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Genus Anaerobiospirillum

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: 2
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).


 

Anaerobiospirillum Davis et al. 1976, genus.
Type species: ¤ Anaerobiospirillum succiniciproducens Davis et al. 1976 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: Gr. prefix an, not; Gr. n. aer aeros, air; Gr. n. bios, life; N.L. dim. neut. n. spirillum, a small spiral; N.L. neut. n. Anaerobiospirillum, anaerobic small spiral.
Approved Lists reference: SKERMAN (V.B.D.), McGOWAN (V.) and SNEATH (P.H.A.) (editors): Approved Lists of Bacterial Names. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1980, 30, 225-420 (Approved Lists of Bacterial Names in IJSEM Online - Approved Lists of Bacterial Names Amended edition).
Original publication: DAVIS (C.P.), CLEVEN (D.), BROWN (J.) and BALISH (E.): Anaerobiospirillum, a new genus of spiral-shaped bacteria. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology, 1976, 26, 498-504.

Anaerobiospirillum Davis et al. 1976 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Malnick 1997.
Type species: ¤ Anaerobiospirillum succiniciproducens Davis et al. 1976 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: Gr. prefix an, not; Gr. n. aer aeros, air; Gr. n. bios, life; N.L. dim. neut. n. spirillum, a small spiral; N.L. neut. n. Anaerobiospirillum, anaerobic small spiral.
Reference: MALNICK (H.): Anaerobiospirillum thomasii sp. nov., an anaerobic spiral bacterium isolated from the feces of cats and dogs and from diarrheal feces of humans, and emendation of the genus Anaerobiospirillum. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1997, 47, 381-384.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Anaerobiospirillum succiniciproducens Davis et al. 1976, species. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 29305= CCUG 21558 = CCUG 24194 = DSM 6400 = LMG 7826 = NCTC 11536.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: U96412.
Etymology: N.L. n. acidum succinicum, succinic acid; L. part. adj. producens, producing; N.L. part. adj. succiniciproducens, producing succinic acid.
Approved Lists reference: SKERMAN (V.B.D.), McGOWAN (V.) and SNEATH (P.H.A.) (editors): Approved Lists of Bacterial Names. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1980, 30, 225-420 (Approved Lists of Bacterial Names in IJSEM Online - Approved Lists of Bacterial Names Amended edition).
Original publication: DAVIS (C.P.), CLEVEN (D.), BROWN (J.) and BALISH (E.): Anaerobiospirillum, a new genus of spiral-shaped bacteria. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology, 1976, 26, 498-504.

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Anaerobiospirillum thomasii Malnick 1997, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) A273/88 = ATCC 700432= CCUG 46380 = DSM 11806 = NCTC 12467.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ420985.
Etymology: N.L. gen. n. thomasii, of Thomas, named after M.E.M. Thomas (Public Health Laboratory Service, 1947-1984), whose interest in and enthusiasm for uncommon medical bacterial infections led to the initiation of this study.
Valid publication: MALNICK (H.): Anaerobiospirillum thomasii sp. nov., an anaerobic spiral bacterium isolated from the feces of cats and dogs and from diarrheal feces of humans, and emendation of the genus Anaerobiospirillum. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1997, 47, 381-384.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: Anaerobiospirillum thomasii Malnick 1997 was previously known as Anaerobiospirillum-like.

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