SutterellaGH01
    |         Taylorella equigenitalisGH01, CVC03
    |--AlcaligenesCVF03
    |    |--*A. faecalisCVC03
    |    |    |--A. f. var. faecalisPHK96
    |    |    `--A. f. var. myxogenesPHK96
    |    |--A. defragansCVF03
    |    |--A. eutrophus Davis et al. 1969 (see below for synonymy)AS92
    |    `--A. paradoxus Davis et al. 1969AS92
    `--+--Pigmentiphaga kullaeCVF03
       `--+--Kerstersia Coenye, Vancanneyt et al. 2003CVF03, CVC03
          |    `--*K. gyiorum Coenye, Vancanneyt et al. 2003CVC03
          `--+--Achromobacter Yabuuchi & Yano 1981CVF03
             |    |  i. s.: A. lyticusWGJ98
             |    |--+--A. piechaudii [=Alcaligenes piechaudii]CVF03
             |    |  `--A. spanius Coenye, Vancanneyt et al. 2003CVF03
             |    `--+--*A. xylosoxidansCVF03 (see below for synonymy)
             |       `--+--A. insolitus Coenye, Vancanneyt et al. 2003CVF03
             |          `--+--A. denitrificans (Rüger & Tan) Coenye, Vancanneyt et al. 2003CVF03, CVC03 (see below for synonymy)
             |             `--A. ruhlandiiCVF03 (see below for synonymy)
             `--BordetellaCVF03
                  |--B. petriiCVF03
                  `--+--B. aviumCVF03
                     `--+--B. trematumCVF03
                        `--+--B. hinziiCVF03
                           `--+--+--*B. pertussisCVC03, CVF03
                              |  `--B. holmesiiCVF03
                              `--+--B. bronchisepticaCVF03
                                 `--B. parapertussisCVF03

Achromobacter denitrificans (Rüger & Tan) Coenye, Vancanneyt et al. 2003CVF03, CVC03 [=Alcaligenes denitrificans Rüger & Tan 1983CVC03, Achromobacter xylosoxidans ssp. denitrificansCVC03]

Achromobacter ruhlandiiCVF03 [=Hydrogenomonas ruhlandii Packer & Vishniac 1955AS92, Alcaligenes ruhlandii (Packer & Vishniac) Aragno & Schlegel 1977CVF03, AS92, Pseudomonas ruhlandii (Packer & Vishniac) Davis in Davis, Doudoroff et al. 1969AS92]

*Achromobacter xylosoxidansCVF03 [=Alcaligenes xylosoxidans Kiredjian et al. 1986AS92, Al. denitrificans ssp. xylosoxidansAS92]

Alcaligenes eutrophus Davis et al. 1969 [=Hydrogenomonas eutropha Wittenberger & Repaske 1958 (nom. inv.); incl. A. hydrogenophilus Ohi et al. 1979 (n. n.)]AS92

*Type species of generic name indicated

References

[AS92] Aragno, M., & H. G. Schlegel. 1992. The mesophilic hydrogen-oxidizing (knallgas) bacteria. In: Balows, A., H. G. Trüper, M. Dworkin, W. Harder & K.-H. Schleifer (eds) The Prokaryotes: A handbook on the biology of bacteria: Ecophysiology, isolation, identification, applications 2nd ed. vol. 1 pp. 344–384. Springer-Verlag: New York.

[CVC03] Coenye, T., M. Vancanneyt, M. C. Cnockaert, E. Falsen, J. Swings & P. Vandamme. 2003. Kerstersia gyiorum gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel Alcaligenes faecalis-like orgtanism isolated from human clinical samples, and reclassification of Alcaligenes denitrificans Rüger and Tan 1983 as Achromobacter denitrificans comb. nov. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 53: 1825–1831.

[CVF03] Coenye, T., M. Vancanneyt, E. Falsen, J. Swings & P. Vandamme. 2003. Achromobacter insolitus sp. nov. and Achromobacter spanius sp. nov., from human clinical samples. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 53: 1819–1824.

[GH01] Garrity, G. M., & J. G. Holt. 2001. The road map to the Manual. In: Boone, D. R., R. W. Castenholz & G. M. Garrity (eds) Bergey’s Manual of Systematic Bacteriology 2nd ed. vol. 1. The Archaea and the Deeply Branching and Phototrophic Bacteria pp. 119–166. Springer.

[PHK96] Prescott, L. M., J. P. Harley & D. A. Klein. 1996. Microbiology 3rd ed. Wm. C. Brown Publishers: Dubuque (Iowa).

[WGJ98] Wright, D. S., L. D. Graham & P. A. Jennings. 1998. Cloning of a Lysobacter enzymogenes gene that encodes an arginyl endopeptidase (endoproteinase Arg-C). Biochimica et Biophysica Acta 1443: 369–374.

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