Phylum Proteobacteria, Class Gammaproteobacteria, Order Enterobacteriales, Family Morganellaceae, Genus Xenorhabdus,
Xenorhabdus stockiae Tailliez et al. 2006.
Colonies are pink. Maximum growth temperature: 39 ºC in Luria-Bertani broth.
Symbiotically associated with entomopathogenic nematode Steinernema siamkayai, isolated in Thailand.
- 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 DNAse, esculin hydrolysis, lecithinase, acid production from
gluconate, 5-ketogluconate (weak), inositol, maltose, and ribose.
Assimilates D-glucosamine, maltotriose, maltose, lactate, ribose, succinate, D-gluconate, D-malate (weak), fructose, D-gluconate, L-
aspartate, tyrosine, and D-alanine.
Negative results for citrate utilization, acid production from sorbitol and trehalose.
No assimilation of cis-aconitate, citrate, inositol, histidine, putrescine, and propionate.
(c) Costin Stoica