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Genus Aquiflexum

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").

 

Aquiflexum Brettar et al. 2004, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Aquiflexum balticum Brettar et al. 2004.
Etymology: L. fem. n. aqua, water; L. part. adj. flexus -a -um, bent, winding; N.L. neut. n. Aquiflexum, to indicate the bacterium's aquatic origin and its long flexible rods.
Valid publication: BRETTAR (I.), CHRISTEN (R.) and HÖFLE (M.G.): Aquiflexum balticum gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel marine bacterium of the Cytophaga-Flavobacterium-Bacteroides group isolated from surface water of the central Baltic Sea. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2004, 54, 2335-2341.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Aquiflexum Brettar et al. 2004 emend. Bhumika et al. 2013.
Type species: ¤ Aquiflexum balticum Brettar et al. 2004.
Etymology: L. fem. n. aqua, water; L. part. adj. flexus -a -um, bent, winding; N.L. neut. n. Aquiflexum, to indicate the bacterium's aquatic origin and its long flexible rods.
Reference: BHUMIKA (V.), SRINIVAS (T.N.R.), RAVINDER (K.) and ANIL KUMAR (P.): Mariniradius saccharolyticus gen. nov., sp. nov., a member of the family Cyclobacteriaceae isolated from marine aquaculture pond water, and emended descriptions of the genus Aquiflexum and Aquiflexum balticum. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2013, 63, 2088-2094.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Aquiflexum balticum Brettar et al. 2004, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) BA160 = CIP 108445 = DSM 16537 = LMG 22565.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ744861.
Etymology: N.L. neut. adj. balticum, of or belonging to the Baltic Sea, referring to the source of the type strain.
Valid publication: BRETTAR (I.), CHRISTEN (R.) and HÖFLE (M.G.): Aquiflexum balticum gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel marine bacterium of the Cytophaga-Flavobacterium-Bacteroides group isolated from surface water of the central Baltic Sea. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2004, 54, 2335-2341.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Aquiflexum balticum Brettar et al. 2004 emend. Bhumika et al. 2013.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) BA160 = CIP 108445 = DSM 16537 = LMG 22565.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ744861.
Etymology: N.L. neut. adj. balticum, of or belonging to the Baltic Sea, referring to the source of the type strain.
Reference: BHUMIKA (V.), SRINIVAS (T.N.R.), RAVINDER (K.) and ANIL KUMAR (P.): Mariniradius saccharolyticus gen. nov., sp. nov., a member of the family Cyclobacteriaceae isolated from marine aquaculture pond water, and emended descriptions of the genus Aquiflexum and Aquiflexum balticum. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2013, 63, 2088-2094.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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