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Genus Aquabacter

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).


 

Aquabacter Irgens et al. 1993, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Aquabacter spiritensis Irgens et al. 1993.
Etymology: L. n. aqua, water; N.L. masc. n. bacter, a rod; N.L. masc. n. Aquabacter, aquatic rod.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 47. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1993, 43, 864-865.
Effective publication: IRGENS (R.L.), KERSTERS (K.), SEGERS (P.), GILLIS (M.) and STALEY (J.T.): Aquabacter spiritensis, gen. nov., sp. nov., an aerobic, gas-vacuolate aquatic bacterium. Arch. Microbiol., 1991, 155, 137-142.
Validation List no. 47 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Aquabacter spiritensis Irgens et al. 1993, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) SPL-1 = ATCC 43981= DSM 9035 = LMG 8611.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: FR733686.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. spiritensis, pertaining to Spirit Lake, Washington, USA, from which the strain was isolated.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 47. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1993, 43, 864-865.
Effective publication: IRGENS (R.L.), KERSTERS (K.), SEGERS (P.), GILLIS (M.) and STALEY (J.T.): Aquabacter spiritensis, gen. nov., sp. nov., an aerobic, gas-vacuolate aquatic bacterium. Arch. Microbiol., 1991, 155, 137-142.
Validation List no. 47 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

Note: The 16S rRNA gene sequence of the type strain shows an unexpected affiliation with the family ¤ Xanthobacteraceae (97.6% similarity against ¤ Xanthobacter tagetidis).
Reference: YARZA (P.), SPRÖER (C.), SWIDERSKI (J.), MROTZEK (N.), SPRING (S.), TINDALL (B.J.), GRONOW (S.), PUKALL (R.), KLENK (H.P.), LANG (E.), VERBARG (S.), CROUCH (A.), LILBURN (T.), BECK (B.), UNOSSON (C.), CARDEW (S.), MOORE (E.R.B.), GOMILA (M.), NAKAGAWA (Y.), JANSSENS (D.), DE VOS (P.), PEIREN (J.), SUTTELS (T.), CLERMONT (D.), BIZET (C.), SAKAMOTO (M.), IIDA (T.), KUDO (T.), KOSAKO (Y.), OSHIDA (Y.), OHKUMA (M.), ARAHAL (D.R.), SPIECK (E.), POMMERENING ROESER (A.), FIGGE (M.), PARK (D.), BUCHANAN (P.), CIFUENTES (A.), MUNOZ (R.), EUZEBY (J.P.), SCHLEIFER (K.H.), LUDWIG (W.), AMANN (R.), GLÖCKNER (F.O.) and RÓSSELLO-MÓRA (R.): Sequencing orphan species initiative (SOS): Filling the gaps in the 16S rRNA gene sequence database for all species with validly published names. Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 2013, 36, 69-73.
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