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Genus Alkalispirochaeta

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Number of species cited in this file: 5
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 0

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

 

Alkalispirochaeta Sravanthi et al. 2016, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Alkalispirochaeta alkalica Sravanthi et al. 2016.
Etymology: N.L. n. alkali, alkali from Arabic n. al, -qaliy, the ashes of saltwort; N.L. fem. n. Spirochaeta, a bacterial genus; N.L. fem. n. Alkalispirochaeta, alkali(-tolerant) relative of Spirochaeta.
Valid publication: SRAVANTHI, T., TUSHAR, L., SASIKALA, Ch. and RAMANA Ch, V. 2016. Alkalispirochaeta cellulosivorans gen. nov., sp. nov., a cellulose-hydrolysing, alkaliphilic, halotolerant bacterium isolated from the gut of a wood-eating cockroach (Cryptocercus punctulatus), and reclassification of four species of Spirochaeta as new combinations within Alkalispirochaeta gen. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 66, 1612-1619.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Alkalispirochaeta alkalica Sravanthi et al. 2016, comb. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) Z-7491=ATCC 700262=DSM 8900.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: X93927.
Whole-genome sequence accession no. for the type strain: -.
Basonym: ¤ Spirochaeta alkalica Zhilina et al. 1996.
Etymology: N.L. n. alkali (from Arabic al-qalyi, the ashes of saltwort), soda ash; L. fem. suff. -ica, suffix used with the sense of pertaining to; N.L. fem. adj. alkalica, intended to mean alkaline, developing in the alkaline medium.
Source: Animal.
Valid publication: SRAVANTHI, T., TUSHAR, L., SASIKALA, Ch. and RAMANA Ch, V. 2016. Alkalispirochaeta cellulosivorans gen. nov., sp. nov., a cellulose-hydrolysing, alkaliphilic, halotolerant bacterium isolated from the gut of a wood-eating cockroach (Cryptocercus punctulatus), and reclassification of four species of Spirochaeta as new combinations within Alkalispirochaeta gen. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 66, 1612-1619.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Alkalispirochaeta americana Sravanthi et al. 2016, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ASpG1 = ATCC BAA-392 = DSM 14872.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: AF373921.
Whole-genome sequence accession no. for the type strain: -.
Basonym: ¤ Spirochaeta americana Hoover et al. 2003.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. americana, of American continent, isolated from soda Mono Lake, California, USA.
Source: Animal.
Valid publication: SRAVANTHI, T., TUSHAR, L., SASIKALA, Ch. and RAMANA Ch, V. 2016. Alkalispirochaeta cellulosivorans gen. nov., sp. nov., a cellulose-hydrolysing, alkaliphilic, halotolerant bacterium isolated from the gut of a wood-eating cockroach (Cryptocercus punctulatus), and reclassification of four species of Spirochaeta as new combinations within Alkalispirochaeta gen. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 66, 1612-1619.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Alkalispirochaeta cellulosivorans Sravanthi et al. 2016, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) JC227=KCTC 15343=NBRC 110105.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: HG531387.
Whole-genome sequence accession no. for the type strain: .
Etymology: N.L. neut. n. cellulosum, cellulose; L. pres. part. vorans, devouring; N.L. part. adj. cellulosivorans, cellulose devouring.
Source: Animal.
Valid publication: SRAVANTHI, T., TUSHAR, L., SASIKALA, Ch. and RAMANA Ch, V. 2016. Alkalispirochaeta cellulosivorans gen. nov., sp. nov., a cellulose-hydrolysing, alkaliphilic, halotolerant bacterium isolated from the gut of a wood-eating cockroach (Cryptocercus punctulatus), and reclassification of four species of Spirochaeta as new combinations within Alkalispirochaeta gen. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 66, 1612-1619.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Alkalispirochaeta odontotermitis Sravanthi et al. 2016, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) JC202=KCTC 15324=NBRC 110104.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: HF968430.
Whole-genome sequence accession no. for the type strain: JRAS00000000.
Basonym: ¤ Spirochaeta odontotermitis Sravanthi et al. 2015.
Etymology: N.L. gen. n. odontotermitis, of the termite Odontotermes.
Source: Animal.
Valid publication: SRAVANTHI, T., TUSHAR, L., SASIKALA, Ch. and RAMANA Ch, V. 2016. Alkalispirochaeta cellulosivorans gen. nov., sp. nov., a cellulose-hydrolysing, alkaliphilic, halotolerant bacterium isolated from the gut of a wood-eating cockroach (Cryptocercus punctulatus), and reclassification of four species of Spirochaeta as new combinations within Alkalispirochaeta gen. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 66, 1612-1619.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Alkalispirochaeta sphaeroplastigenens Sravanthi et al. 2016, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) JC133 = KCTC 15220 = NBRC 109056.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: HE806187.
Whole-genome sequence accession no. for the type strain: -.
Basonym: ¤ Spirochaeta sphaeroplastigenens Reddy et al. 2013.
Etymology: N.L. n. sphaeroplastum, spheroplast; L. part. adj. genens, producing; N.L. part. adj. sphaeroplastigenens, spheroplast-producing.
Source: Animal.
Valid publication: SRAVANTHI, T., TUSHAR, L., SASIKALA, Ch. and RAMANA Ch, V. 2016. Alkalispirochaeta cellulosivorans gen. nov., sp. nov., a cellulose-hydrolysing, alkaliphilic, halotolerant bacterium isolated from the gut of a wood-eating cockroach (Cryptocercus punctulatus), and reclassification of four species of Spirochaeta as new combinations within Alkalispirochaeta gen. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 66, 1612-1619.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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