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Genus Anaerovirgula

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: 1
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).


 

Anaerovirgula Pikuta et al. 2006, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Anaerovirgula multivorans Pikuta et al. 2006.
Etymology: Gr. pref. an, not; Gr. n. aer aeros, air; L. fem. n. virgula, a small rod; N.L. fem. n. Anaerovirgula, an anaerobic small rod.
Valid publication: PIKUTA (E.V.), ITOH (T.), KRADER (P.), TANG (J.), WHITMAN (W.B.) and HOOVER (R.B.): Anaerovirgula multivorans gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel spore-forming, alkaliphilic anaerobe isolated from Owens Lake, California, USA. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 2623-2629.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Anaerovirgula multivorans Pikuta et al. 2006, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) SCA = ATCC BAA-1084 = DSM 17722 = JCM 12857.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB201750.
Etymology: L. adj. multus, many; L. part. adj. vorans, devouring; N.L. part. adj. multivorans, devouring numerous kinds of substrates.
Valid publication: PIKUTA (E.V.), ITOH (T.), KRADER (P.), TANG (J.), WHITMAN (W.B.) and HOOVER (R.B.): Anaerovirgula multivorans gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel spore-forming, alkaliphilic anaerobe isolated from Owens Lake, California, USA. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 2623-2629.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: In the paper by Pikuta et al. 2006, the type strain is cited as SCAT (=ATCC BAA-1084T=JCM 12857T=DSM 17722T=CIP 107910T). However, the strain CIP 107910 is the type strain of ¤ Tindallia californiensis, not the type strain of Anaerovirgula multivorans.
References:
DAWYNDT (P.): Personal communication (October 11, 2007).
Centre de Ressources Biologiques de l'Institut Pasteur.

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