Colonies are colourless to white, raised, round and smooth with entire edges, 0.5-2.0
mm in diameter on R2A agar after 48 h incubation at 25 ºC. Growth occurs at 10-37 ºC
(optimum, 20-30 ºC). Grows at pH 6.0-9.0 (optimum, pH 6.0-7.0) and with 0-1% NaCl
(optimum, 0.5%). Aerobic.
Phylum Proteobacteria, Class Betaproteobacteria, Order Neisseriales, Family Chromobacteriaceae, Genus Vogesella, Vogesella
fluminis Sheu et al. 2013.
Gram-negative rods, 0.3-0.5 x 0.8-1.5 μm. Motile by a single polar flagellum. Non-
spore-forming. Poly-beta-hydroxybutyrate granules are accumulated.
Isolated from the Beishi River, near Pingtung, Taiwan.
- Sheu, S.-Y., Chen, J.-C., Young, C.-C. and Chen, W.-M. 2013. Vogesella fluminis sp. nov., isolated from a freshwater river, and
emended description of the genus Vogesella. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 63, 3043-3049.
- Euzeby (J.P.): List of Bacterial Names with Standing in Nomenclature: a folder available on the Internet. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol.,
1997, 47, 590-592. (List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature. http://www.bacterio.net).
Positive results for acid and alkaline phosphatase, catalase, alpha-chymotrypsin,
alpha-glucosidase, C4 esterase, C8 esterase lipase, C14 lipase, DNase, nitrate
reduction, leucine arylamidase, oxidase & valine arylamidase.
Can utilize in API 20 NE: glucose, arabinose, mannose, mannitol, N-acetylglucosamine, maltose, malate, gluconate & adipate.
Can utilize in Biolog GN2: Tween 40 and 80, alpha-D-glucose, L-glutamic acid & L-proline.
Negative results for arginine hydrolysis, casein hydrolysis, chitinase, lecithinase, cystine arylamidase, esculin hydrolysis,
alpha-fucosidase, gelatin hydrolysis, alpha- and beta-galactosidase, beta-glucuronidase, beta-glucosidase, indole production,
alpha-mannosidase, starch hydrolysis, Tweeen 20, 40, 60 and 80 hydrolysis, trypsin & urease. No acid production from glucose.
No utilization of: caprate, citrate and phenylacetate.
(c) Costin Stoica