Rhodobacteraceae

Maricaulis maris, copyright Patrick Viollier.

Belongs within: Proteobacteria.
Contains: Paracoccus.

The Rhodobacteraceae are a diverse group of Gram-negative bacteria including both photo- and chemoheterotrophic taxa, primarily found in aquatic environments.

<==Rhodobacteraceae [Rhodobacterales]GH01
    |--+--Oceanicaulis Strömpl, Hold et al. 2003SH03
    |  |    `--*O. alexandrii Strömpl, Hold et al. 2003SH03
    |  `--MaricaulisSH03
    |       |--M. parjimensisSH03
    |       `--+--M. marisSH03
    |          `--M. washingtonensisSH03
    `--+--+--Hirschia balticaSH03
       |  `--HyphomonasSH03
       |       |--H. jannaschianaSH03
       |       `--H. polymorphaSH03
       `--Caulobacteraceae [Caulobacterales]GH01
            |--AsticcacaulisGH01
            |--PhenylobacteriumGH01
            |--BrevundimonasGH01
            |    |--B. diminutaSH03
            |    `--B. vesicularisIT03
            `--CaulobacterSH03
                 |--C. crescentusIT03
                 `--C. vibrioidesSH03
Rhodobacteraceae incertae sedis:
  RhodobacterMK03
    |--R. azotoformansI01
    |--R. blasticus [=Rhodopseudomonas blastica]I01
    |--R. capsulatusMK03
    |--R. sphaeroides [=Rhodopseudomonas sphaeroides]Z92
    `--R. veldkampiiI01
  AhrensiaGH01
  AmaricoccusGH01
  GemmobacterGH01
  RhodovulumGH01
    |--R. adriaticum [=Rhodobacter adriaticus, Rhodopseudomonas adriatica]I01
    |--R. euryhalinum [=Rhodobacter euryhalinus]I01
    |--R. strictumI01
    `--R. sulfidophilum [=Rhodobacter sulfidophilus, Rhodopseudomonas sulfidophila]I01
  RoseivivaxGH01
    |--R. haloduransI01
    `--R. halotoleransI01
  Rubrimonas cliftonensisGH01, I01
  StaleyaGH01
  StappiaGH01
  0--ParacoccusSG02
  `--+--Silicibacter lacuscaerulensisSG02
     `--+--Ruegeria atlanticaSG02
        `--+--+--Octadecabacter antarcticusSG02
           |  `--‘Ruegeria’ gelatinovoransSG02
           `--+--+--+--Roseovarius toleransSG02
              |  |  `--Antarctobacter heliothermusSG02
              |  `--+--‘Ruegeria’ algicola [=Roseobacter algicola]SG02
              |     `--+--‘Roseobacter’ gallaeciensisSG02
              |        `--Leisingera Schaefer, Goodwin et al. 2002SG02
              |             `--*L. methylohalidivorans Schaefer, Goodwin et al. 2002SG02
              `--+--Sagittula stellataSG02
                 `--+--SulfitobacterSG02
                    |    |--S. brevisSG02
                    |    `--S. pontiacusSG02
                    `--RoseobacterSG02
                         |--R. denitrificansI01
                         `--R. litoralisI01

*Type species of generic name indicated

References

[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.

[I01] Imhoff, J. F. 2001. The anoxygenic phototrophic purple bacteria. 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. 631–637. Springer.

[IT03] Inagaki, F., K. Takai, H. Hirayama, Y. Yamato, K. H. Nealson & K. Horikoshi. 2003. Distribution and phylogenetic diversity of the subsurface microbial community in a Japanese epithermal gold mine. Extremophiles 7: 307–317.

[MK03] Mori, K., H. Kim, T. Kakegawa & S. Hanada. 2003. A novel lineage of sulfate-reducing microorganisms: Thermodesulfobiaceae fam. nov., Thermodesulfobium narugense, gen. nov., sp. nov., a new thermophilic isolate from a hot spring. Extremophiles 7: 283–290.

[SG02] Schaefer, J. K., K. D. Goodwin, I. R. McDonald, J. C. Murrell & R. S. Oremland. 2002. Leisingera methylohalidivorans gen. nov., sp. nov., a marine methylotroph that grows on methyl bromide. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 52: 851–859.

[SH03] Strömpl, C., G. L. Hold, H. Lünsdorf, J. Graham, S. Gallacher, W.-R. Abraham, E. R. B. Moore & K. N. Timmis. 2003. Oceanicaulis alexandrii gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel stalked bacterium isolated from a culture of the dinoflagellate Alexandrium tamarense (Lebour) Balech. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 53: 1901–1906.

[Z92] Zumpft, W. G. 1992. The denitrifying prokaryotes. 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. 554–582. Springer-Verlag: New York.

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