Genus Burkholderia
Yabuuchi et al. 1993 emend. Gillis et al. 1995
Gram-negative straight rods. Nonsporeforming. Motile by one or more  
flagella (except  B. mallei). Most strains accumulate polyhydroxybutyrate.
Catalase is produced, oxidase is usually positive. Most species grow at
40°C. Species can grow with the following substrates as sole carbon
sources: glucose, glycerol, inositol, galactose, sorbitol, and mannitol.
(c) Costin Stoica
Culture media
Biochemical tests
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According to Dobritsa and
Samadpour 2016, eleven
species of the genus
Burkholderia were transfered
to the genus Paraburkholderia
and a new genus Caballeronia
was proposed to
accommodate twelve species
of the genera Burkholderia
and Paraburkholderia

According to Dobritsa and
Samadpour 2016,

is a later
synonym of
P. ginsengiterrae

All members of the genus
Wautersia were moved to
genus Cupriavidus

Burkholderia cepacia complex
includes species
B. alpina,
B. anthina, B. ambifaria,
B. arboris, B.cepacia,
B. cenocepacia, B. diffusa,
B. dolosa, B. latens,
B. metallica, B. multivorans,
B. phenazinium, B. pyrrocinia,
B. seminalis, B. stabilis
, and
B.  vietnamiensis.
* marked species are not included
in ABIS biochemical database
ABIS online
Family Burkholderiaceae
Garrity et al. 2006
Burkholderia alpina
Burkholderia ambifaria (see Burkholderia cepacia)
Burkholderia andropogonis (moved to Paraburkholderia)
Burkholderia anthina (see Burkholderia cepacia
Burkholderia arboris
Burkholderia caryophylli (moved to Paraburkholderia)
Burkholderia cenocepacia (see Burkholderia cepacia)
Burkholderia cepacia
Burkholderia cocovenenans (see Burkholderia gladioli)
Burkholderia contaminans
Burkholderia diffusa
Burkholderia dolosa (see Burkholderia cepacia)
Burkholderia gladioli
Burkholderia glathei (moved to Caballeronia)
Burkholderia glumae
Burkholderia graminis (moved to Paraburkholderia)
Burkholderia humptydooensis
Burkholderia insecticola
Burkholderia lata
Burkholderia latens
Burkholderia mallei
Burkholderia metallica
Burkholderia multivorans (see Burkholderia cepacia)
Burkholderia norimbergensis (moved to Pandoraea)
Burkholderia oklahomensis (see B. pseudomallei)
Burkholderia pickettii (moved to Ralstonia)
Burkholderia plantarii
Burkholderia pseudomallei
Burkholderia pseudomultivorans
Burkholderia puraquae
Burkholderia pyrrocinia (see Burkholderia cepacia)
Burkholderia seminalis
Burkholderia singularis
Burkholderia solanacearum (moved to Ralstonia)
Burkholderia sordidicola
Burkholderia stabilis (see Burkholderia cepacia)
Burkholderia stagnalis
Burkholderia territorii
Burkholderia thailandensis (see B. pseudomallei)
Burkholderia ubonensis
Burkholderia vandii (see Burkholderia plantarii)
Burkholderia vietnamiensis (see Burkholderia cepacia)
Genus Caballeronia
Coenye et al. 2005
Genus Chitinimonas
Chang et al. 2004
Chitinimonas koreensis
Chitinimonas lacunae
Chitinimonas naiadis
Chitinimonas prasina
Chitinimonas taiwanensis
Chitinimonas viridis
Genus Cupriavidus
Makkar and Casida 1987
Genus Formosimonas
Chen et al. 2017
Genus Hydromonas
Vaz et al. 2015
Caballeronia arationis
Caballeronia arvi
Caballeronia calidae
Caballeronia catudaia
Caballeronia choica
Caballeronia concitans
Caballeronia cordobensis
Caballeronia fortuita
Caballeronia glathei
Caballeronia glebae
Caballeronia grimmiae
Caballeronia humi
Caballeronia hypogeia
Caballeronia jiangsuensis
C. megalochromosomata
Caballeronia pedi
Caballeronia peredens
Caballeronia ptereochthonis
Caballeronia sordidicola
Caballeronia telluris
Caballeronia temeraria
Caballeronia terrestris
Caballeronia turbans
Caballeronia udeis
Caballeronia zhejiangensis
Cupriavidus alkaliphilus
Cupriavidus basilensis
Cupriavidus campinensis
Cupriavidus gilardii
Cupriavidus laharis
Cupriavidus metallidurans
Cupriavidus nantongensis
Cupriavidus necator
Cupriavidus numazuensis
Cupriavidus oxalaticus
Cupriavidus pampae
Cupriavidus pauculus
Cupriavidus pinatubonensis
Cupriavidus plantarum
Cupriavidus respiraculi
Cupriavidus taiwanensis
Cupriavidus yeoncheonensis
Formosimonas limnophila
Hydromonas duriensis
Genus Lautropia
Gerner-Smidt et al. 1995
Lautropia mirabilis
Genus Limnobacter
Spring et al. 2001
Limnobacter humi
Limnobacter litoralis
Limnobacter thiooxidans
Genus Mycoavidus
Ohshima et al. 2016
Mycoavidus cysteinexigens
Genus Pandoraea
Coenye et al. 2000
Pandoraea apista
Pandoraea faecigallinarum
Pandoraea norimbergensis
Pandoraea oxalativorans
Pandoraea pnomenusa
Pandoraea pulmonicola
Pandoraea sputorum
Pandoraea terrae
Pandoraea thiooxydans
Pandoraea vervacti
Genus Paraburkholderia
Sawana et al. 2015
Paraburkholderia acidipaludis
Paraburkholderia andropogonis
Paraburkholderia aromaticivorans
Paraburkholderia aspalathi
Paraburkholderia azotifigens
Paraburkholderia bannensis
Paraburkholderia bryophila
Paraburkholderia caballeronis
Paraburkholderia caffeinilytica
Paraburkholderia caledonica
Paraburkholderia caribensis
Paraburkholderia caryophylli
Paraburkholderia caseinilytica
Paraburkholderia denitrificans
Paraburkholderia diazotrophica
Paraburkholderia dilworthii
Paraburkholderia dipogonis
Paraburkholderia eburnea
Paraburkholderia endofungorum
Paraburkholderia ferrariae
Paraburkholderia fungorum
Paraburkholderia ginsengisoli
Paraburkholderia ginsengiterrae
Paraburkholderia graminis
Paraburkholderia grimmiae
Paraburkholderia heleia
Paraburkholderia hiiakae
Paraburkholderia hospita
Paraburkholderia humi
Paraburkholderia humisilvae
Paraburkholderia insulsa
Paraburkholderia jirisanensis
Paraburkholderia kirstenboschensis
Paraburkholderia kururiensis
Paraburkholderia megapolitana
Paraburkholderia metalliresistens
Paraburkholderia metrosideri
Paraburkholderia mimosarum
Paraburkholderia monticola
Paraburkholderia nodosa
Paraburkholderia oxyphila
Paraburkholderia pallidirosea
Paraburkholderia paradisi
Paraburkholderia peleae
Paraburkholderia phenazinium
Paraburkholderia phenoliruptrix
Paraburkholderia phymatum
Paraburkholderia phytofirmans
Paraburkholderia piptadeniae
Paraburkholderia rhizosphaerae
Paraburkholderia rhizoxinica
Paraburkholderia rhynchosiae
Paraburkholderia ribeironis
Paraburkholderia sabiae
Paraburkholderia sacchari
Paraburkholderia sartisoli
Paraburkholderia sediminicola
Paraburkholderia silvatlantica
Paraburkholderia soli
Paraburkholderia solisilvae
Paraburkholderia sordidicola
Paraburkholderia sprentiae
Paraburkholderia susongensis
Paraburkholderia symbiotica
Paraburkholderia terrae
Paraburkholderia terricola
Paraburkholderia tropica
Paraburkholderia tuberum
Paraburkholderia unamae
Paraburkholderia xenovorans
Paraburkholderia zhejiangensis
Genus was created by dividing Burkholderia into two genera:
Paraburkholderia to accomodate environmental species and
Burkholderia containing the pathogenic organisms.
Genus Paucimonas
Jendrossek 2001
Genus Polynucleobacter
Heckmann and Schmidt 1987
Polynucleobacter acidiphobus
Polynucleobacter aenigmaticus
Polynucleobacter asymbioticus
Polynucleobacter campilacus
Polynucleobacter cosmopolitanus
Polynucleobacter difficilis
Polynucleobacter duraquae
Polynucleobacter hirudinilacicola
Polynucleobacter meluiroseus
Polynucleobacter necessarius subsp. asymbioticus
Polynucleobacter necessarius subsp. necessarius
Polynucleobacter rarus
Polynucleobacter sinensis
Polynucleobacter sphagniphilus
Polynucleobacter victoriensis
Polynucleobacter wuianus
Polynucleobacter yangtzensis
Genus Ralstonia
Yabuuchi et al. 1996
Ralstonia insidiosa
Ralstonia mannitolilytica
Ralstonia pickettii
Ralstonia pseudosolanacearum
Ralstonia solanacearum
Ralstonia syzygii
Genus Thermothrix
Caldwell et al. 1981