Genus Agarivorans

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Number of species cited in this file: 2
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 0

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

 

Agarivorans Kurahashi and Yokota 2004, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Agarivorans albus Kurahashi and Yokota 2004.
Etymology: N.L. neut. n. agarum, agar; L. part. adj. vorans, devouring; N.L. masc. n. (N.L. masc. part. adj. used as a substantive) agarivorans, agar-devouring.
Reference: KURAHASHI (M.) and YOKOTA (A.): Agarivorans albus gen. nov., sp. nov., a γ-proteobacterium isolated from marine animals. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2004, 54, 693-697.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: The Neo-Latin adjective (used as a substantive) Agarivorans may be in the masculine, feminine, or neuter gender. The gender of the genus name is not provided in the paper by Kurahashi and Yokota 2004. However, the epithet of the type species (albus) is in the masculine gender and Agarivorans must be in the masculine gender.

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Agarivorans albus Kurahashi and Yokota 2004, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain MKT 106 = IAM 14998 = JCM 21469 = LMG 21761 = NBRC 102603.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB076561.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. albus, white.
Reference: KURAHASHI (M.) and YOKOTA (A.): Agarivorans albus gen. nov., sp. nov., a γ-proteobacterium isolated from marine animals. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2004, 54, 693-697.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Agarivorans gilvus Du et al. 2011, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain WH0801 = CGMCC 1.10131 = NRRL B-59247.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: GQ200591.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. gilvus, pale yellow, referring to the pale yellow pigmentation of the bacterium.
Reference: DU (Z.J.), LV (G.Q.), ROONEY (A.P.), MIAO (T.T.), XU (Q.Q.) and CHEN (G.J.): Agarivorans gilvus sp. nov., isolated from seaweed. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2011, 61, 493-496.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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