Genus Acinetobacter

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Number of species cited in this file: 34
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 0

Classification (Warning: see also the file "Classification of prokaryotes: Introduction").

 

Acinetobacter Brisou and Prévot 1954, genus.
Type species: ¤ Acinetobacter calcoaceticus (Beijerinck 1911) Baumann et al. 1968 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: Gr. prep a, not; Gr. v. kineô, to set in motion, move; N.L. adj. acinetus, unable to move; N.L. masc. n. bacter, a rod; N.L. masc. n. Acinetobacter, nonmotile rod.
References: SKERMAN (V.B.D.), McGOWAN (V.) and SNEATH (P.H.A.) (editors): Approved Lists of Bacterial Names. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1980, 30, 225-420 (Approved Lists of Bacterial Names in IJSEM Online - Approved Lists of Bacterial Names Amended edition). [BRISOU (J.) and PRÉVOT (A.R.): Études de systématique bactérienne. X. Révision des espèces réunies dans le genre Achromobacter. Annales de l'Institut Pasteur (Paris), 1954, 86, 722-728.]

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Acinetobacter baumannii Bouvet and Grimont 1986, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain ATCC 19606 = CCUG 19096 = CIP 70.34 = DSM 30007 = JCM 6841 = LMG 1041 = NCCB 85021 = NCTC 12156.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: X81660.
Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. baumannii, of Baumann, named in honor of Paul and Linda Baumann.
Reference: BOUVET (P.J.M.) and GRIMONT (P.A.D.): Taxonomy of the genus Acinetobacter with the recognition of Acinetobacter baumannii sp. nov., Acinetobacter haemolyticus sp. nov., Acinetobacter johnsonii sp. nov., and Acinetobacter junii sp. nov. and emended descriptions of Acinetobacter calcoaceticus and Acinetobacter lwoffii. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1986, 36, 228-240.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Acinetobacter baylyi Carr et al. 2003, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain B2 = CIP 107474 = DSM 14961.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF509820.
Etymology: N.L. masc. gen. n. baylyi, of Bayly, in honour of Ronald Bayly, an Australian microbiologist who has contributed to the understanding of the physiology of this genus.
Reference: CARR (E.L.), KÄMPFER (P.), PATEL (B.K.C.), GÜRTLER (V.) and SEVIOUR (R.J.): Seven novel species of Acinetobacter isolated from activated sludge. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2003, 53, 953-963.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Acinetobacter beijerinckii Nemec et al. 2009, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain 58a = CCUG 51249 = CCM 7266 = LUH 4759 = NIPH 838.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ626712.
Etymology: N.L. masc. gen. n. beijerinckii, of Beijerinck, named in honour of Martinus Willem Beijerinck (1851-1931), the Dutch microbiologist and botanist.
Reference: NEMEC (A.), MUSÍLEK (M.), MAIXNEROVÁ (M.), DE BAERE (T.), VAN DER REIJDEN (T.J.K.), VANEECHOUTTE (M.) and DIJKSHOORN (L.): Acinetobacter beijerinckii sp. nov. and Acinetobacter gyllenbergii sp. nov., haemolytic organisms isolated from humans. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 118-124.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Acinetobacter bereziniae Nemec et al. 2010, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain 69 = NIPH 521 = ATCC 17924 = CIP 70.12 = LMG 1003.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: Z93443.
Etymology: N.L. fem. gen. n. bereziniae, of Bérézin, named after Eugénie Bergogne-Bérézin, French medical microbiologist.
Reference: NEMEC (A.), MUSÍLEK (M.), ŠEDO (O.), DE BAERE (T.), MAIXNEROVÁ (M.), VAN DER REIJDEN (T.J.K.), ZDRÁHAL (Z.), VANEECHOUTTE (M.) and DIJKSHOORN (L.): Acinetobacter bereziniae sp. nov. and Acinetobacter guillouiae sp. nov., to accommodate Acinetobacter genomic species 10 and 11, respectively. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 896-903.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: Acinetobacter bereziniae Nemec et al. 2010 was previously known as Acinetobacter genospecies (genomic species) 10 Bouvet and Grimont 1986.

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Acinetobacter boissieri Álvarez-Pérez et al. 2013, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain SAP 284.1 = CECT 8128 = LMG 26959.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: JQ771141.
Etymology: N.L. masc. gen. n. boissieri, of Boissier, named after the Swiss botanist Pierre-Edmond Boissier (1810–1885), in recognition of his great contribution to the description of the flora of Southern Spain.
Reference: ÁLVAREZ-PÉREZ (S.), LIEVENS (B.), JACQUEMYN (H.) and HERRERA (C.M.): Acinetobacter nectaris sp. nov. and Acinetobacter boissieri sp. nov., isolated from floral nectar of wild Mediterranean insect-pollinated plants. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2013, 63,1532-1539.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Acinetobacter bouvetii Carr et al. 2003, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain 4B02 = CCUG 50766 = CIP 107468 = DSM 14964.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF509827.
Etymology: N.L. masc. gen. n. bouvetii, of Bouvet, in honour of Philippe Bouvet, a French microbiologist who has contributed to our understanding of the taxonomy of this genus.
Reference: CARR (E.L.), KÄMPFER (P.), PATEL (B.K.C.), GÜRTLER (V.) and SEVIOUR (R.J.): Seven novel species of Acinetobacter isolated from activated sludge. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2003, 53, 953-963.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Acinetobacter brisouii Anandham et al. 2011, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain 5YN5-8 = KACC 11602 = DSM 18516.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: DQ832256.
Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. brisouii, of Brisou, named in honour of Jean Brisou, a French microbiologist who has contributed to the understanding of the taxonomy of the genus Acinetobacter.
References: VALIDATION LIST no. 140. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2011, 61, 1499-1501. [ANANDHAM (R.), WEON (H.Y.), KIM (S.J.), KIM (Y.S.), KIM (B.Y.) and KWON (S.W.): Acinetobacter brisouii sp. nov., isolated from a wetland in Korea. J. Microbiol., 2010, 48, 36-39.]
Validation List no. 140 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Acinetobacter calcoaceticus (Beijerinck 1911) Baumann et al. 1968, species. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain ATCC 23055 = CAIM 17 = CCUG 12804 = CIP 81.8 = DSM 30006 = JCM 6842 = LMG 1046 = NCCB 22016 = NCTC 12983.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ888983.
Synonym: "Micrococcus calco-aceticus" Beijerinck 1911.
Etymology: L. n. calx -cis, limestone, chalk; N.L. n. acidum aceticum, acetic acid; N.L. masc. adj. calcoaceticus, pertaining to calcium acetate, which was used by Beijerinck in the enrichment medium from which he isolated the organism.
References: SKERMAN (V.B.D.), McGOWAN (V.) and SNEATH (P.H.A.) (editors): Approved Lists of Bacterial Names. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1980, 30, 225-420 (Approved Lists of Bacterial Names in IJSEM Online - Approved Lists of Bacterial Names Amended edition). [1 BEIJERINCK (M.W.): Pigments as products of oxidation by bacterial action. Proceedings of the Royal Academy of Sciences (Amsterdam), 1911, 13, 1066-1077. 2 BAUMANN (P.), DOUDOROFF (M.) and STANIER (R.Y.): Study of the Moraxella group. Oxidase-negative species (genus Acinetobacter). Journal of Bacteriology, 1968, 95, 1520-1541.]

Acinetobacter calcoaceticus (Beijerinck 1911) Baumann et al. 1968 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Bouvet and Grimont 1986.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain ATCC 23055 = CCUG 12804 = CIP 81.8 = DSM 30006 = JCM 6842 = LMG 1046 = NCCB 22016 = NCTC 12983.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ888983.
Synonym: "Micrococcus calco-aceticus" Beijerinck 1911.
Etymology: L. n. calx -cis, limestone, chalk; N.L. n. acidum aceticum, acetic acid; N.L. masc. adj. calcoaceticus, pertaining to calcium acetate, which was used by Beijerinck in the enrichment medium from which he isolated the organism.
Reference: BOUVET (P.J.M.) and GRIMONT (P.A.D.): Taxonomy of the genus Acinetobacter with the recognition of Acinetobacter baumannii sp. nov., Acinetobacter haemolyticus sp. nov., Acinetobacter johnsonii sp. nov., and Acinetobacter junii sp. nov. and emended descriptions of Acinetobacter calcoaceticus and Acinetobacter lwoffii. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1986, 36, 228-240.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Acinetobacter gerneri Carr et al. 2003, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain 9A01 = CIP 107464 = DSM 14967.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF509829.
Etymology: N.L. masc. gen. n. gerneri, of Gerner in honour of Peter Gerner-Smidt, a Danish microbiologist who has contributed to our knowledge of the taxonomy of this genus.
Reference: CARR (E.L.), KÄMPFER (P.), PATEL (B.K.C.), GÜRTLER (V.) and SEVIOUR (R.J.): Seven novel species of Acinetobacter isolated from activated sludge. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2003, 53, 953-963.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Acinetobacter guillouiae Nemec et al. 2010, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain 73 = NIPH 522 = ATCC 11171 = CCUG 2491 = CIP 63.46 = DSM 590 = LMG 988.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: X81659.
Etymology: N.L. fem. gen. n. guillouiae, of Guillou, named after Marie-Laure Joly-Guillou, French medical microbiologist.
Reference: NEMEC (A.), MUSÍLEK (M.), ŠEDO (O.), DE BAERE (T.), MAIXNEROVÁ (M.), VAN DER REIJDEN (T.J.K.), ZDRÁHAL (Z.), VANEECHOUTTE (M.) and DIJKSHOORN (L.): Acinetobacter bereziniae sp. nov. and Acinetobacter guillouiae sp. nov., to accommodate Acinetobacter genomic species 10 and 11, respectively. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 896-903.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: Acinetobacter guillouiae Nemec et al. 2010 was previously known as Acinetobacter genospecies (genomic species) 11 Bouvet and Grimont 1986.

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Acinetobacter grimontii Carr et al. 2003, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain 17A04 = CCUG 50767 = CIP 107470 = DSM 14968.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EF611411.
Etymology: N.L. masc. gen. n. grimontii, of Grimont, in honour of Patrick Grimont, a French microbiologist who has contributed to our understanding of the taxonomy of this genus.
Reference: CARR (E.L.), KÄMPFER (P.), PATEL (B.K.C.), GÜRTLER (V.) and SEVIOUR (R.J.): Seven novel species of Acinetobacter isolated from activated sludge. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2003, 53, 953-963.
Original article in IJSEM Online

¤ Acinetobacter junii Bouvet and Grimont 1986

Note: According to Vaneechoutte et al. 2008, Acinetobacter grimontii Carr et al. 2003 is a later heterotypic synonym of ¤ Acinetobacter junii Bouvet and Grimont 1986.
Reference: VANEECHOUTTE (M.), DE BAERE (T.), NEMEC (A.), MUSÍLEK (M.), VAN DER REIJDEN (T.J.K.) and DIJKSHOORN (L.): Reclassification of Acinetobacter grimontii Carr et al. 2003 as a later synonym of Acinetobacter junii Bouvet and Grimont 1986. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 937-940.
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Acinetobacter gyllenbergii Nemec et al. 2009, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain 1271 = CCUG 51248 = CCM 7267 = NIPH 2150 = RUH 422.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ293694.
Etymology: N.L. masc. gen. n. gyllenbergii, of Gyllenberg, named in honour of Helge G. Gyllenberg, the Finnish bacteriologist and taxonomist.
Reference: NEMEC (A.), MUSÍLEK (M.), MAIXNEROVÁ (M.), DE BAERE (T.), VAN DER REIJDEN (T.J.K.), VANEECHOUTTE (M.) and DIJKSHOORN (L.): Acinetobacter beijerinckii sp. nov. and Acinetobacter gyllenbergii sp. nov., haemolytic organisms isolated from humans. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 118-124.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Acinetobacter haemolyticus (ex Stenzel and Mannheim 1963) Bouvet and Grimont 1986, nom. rev., comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain Mannheim 2446/60 = B40 = ATCC 17906 = CCUG 888 = CIP 64.3 = DSM 6962 = LMG 996 = NCCB 85026 = NCTC 12155.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: X81662.
Synonym: "Achromobacter haemolyticus" Stenzel and Mannheim 1963.
Etymology: Gr. n. haima (Latin transliteration haema), blood; N.L. masc. adj. lyticus (from Gr. masc. adj. lutikos), able to loosen, able to dissolve; N.L. masc. adj. haemolyticus, blood-dissolving.
Reference: BOUVET (P.J.M.) and GRIMONT (P.A.D.): Taxonomy of the genus Acinetobacter with the recognition of Acinetobacter baumannii sp. nov., Acinetobacter haemolyticus sp. nov., Acinetobacter johnsonii sp. nov., and Acinetobacter junii sp. nov. and emended descriptions of Acinetobacter calcoaceticus and Acinetobacter lwoffii. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1986, 36, 228-240.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: In the paper by Bouvet and Grimont 1986, this taxon is proposed as Acinetobacter haemolyticus sp. nov.

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Acinetobacter harbinensis Li et al. 2014, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) HITLi 7=CGMCC 1.12528=KCTC 32411.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: KC843488.
Whole-genome sequence accession no. for the type strain: N/A.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. harbinensis, pertaining to Harbin, north of China, from where the type strain was isolated.
Source: Environmental - freshwater.
Valid publication: LI, W., ZHANG, D., HUANG, X. and QIN, W. 2014. Acinetobacter harbinensis sp. nov., isolated from river water. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 64, 1507-1513.
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Acinetobacter indicus Malhotra et al. 2012, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain A648 = CCM 7832 = DSM 25388.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: HM047743.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. indicus, Indian, of or belonging to India.
Reference: MALHOTRA (J.), ANAND (S.), JINDAL (S.), RAJAGOPAL (R.) and LAL (R.): Acinetobacter indicus sp. nov., isolated from a hexachlorocyclohexane dump site. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2012, 62, 2883-2890.
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Acinetobacter johnsonii Bouvet and Grimont 1986, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain Mannheim 3865/60 = B8 = ATCC 17909 = CIP 64.6 = CCUG 19095 = DSM 6963 = HAMBI 1969 = HAMBI 1971 = LMG 999 = NCIMB 12460 = NCTC 12154.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: Z93440.
Etymology: N.L. masc. gen. n. johnsonii, of Johnson, named in honor of John L. Johnson.
Reference: BOUVET (P.J.M.) and GRIMONT (P.A.D.): Taxonomy of the genus Acinetobacter with the recognition of Acinetobacter baumannii sp. nov., Acinetobacter haemolyticus sp. nov., Acinetobacter johnsonii sp. nov., and Acinetobacter junii sp. nov. and emended descriptions of Acinetobacter calcoaceticus and Acinetobacter lwoffii. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1986, 36, 228-240.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Acinetobacter junii Bouvet and Grimont 1986, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain Mannheim 2723/59 = B10 = ATCC 17908 = CIP 64.5 = CCUG 889 = DSM 6964 = LMG 998 = NCTC 12153.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: X81664.
Etymology: N.L. masc. gen. n. junii, of Juni, named in honor of Elliot Juni.
Reference: BOUVET (P.J.M.) and GRIMONT (P.A.D.): Taxonomy of the genus Acinetobacter with the recognition of Acinetobacter baumannii sp. nov., Acinetobacter haemolyticus sp. nov., Acinetobacter johnsonii sp. nov., and Acinetobacter junii sp. nov. and emended descriptions of Acinetobacter calcoaceticus and Acinetobacter lwoffii. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1986, 36, 228-240.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: According to Vaneechoutte et al. 2008, Acinetobacter junii Bouvet and Grimont 1986 is an earlier heterotypic synonym of ¤ Acinetobacter grimontii Carr et al. 2003.
Reference: VANEECHOUTTE (M.), DE BAERE (T.), NEMEC (A.), MUSÍLEK (M.), VAN DER REIJDEN (T.J.K.) and DIJKSHOORN (L.): Reclassification of Acinetobacter grimontii Carr et al. 2003 as a later synonym of Acinetobacter junii Bouvet and Grimont 1986. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 937-940.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Acinetobacter kookii Choi et al. 2013, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) 11-0202=KCTC 32033=JCM 18512.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: JX137279.
Etymology: N.L. masc. gen. n. kookii, of Kook, named after Yoon-Hoh Kook, a Korean microbiologist.
Source: Environmental - soil.
Reference: CHOI, J. Y., KO, G., JHEONG, W., HUYS, G., SEIFERT, H., DIJKSHOORN, L. and KO, K.-S. 2013. Acinetobacter kookii sp. nov., isolated from soil. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 63, 4402-4406.
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Acinetobacter lwoffii (Audureau 1940) Brisou and Prévot 1954, species.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain ATCC 15309 = CCUG 33984 = CIP 64.10 = DSM 2403 = JCM 6840 = LMG 1029 = NCAIM B.01101 = NCCB 73001 = NCTC 5866.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: X81665.
Synonyms: "Moraxella lwoffi" (sic) Audureau 1940, "Acinetobacter lwoffi" (sic) (Audureau 1940) Brisou and Prévot 1954.
Etymology: N.L. masc. gen. n. lwoffii, of Lwoff, named in honor of André Lwoff.
References: SKERMAN (V.B.D.), McGOWAN (V.) and SNEATH (P.H.A.) (editors): Approved Lists of Bacterial Names. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1980, 30, 225-420 (Approved Lists of Bacterial Names in IJSEM Online - Approved Lists of Bacterial Names Amended edition). [1 AUDUREAU (A.): Étude du genre Moraxella. Annales de l'Institut Pasteur (Paris), 1940, 64, 126-166. 2 BRISOU (J.) and PRÉVOT (A.R.): Études de systématique bactérienne. X. Révision des espèces réunies dans le genre Achromobacter. Annales de l'Institut Pasteur (Paris), 1954, 86, 722-728.]

Acinetobacter lwoffii (Audureau 1940) Brisou and Prévot 1954 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Bouvet and Grimont 1986.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain ATCC 15309 = CCUG 33984 = CIP 64.10 = DSM 2403 = JCM 6840 = LMG 1029 = NCCB 73001 = NCTC 5866.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: X81665.
Synonyms: "Moraxella lwoffi" (sic) Audureau 1940, "Acinetobacter lwoffi" (sic) (Audureau 1940) Brisou and Prévot 1954.
Etymology: N.L. masc. gen. n. lwoffii, of Lwoff, named in honor of André Lwoff.
Reference: BOUVET (P.J.M.) and GRIMONT (P.A.D.): Taxonomy of the genus Acinetobacter with the recognition of Acinetobacter baumannii sp. nov., Acinetobacter haemolyticus sp. nov., Acinetobacter johnsonii sp. nov., and Acinetobacter junii sp. nov. and emended descriptions of Acinetobacter calcoaceticus and Acinetobacter lwoffii. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1986, 36, 228-240.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Acinetobacter nectaris Álvarez-Pérez et al. 2013, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain SAP 763.2 = CECT 8127 = LMG 26958.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: JQ771132.
Etymology: L. n. nectar -aris, the drink of the gods, and also the sugary solution secreted by some flowers to attract pollinators; L. gen. n. nectaris, of nectar, isolated from floral nectar of plants.
Reference: ÁLVAREZ-PÉREZ (S.), LIEVENS (B.), JACQUEMYN (H.) and HERRERA (C.M.): Acinetobacter nectaris sp. nov. and Acinetobacter boissieri sp. nov., isolated from floral nectar of wild Mediterranean insect-pollinated plants. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2013, 63,1532-1539.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Acinetobacter nosocomialis Nemec et al. 2011, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain RUH 2376 = CCM 7791 = LMG 10619 = NIPH 2119.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: HQ180192.
Etymology: L. n. nosocomium, a hospital, infirmary; L. masc. suff. -alis, suffix used with the sense of pertaining to; N.L. masc. adj. nosocomialis, pertaining to a hospital.
References: VALIDATION LIST no. 140. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2011, 61, 1499-1501. [NEMEC (A.), KRIZOVA (L.), MAIXNEROVA (M.), VAN DER REIJDEN (T.J.K.), DESCHAGHT (P.), PASSET (V.), VANEECHOUTTE (M.), BRISSE (S.) and DIJKSHOORN (L.): Genotypic and phenotypic characterization of the Acinetobacter calcoaceticus- Acinetobacter baumannii complex with the proposal of Acinetobacter pittii sp. nov. (formerly Acinetobacter genomic species 3) and Acinetobacter nosocomialis sp. nov. (formerly Acinetobacter genomic species 13TU). Res. Microbiol., 2011, 162, 393-404.]
Validation List no. 140 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Acinetobacter parvus Nemec et al. 2003, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain LUH 4616 = CCUG 48800 = NIPH 384 = CCM 7030 = LMG 21765.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ293691.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. parvus, small, referring to the fact that its colonies on agar media are significantly smaller than those of the other known Acinetobacter species.
Reference: NEMEC (A.), DIJKSHOORN (L.), CLEENWERCK (I.), DE BAERE (T.), JANSSENS (D.), VAN DER REIJDEN (T.J.K.), JEŽEK (P.) and VANEECHOUTTE (M.): Acinetobacter parvus sp. nov., a small-colony-forming species isolated from human clinical specimens. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2003, 53, 1563-1567.
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Acinetobacter pittii Nemec et al. 2011, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain RUH 2206 = ATCC 19004 = CIP 70.29 = LMG 1035 = NIPH 519.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: HQ180184.
Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. pittii, of Pitt, named after Tyrone Pitt, British medical microbiologist.
References: VALIDATION LIST no. 140. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2011, 61, 1499-1501. [NEMEC (A.), KRIZOVA (L.), MAIXNEROVA (M.), VAN DER REIJDEN (T.J.K.), DESCHAGHT (P.), PASSET (V.), VANEECHOUTTE (M.), BRISSE (S.) and DIJKSHOORN (L.): Genotypic and phenotypic characterization of the Acinetobacter calcoaceticus- Acinetobacter baumannii complex with the proposal of Acinetobacter pittii sp. nov. (formerly Acinetobacter genomic species 3) and Acinetobacter nosocomialis sp. nov. (formerly Acinetobacter genomic species 13TU). Res. Microbiol., 2011, 162, 393-404.]
Validation List no. 140 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Acinetobacter puyangensis Li et al. 2013, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) BQ4-1=CFCC 10780=JCM 18011.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: JN664255.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. puyangensis, referring to Puyang (Henan Province, China), where the type strain was isolated.
Source: Plant.
Reference: LI, Y., PIAO, C. G., MA, Y. C., HE, W., WANG, H. M., CHANG, J. P., GUO, L. M., WANG, X. Z., XIE, S. J. and GUO, M. W. 2013. Acinetobacter puyangensis sp. nov., isolated from the healthy and diseased part of Populus × euramericana canker bark. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 63, 2963-2969.
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Acinetobacter qingfengensis Li et al. 2014, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) 2BJ1=CFCC 10890=KCTC 32225.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: JX982123.
Whole-genome sequence accession no. for the type strain: Not yet available.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. qingfengensis, of or belonging to Qingfeng, Henan Province, China, where the first strains were isolated.
Source: Plant pathogen.
Valid publication: LI, Y., HE, W., WANG, T., PIAO, C.-G., GUO, L.-M., CHANG, J.-P., GUO, M.-W. and XIE, S.-J. 2014. Acinetobacter qingfengensis sp. nov., isolated from canker bark of Populus × euramericana. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 64, 1043-1050.
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Acinetobacter radioresistens Nishimura et al. 1988, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain FO-1 = ATCC 43998 = CIP 103788 = DSM 6976 = IAM 13186 = JCM 9326 = LMG 10613 = NBRC 102413.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: X81666.
Etymology: N.L. pref. radio- (from L. n. radius, ray, beam), pertaining to radiation; L. part. adj. resistens, resisting; N.L. part. adj. radioresistens, ray resisting, because of high resistance to gamma-ray irradiation.
Reference: NISHIMURA (Y.), INO (T.) and IIZUKA (H.): Acinetobacter radioresistens sp. nov. isolated from cotton and soil. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1988, 38, 209-211.
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Acinetobacter rudis Vaz-Moreira et al. 2011, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain G30 = CCUG 57889 = CECT 7818 = DSM 24031 = LMG 26107.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EF204258.
Etymology: L. adj. rudis, raw, not processed; N.L. gen. n. rudis, of/from raw unprocessed products.
Reference: VAZ-MOREIRA (I.), NOVO (A.), HANTSIS-ZACHAROV (E.), LOPES (A.R.), GOMILA (M.), NUNES (O.C.), MANAIA (C.M.) and HALPERN (M.): Acinetobacter rudis sp. nov., isolated from raw milk and raw wastewater. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2011, 61, 2837-2843.
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Acinetobacter schindleri Nemec et al. 2001, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain LUH 5832 = CCUG 45560 = CNCTC 6736 = LMG 19576 = NIPH 1034.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ278311.
Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. schindleri, of Schindler, named in honour of Jǐrí Schindler, Czech microbiologist and taxonomist.
Reference: NEMEC (A.), DE BAERE (T.), TJERNBERG (I.), VANEECHOUTTE (M.), Van Der REIJDEN (T.J.K.) and DIJKSHOORN (L.): Acinetobacter ursingii sp. nov. and Acinetobacter schindleri sp. nov., isolated from human clinical specimens. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2001, 51, 1891-1899.
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Acinetobacter soli Kim et al. 2009, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain B1 = JCM 15062 = KCTC 22184.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EU290155.
Etymology: L. gen. n. soli, of/from the soil.
References: VALIDATION LIST no. 128. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 1555-1556 [KIM (D.), BAIK (K.S.), KIM (M.S.), PARK (S.C.), KIM (S.S.), RHEE (M.S.), KWAK (Y.S.) and SEONG (C.N.): Acinetobacter soli sp. nov., isolated from forest soil. J. Microbiol., 2008, 46, 396-401.]
Validation List no. 128 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Acinetobacter tandoii Carr et al. 2003, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain 4N13 = CIP 107469 = DSM 14970.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF509830.
Etymology: N.L. masc. gen. n. tandoii, of Tandoi, in honour of Valter Tandoi, an Italian bacteriologist who has contributed to our understanding of Acinetobacter in activated sludge.
Reference: CARR (E.L.), KÄMPFER (P.), PATEL (B.K.C.), GÜRTLER (V.) and SEVIOUR (R.J.): Seven novel species of Acinetobacter isolated from activated sludge. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2003, 53, 953-963.
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Note: According to the DSMZ, the type strain is DSM 14970, not DSM 14670 as cited in the paper by Carr et al. 2003.

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Acinetobacter tjernbergiae Carr et al. 2003, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain 7N16 = CIP 107465 = DSM 14971.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF509825.
Etymology: N.L. fem. gen. n. tjernbergiae, of Tjernberg, in honour of Ingela Tjernberg, a Swedish microbiologist and taxonomist who has contributed to our understanding of the taxonomy of this genus.
Reference: CARR (E.L.), KÄMPFER (P.), PATEL (B.K.C.), GÜRTLER (V.) and SEVIOUR (R.J.): Seven novel species of Acinetobacter isolated from activated sludge. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2003, 53, 953-963.
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Acinetobacter towneri Carr et al. 2003, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain AB1110 = CIP 107472 = DSM 14962.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF509823.
Etymology: N.L. masc. gen. n. towneri, of Towner, in honour of Kevin Towner, an English microbiologist who has contributed to our understanding of the genetics of this genus.
Reference: CARR (E.L.), KÄMPFER (P.), PATEL (B.K.C.), GÜRTLER (V.) and SEVIOUR (R.J.): Seven novel species of Acinetobacter isolated from activated sludge. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2003, 53, 953-963.
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Acinetobacter ursingii Nemec et al. 2001, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain LUH 3792 = CCUG 45559 = CNCTC 6735 = LMG 19575 = NIPH 137.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ275038.
Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. ursingii, of Ursing, named  in honour of Jan Ursing, Swedish bacteriologist and taxonomist.
Reference: NEMEC (A.), DE BAERE (T.), TJERNBERG (I.), VANEECHOUTTE (M.), Van Der REIJDEN (T.J.K.) and DIJKSHOORN (L.): Acinetobacter ursingii sp. nov. and Acinetobacter schindleri sp. nov., isolated from human clinical specimens. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2001, 51, 1891-1899.
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Acinetobacter venetianus Vaneechoutte et al. 2009 ex Di Cello et al. 1997, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain RAG-1 = ATCC 31012 = CCUG 45561 = LMG 19082 = LUH 3904 = NIPH 1925.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ295007.
Etymology: M.L. masc. adj. venetianus, Venetian, pertaining to Venice, Italy, because one of the strains, VE-C3, was isolated from the Venice lagoon in the Adriatic sea.
Reference: VANEECHOUTTE (M.), NEMEC (A.), MUSÍLEK (M.), VAN DER REIJDEN (T.J.K.), VAN DEN BARSELAAR (M.), TJERNBERG (I.), CALAME (W.), FANI (R.), DE BAERE (T.) and DIJKSHOORN (L.): Description of Acinetobacter venetianus ex Di Cello et al. 1997 sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 1376-1381.
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Note: Acinetobacter venetianus Vaneechoutte et al. 2009 ex Di Cello et al. 1997 was previously known as Acinetobacter venetianus Di Cello et al. 1997 [see DI CELLO (F.), PEPI (M.), BALDI (F.) and FANI (R.): Molecular characterization on an n-alkane-degrading bacterial community and identification of a new species, Acinetobacter venetianus. Res. Microbiol., 1997, 148, 237-249. Original paper in PubMed].

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