Phylum Proteobacteria, Class Gammaproteobacteria, Order Enterobacteriales, Family Morganellaceae, Genus Xenorhabdus,
Xenorhabdus griffiniae Tailliez et al. 2006.
Maximum growth temperature: 39 ºC in Luria-Bertani broth. Colonies are not
Symbiotically associated with the entomopathogenic nematode Steinernema hermaphroditum, isolated in Indonesia.
- Tailliez P, Pages S, Ginibre N, Boemare N. New insight into diversity in the genus Xenorhabdus, including the description of ten
novel species. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2006; 56:2805-2818.
Positive results for citrate utilization, DNAse, esculin hydrolysis, lecithinase,
acid production from 5-ketogluconate (weak) and ribose.
Assimilates maltotriose, maltose, cis-aconitate, citrate, D-gluconate, putrescine,
lactate, succinate, L-aspartate and D-alanine.
Negative results for acid production from gluconate, inositol, sorbitol, maltose, and trehalose.
No assimilation of fructose, ribose, D-malate, propionate, histidine, D-glucosamine, and tyrosine.
Variable assimilation of fructose, putrescine and ribose.
(c) Costin Stoica