List of Myxobacteria species discovered (Updated 2022)

Until 2022, there are 10 families, 31 genera, and 88 species of myxobacteria. There is only one order of myxobacteria known as Myxococcales.

List of Myxobacteria species
List of Myxobacteria species

Classification of Myxobacteria

1. Family – Anaeromyxobacteraceae

Genus – Anaeromyxobacter

List of Anaeromyxobacter species

  1. Anaeromyxobacter dehalogenans

2. Family – Archangiaceae

Genus – Archangium

List of Archangium species

  1. Archangium disciforme
  2. Archangium gephyra
  3. Archangium minus
  4. Archangium violaceum

Genus – Cystobacter

List of Cystobacter species

  1. Cystobacter armeniaca
  2. Cystobacter badius
  3. Cystobacter ferrugineus
  4. Cystobacter fuscus
  5. Cystobacter gracilis
  6. Cystobacter miniatus
  7. Cystobacter velatus

Genus – Hyalangium

List of Hyalangium species

  1. Hyalangium minutum

Genus – Melittangium

List of Melittangium species

  1. Melittangium alboraceum
  2. Melittangium boletus
  3. Melittangium lichenicola

Genus – Stigmatella

List of Stigmatella species

  1. Stigmatella aurantiaca
  2. Stigmatella erecta
  3. Stigmatella hybrida

Genus – Vitiosangium

List of Vitiosangium species

  1. Vitiosangium cumulatum
  2. Vitiosangium subalbum

3. Family – Kofleriaceae

Genus – Haliangium

List of Haliangium species

  1. Haliangium ochraceum         
  2. Haliangium tepidum

Genus – Kofleria

List of Kofleria species

  1. Kofleria flava

4. Family – Labilitrichaceae

Genus – Labilithrix

List of Labilithrix species

  1. Labilithrix luteola

5. Family – Myxococcaceae

Genus – Aggregicoccus

List of Aggregicoccus species

  1. Aggregicoccus edonensis

Genus- Citreicoccus

  1. Citreicoccus inhibens

Genus – Corallococcus

List of Corallococcus species

  1. Corallococcus aberystwythensis
  2. Corallococcus carmarthensis
  3. Corallococcus coralloides
  4. Corallococcus exercitus
  5. Corallococcus exiguous
  6. Corallococcus interemptor
  7. Corallococcus llansteffanensis
  8. Corallococcus macrosporus
  9. Corallococcus praedator
  10. Corallococcus sicarius
  11. Corallococcus silvisoli
  12. Corallococcus terminator

Genus – Myxococcus

List of Myxococcus species

  1. Myxococcus eversor
  2. Myxococcus fulvus
  3. Myxococcus llanfair
  4. Myxococcus stipitatus
  5. Myxococcus vastator
  6. Myxococcus virescens
  7. Myxococcus xanthus

Genus – Pyxidicoccus corrig.

List of Pyxidicoccus species

  1. Pyxidicoccus fallax corrig.
  2. Pyxidicoccus trucidator

Genus – Simulacricoccus

List of Simulacricoccus species

  1. Simulacricoccus ruber

6. Family – Nannocystaceae

Genus – Enhygromyxa

List of Enhygromyxa species

  1. Enhygromyxa salina

Genus – Nannocystis

List of Nannocystis species

  1. Nannocystis exedens
  2. Nannocystis konarekensis
  3. Nannocystis pusilla

Genus – Plesiocystis

List of Plesiocystis species

  1. Plesiocystis pacifica

Genus – Pseudenhygromyxa

List of Pseudenhygromyxa species

  1. Pseudenhygromyxa salsuginis

7. Family – Phaselicystidaceae

Genus – Phaselicystis

List of Phaselicystis species

  1. Phaselicystis flava

8. Family – Polyangiaceae

Genus – Aetherobacter

List of Aetherobacter species

  1. Aetherobacter fasciculatus
  2. Aetherobacter rufus

Genus – Byssovorax (Byssophaga)

List of Byssovorax species

  1. Byssovorax cruenta

Genus – Chondromyces

List of Chondromyces species

  1. Chondromyces apiculatus
  2. Chondromyces catenulatus
  3. Chondromyces crocatus
  4. Chondromyces lanuginosus
  5. Chondromyces pediculatus
  6. Chondromyces robustus

Genus – Jahnella corrig.

List of Jahnella species

  1. Jahnella thaxteri corrig.

Genus- Minicystis

List of Minicystis species

  1. Minicystis rosea

Genus – Polyangium

List of Polyangium species

  1. Polyangium aureum
  2. Polyangium fumosum
  3. Polyangium luteum
  4. Polyangium minor
  5. Polyangium parasiticum
  6. Polyangium rugiseptum
  7. Polyangium sorediatum
  8. Polyangium spumosum
  9. Polyangium vitellinum

Genus – Racemicystis

List of Racemicystis species

  1. Racemicystis crocea
  2. Racemicystis persica

Genus – Sorangium

List of Sorangium species

  1. Sorangium ambruticinum
  2. Sorangium arenae
  3. Sorangium bulgaricum
  4. Sorangium cellulosum
  5. Sorangium dawidii
  6. Sorangium kenyense
  7. Sorangium orientale
  8. Sorangium reichenbachii

9. Family – Sandaracinaceae

Genus – Sandaracinus

List of Sandaracinus species

  1. Sandaracinus amylolyticus

10. Family – Vulgatibacteraceae

Genus – Vulgatibacter

List of Vulgatibacter species

  1. Vulgatibacter incomptus

List of 86 Myxobacteria species (Alphabetical Order)

  1. Aetherobacter fasciculatus
  2. Aetherobacter rufus
  3. Aggregicoccus edonensis
  4. Anaeromyxobacter dehalogenans
  5. Archangium disciforme
  6. Archangium gephyra
  7. Archangium minus
  8. Archangium violaceum
  9. Byssovorax cruenta
  10. Chondromyces apiculatus
  11. Chondromyces catenulatus
  12. Chondromyces crocatus
  13. Chondromyces lanuginosus
  14. Chondromyces pediculatus
  15. Chondromyces robustus
  16. Citreicoccus inhibens
  17. Corallococcus aberystwythensis
  18. Corallococcus carmarthensis
  19. Corallococcus coralloides
  20. Corallococcus exercitus
  21. Corallococcus exiguous
  22. Corallococcus interemptor
  23. Corallococcus llansteffanensis
  24. Corallococcus macrosporus
  25. Corallococcus praedator
  26. Corallococcus sicarius
  27. Corallococcus silvisoli
  28. Corallococcus terminator
  29. Cystobacter armeniaca
  30. Cystobacter badius
  31. Cystobacter ferrugineus
  32. Cystobacter fuscus
  33. Cystobacter gracilis
  34. Cystobacter miniatus
  35. Cystobacter velatus
  36. Enhygromyxa salina
  37. Haliangium ochraceum   
  38. Haliangium tepidum
  39. Hyalangium minutum
  40. Jahnella thaxteri corrig.
  41. Kofleria flava
  42. Labilithrix luteola
  43. Melittangium alboraceum
  44. Melittangium boletus
  45. Melittangium lichenicola
  46. Minicystis rosea
  47. Myxococcus eversor
  48. Myxococcus fulvus
  49. Myxococcus llanfair
  50. Myxococcus stipitatus
  51. Myxococcus vastator
  52. Myxococcus virescens
  53. Myxococcus xanthus
  54. Nannocystis exedens
  55. Nannocystis konarekensis
  56. Nannocystis pusilla
  57. Phaselicystis flava
  58. Plesiocystis pacifica
  59. Polyangium aureum
  60. Polyangium fumosum
  61. Polyangium luteum
  62. Polyangium minor
  63. Polyangium parasiticum
  64. Polyangium rugiseptum
  65. Polyangium sorediatum
  66. Polyangium spumosum
  67. Polyangium vitellinum
  68. Pseudenhygromyxa salsuginis
  69. Pyxidicoccus fallax corrig.
  70. Pyxidicoccus trucidator
  71. Racemicystis crocea
  72. Racemicystis persica
  73. Sandaracinus amylolyticus
  74. Simulacricoccus ruber
  75. Sorangium ambruticinum
  76. Sorangium arenae
  77. Sorangium bulgaricum
  78. Sorangium cellulosum
  79. Sorangium dawidii
  80. Sorangium kenyense
  81. Sorangium orientale
  82. Sorangium reichenbachii
  83. Stigmatella aurantiaca
  84. Stigmatella erecta
  85. Stigmatella hybrida
  86. Vitiosangium cumulatum
  87. Vitiosangium subalbum
  88. Vulgatibacter incomptus

References and Sources

  1. List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature (LPSN)

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