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Genus Ammoniphilus

Warning: In the List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature, an arrow () only indicates the sequence of valid publication of names and does not mean that the last name in the sequence must be used (see: Introduction).

Number of species cited in this file: 3
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 0

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


For a detailed description of this taxon see Bergey’s Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria (BMSAB).


 

Ammoniphilus Zaitsev et al. 1998, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Ammoniphilus oxalaticus Zaitsev et al. 1998.
Etymology: N.L. neut. n. ammonium, ammonia (NH3); N.L. adj. philus -a -um (from Gr. adj. philos -ê -on), friend, loving; N.L. masc. n. Ammoniphilus, ammonia lover.
Valid publication: ZAITSEV (G.M.), TSITKO (I.V.), RAINEY (F.A.), TROTSENKO (Y.A.), UOTILA (J.S.), STACKEBRANDT (E.) and SALKINOJA-SALONEN (M.S.): New aerobic ammonium-dependent obligately oxalotrophic bacteria: description of Ammoniphilus oxalaticus gen. nov., sp. nov. and Ammoniphilus oxalivorans gen. nov., sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1998, 48, 151-163.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Ammoniphilus oxalaticus Zaitsev et al. 1998, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) RAOx-1 = ATCC 700649= CIP 105538 = DSM 11538 = HAMBI 2283.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: Y14578.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. oxalaticus, pertaining to oxalate.
Valid publication: ZAITSEV (G.), TSITKO (I.V.), RAINEY (F.A.), TROTSENKO (Y.A.), UOTILA (J.S.), STACKEBRANDT (E.) and SALKINOJA-SALONEN (M.S.): New aerobic ammonium-dependent obligately oxalotrophic bacteria: description of Ammoniphilus oxalaticus gen. nov., sp. nov. and Ammoniphilus oxalivorans gen. nov., sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1998, 48, 151-163.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Ammoniphilus oxalivorans Zaitsev et al. 1998, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) RAOx-FS = ATCC 700648= CIP 105539 = DSM 11537 = HAMBI 2284.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: Y14580.
Etymology: N.L. n. oxalatum, oxalate; L. part. adj. vorans, eating; N.L. part. adj. oxalivorans, oxalate-eating.
Valid publication: ZAITSEV (G.), TSITKO (I.V.), RAINEY (F.A.), TROTSENKO (Y.A.), UOTILA (J.S.), STACKEBRANDT (E.) and SALKINOJA-SALONEN (M.S.): New aerobic ammonium-dependent obligately oxalotrophic bacteria: description of Ammoniphilus oxalaticus gen. nov., sp. nov. and Ammoniphilus oxalivorans gen. nov., sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1998, 48, 151-163.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Ammoniphilus resinae Lin et al. 2016, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) CC-RT-E=BCRC 80314=DSM 24738.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: HM193518.
Whole-genome sequence accession no. for the type strain: .
Etymology: L. gen. n. resinae, of resin, referring to the aged resin from which the type strain was isolated.
Source: Plant.
Valid publication: LIN, S. Y., WU, Y. H., HAMEED, A., LIU, Y. C. and YOUNG, C. C. 2016. Ammoniphilus resinae sp. nov., an endospore-forming bacterium isolated from resin fragments Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 66, 3010-3016.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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