Genus Arsenophonus

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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").

 

Arsenophonus Gherna et al. 1991, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Arsenophonus nasoniae Gherna et al. 1991.
Etymology: Gr. n. arsên, a male; Gr. masc. n. phonos, murder, slaughter; N.L. masc. n. Arsenophonus, male-killer.
Reference: GHERNA (R.L.), WERREN (J.H.), WEISBURG (W.), COTE (R.), WOESE (C.R.), MANDELCO (L.) and BRENNER (D.J.): Arsenophonus nasoniae gen. nov., sp. nov., the causative agent of the son-killer trait in the parasitic wasp Nasonia vitripennis. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1991, 41, 563-565.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Arsenophonus nasoniae Gherna et al. 1991, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain SK14 = ATCC 49151 = DSM 15247 = LMG 12584.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY264674.
Etymology: N.L. n. Nasonia, a genus of parasitoid wasps; N.L. gen. n. nasoniae, of Nasonia.
Reference: GHERNA (R.L.), WERREN (J.H.), WEISBURG (W.), COTE (R.), WOESE (C.R.), MANDELCO (L.) and BRENNER (D.J.): Arsenophonus nasoniae gen. nov., sp. nov., the causative agent of the son-killer trait in the parasitic wasp Nasonia vitripennis. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1991, 41, 563-565.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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