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Genus Amphibacillus

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: 9
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).


 

Amphibacillus Niimura et al. 1990, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Amphibacillus xylanus Niimura et al. 1990.
Etymology: Gr. pref. amphi, both sides or double; L. dim. n. bacillus, a small rod; N.L. masc. n. Amphibacillus, rod capable of both aerobic and anaerobic growth.
Valid publication: NIIMURA (Y.), KOH (E.), YANAGIDA (F.), SUZUKI (K.I.), KOMAGATA (K.) and KOZAKI (M.): Amphibacillus xylanus gen. nov., sp. nov., a facultatively anaerobic sporeforming xylan-digesting bacterium which lacks cytochrome, quinone, and catalase. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1990, 40, 297-301.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Amphibacillus Niimura et al. 1990 emend. An et al. 2007.
Type species: ¤ Amphibacillus xylanus Niimura et al. 1990.
Etymology: Gr. pref. amphi, both sides or double; L. dim. n. bacillus, a small rod; N.L. masc. n. Amphibacillus, rod capable of both aerobic and anaerobic growth.
Reference: AN (S.Y.), ISHIKAWA (S.), KASAI (H.), GOTO (K.) and YOKOTA (A.): Amphibacillus sediminis sp. nov., an endospore-forming bacterium isolated from lake sediment in Japan. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 2489-2492.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Amphibacillus Niimura et al. 1990 emend. Hirota et al. 2013.
Type species: ¤ Amphibacillus xylanus Niimura et al. 1990.
Etymology: Gr. pref. amphi, both sides or double; L. dim. n. bacillus, a small rod; N.L. masc. n. Amphibacillus, rod capable of both aerobic and anaerobic growth.
Reference: HIROTA (K.), AINO (K.), NODASAKA (Y.), MORITA (N.) and YUMOTO (I.): Amphibacillus indicireducens sp. nov., an alkaliphile that reduces an indigo dye. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2013, 63, 464-469.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Amphibacillus Niimura et al. 1990 emend. Ren et al. 2013.
Type species: ¤ Amphibacillus xylanus Niimura et al. 1990.
Etymology: Gr. pref. amphi, both sides or double; L. dim. n. bacillus, a small rod; N.L. masc. n. Amphibacillus, rod capable of both aerobic and anaerobic growth.
Reference: REN (B.), YANG (N.), WANG (J.), MA (X.L.), WANG (Q.), XIE (F.), GUO (H.), LIU (Z.H.), PUGIN (B.) and ZHANG (L.X.): Amphibacillus marinus sp. nov., a member of the genus Amphibacillus isolated from marine mud. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2013, 63,1485-1491.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Amphibacillus cookii Pugin et al. 2012, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) JW/BP-GSL-QD = ATCC BAA-2118 = DSM 23721.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: HM057160.
Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. cookii, of Cook, named in honour of Gregory Cook, to recognize his contribution to the microbiology and bioenergetics of extremophiles.
Valid publication: PUGIN (B.), BLAMEY (J.M.), BAXTER (B.K.) and WIEGEL (J.): Amphibacillus cookii sp. nov., a facultatively aerobic, spore-forming, moderately halophilic, alkalithermotolerant bacterium. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2012, 62, 2090-2096.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Amphibacillus fermentum Zhilina et al. 2002, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) Z-7984 = DSM 13869 = UNIQEM 210.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF418603.
Etymology: L. n. fermentum, that which causes fermentation, ferment.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 85. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2002, 52, 685-690.
Effective publication: ZHILINA (T.N.), GARNOVA (E.S.), TOUROVA (T.P.), KOSTRIKINA (N.A.) and ZAVARZIN (G.A.): Amphibacillus fermentum sp. nov. and Amphibacillus tropicus sp. nov., new alkaliphilic, facultatively anaerobic, saccharolytic bacilli from Lake Magadi. Mikrobiologiya, 2001, 70, 825-837 (in Russian). English translation: Microbiology, 2001, 70, 711-722.
Validation List no. 85 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

Note: In Validation List no. 85, the acronym of the Unique & Extremophilic Microorganisms (Collection of Unique Microbial Cultures, Russian Academy of Sciences) is cited as Uniqem.

¤ Pelagirhabdus fermentum (Zhilina et al. 2001) Sultanpuram et al. 2016, comb. nov.

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Amphibacillus iburiensis Hirota et al. 2013, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) N314=JCM 18529=NCIMB 14823.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: AB736274.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. iburiensis, from Iburi, the place where the type strain was isolated.
Source: Industrial.
Valid publication: HIROTA, K., AINO, K. and YUMOTO, I. 2013. Amphibacillus iburiensis sp. nov., an alkaliphile that reduces an indigo dye. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 63, 4303-4308.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Amphibacillus indicireducens Hirota et al. 2013, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) C40 = JCM 17250 = NCIMB 14686.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB665218.
Etymology: L. n. indicum, indigo; L. part. adj. reducens, bringing or leading back, used to mean "reducing"; N.L. part. adj. indicireducens, indigo-reducing.
Valid publication: HIROTA (K.), AINO (K.), NODASAKA (Y.), MORITA (N.) and YUMOTO (I.): Amphibacillus indicireducens sp. nov., an alkaliphile that reduces an indigo dye. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2013, 63, 464-469.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Amphibacillus jilinensis Wu et al. 2010, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) Y1 = CGMCC 1.5123 = JCM 16149.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: FJ169626.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. jilinensis, of or pertaining to Jilin, a province of north-east China, from which the sample that yielded the type strain was collected.
Valid publication: WU (X.Y.), ZHENG (G.), ZHANG (W.W.), XU (X.W.), WU (M.) and ZHU (X.F.): Amphibacillus jilinensis sp. nov., a facultatively anaerobic, alkaliphilic bacillus from a soda lake. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 2540-2543.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Amphibacillus marinus Ren et al. 2013, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) J1 = CGMCC 1.10434 = JCM 17099.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: GU213062.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. marinus, of the sea, marine.
Valid publication: REN (B.), YANG (N.), WANG (J.), MA (X.L.), WANG (Q.), XIE (F.), GUO (H.), LIU (Z.H.), PUGIN (B.) and ZHANG (L.X.): Amphibacillus marinus sp. nov., a member of the genus Amphibacillus isolated from marine mud. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2013, 63,1485-1491.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Amphibacillus sediminis An et al. 2007, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) Shu-P-Ggiii25-2 = IAM 15428 = JCM 23213 = KCTC 13120 = MBIC08269 = NBRC 103570.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB243866.
Etymology: L. gen. n. sediminis, of a sediment.
Valid publication: AN (S.Y.), ISHIKAWA (S.), KASAI (H.), GOTO (K.) and YOKOTA (A.): Amphibacillus sediminis sp. nov., an endospore-forming bacterium isolated from lake sediment in Japan. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 2489-2492.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Amphibacillus tropicus Zhilina et al. 2002, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) Z-7792 = DSM 13870 = UNIQEM 212.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF418602.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. tropicus, tropical, an organism isolated from a tropical lake.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 85. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2002, 52, 685-690.
Effective publication: ZHILINA (T.N.), GARNOVA (E.S.), TOUROVA (T.P.), KOSTRIKINA (N.A.) and ZAVARZIN (G.A.): Amphibacillus fermentum sp. nov. and Amphibacillus tropicus sp. nov., new alkaliphilic, facultatively anaerobic, saccharolytic bacilli from Lake Magadi. Mikrobiologiya, 2001, 70, 825-837 (in Russian). English translation: Microbiology, 2001, 70, 711-722.
Validation List no. 85 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

Note: In Validation List no. 85, the acronym of the Unique & Extremophilic Microorganisms (Collection of Unique Microbial Cultures, Russian Academy of Sciences) is cited as Uniqem.

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Amphibacillus xylanus Niimura et al. 1990, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) Ep01 = ATCC 51415= DSM 6626 = IFO (now NBRC) 15112 = JCM 7361 = LMG 17667.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: D82065.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. xylanus, pertaining to xylan.
Valid publication: NIIMURA (Y.), KOH (E.), YANAGIDA (F.), SUZUKI (K.I.), KOMAGATA (K.) and KOZAKI (M.): Amphibacillus xylanus gen. nov., sp. nov., a facultatively anaerobic sporeforming xylan-digesting bacterium which lacks cytochrome, quinone, and catalase. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1990, 40, 297-301.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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