Genus Ahrensia

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Number of species cited in this file: 1
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 0

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

 

Ahrensia Uchino et al. 1999, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Ahrensia kielensis corrig. (ex Ahrens 1968) Uchino et al. 1999.
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Ahrensia, named after R. Ahrens, a German microbiologist, who contributed to the taxonomy of marine species of Agrobacterium.
References: VALIDATION LIST no. 68. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1999, 49, 1-3. [UCHINO (Y.), HIRATA (A.), YOKOTA (A.) and SUGIYAMA (J.): Reclassification of marine Agrobacterium species: proposals of Stappia stellulata gen. nov., comb. nov., Stappia aggregata sp. nov., nom. rev., Ruegeria atlantica gen. nov., comb. nov., Ruegeria gelatinovora comb. nov., Ruegeria algicola comb. nov., and Ahrensia kieliense gen. nov., sp. nov., nom. rev. J. Gen. Appl. Microbiol., 1998, 44, 201-210.]
Validation List no. 68 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Ahrensia kielensis corrig. (ex Ahrens 1968) Uchino et al. 1999, sp. nov., nom. rev. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain B9 = ATCC 25656 = CIP 106964 = DSM 5890 = IAM 12618 = IFO (now NBRC) 15762 = JCM 20689 = LMG 133 = NCMB 2205.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: D88524.
Synonym: "Agrobacterium kieliense" Ahrens 1968.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. kielensis, pertaining to Kiel, Germany.
References: VALIDATION LIST no. 68. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1999, 49, 1-3. [UCHINO (Y.), HIRATA (A.), YOKOTA (A.) and SUGIYAMA (J.): Reclassification of marine Agrobacterium species: proposals of Stappia stellulata gen. nov., comb. nov., Stappia aggregata sp. nov., nom. rev., Ruegeria atlantica gen. nov., comb. nov., Ruegeria gelatinovora comb. nov., Ruegeria algicola comb. nov., and Ahrensia kieliense gen. nov., sp. nov., nom. rev. J. Gen. Appl. Microbiol., 1998, 44, 201-210.]
Validation List no. 68 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

Note: The original spelling of the specific epithet, kieliense (sic), has been corrected on validation according to Rule 61.
Reference: ASSOCIATE EDITOR, IJSB: Validation List no. 68 (footnote ‡). Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1999, 49, 1-3.
Validation List no. 68 in IJSEM Online

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