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Genus Amorphus

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").

 

Amorphus Zeevi Ben Yosef et al. 2008, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Amorphus coralli Zeevi Ben Yosef et al. 2008.
Etymology: N.L. masc. n. Amorphus (from Gr. adj. amorphos, without form, shapeless), a bacterium without defined shape.
Valid publication: ZEEVI BEN YOSEF (D.), BEN-DOV (E.) and KUSHMARO (A.): Amorphus coralli gen. nov., sp. nov., a marine bacterium isolated from coral mucus, belonging to the order Rhizobiales. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 2704-2709.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Amorphus coralli Zeevi Ben Yosef et al. 2008, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) RS.Sph.026 = DSM 19760 = LMG 24307.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: DQ097300.
Etymology: L. gen. n. coralli, of coral, from which the organism was isolated.
Valid publication: ZEEVI BEN YOSEF (D.), BEN-DOV (E.) and KUSHMARO (A.): Amorphus coralli gen. nov., sp. nov., a marine bacterium isolated from coral mucus, belonging to the order Rhizobiales. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 2704-2709.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Amorphus orientalis Wang et al. 2010, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) YIM D10 = CCTCC AA 208035 = DSM 21202.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: FJ998414.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. orientalis, eastern, bacterium inhabiting the east.
Valid publication: WANG (Y.X.), LIU (J.H.), CHEN (Y.G.), ZHANG (X.X.), WANG (Z.G.), CHEN (Y.), TIAN (S.P.), HU (B.) and CUI (X.L.): Amorphus orientalis sp. nov., an exopolysaccharide-producing bacterium isolated from salt mine sediment. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 1750-1754.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Amorphus suaedae Hwang et al. 2013, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) YC6899=KACC 14912=NBRC 107845.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: KC006961.
Etymology: N. L. gen. n. suaedae, of Suaeda, isolated from Suaeda maritima, referring to the source of isolation of the type strain.
Source: Plant.
Valid publication: HWANG, J. M., CHUNG, E. J., PARK, J. A., JEONG, J. H., JEON, C. O. and CHUNG, Y. R. 2013. Amorphus suaedae sp. nov., isolated from the root of a tidal flat plant, Suaeda maritima. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 63, 3868-3872.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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