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Genus Asteroleplasma

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).


 

Asteroleplasma Robinson and Freundt 1987, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Asteroleplasma anaerobium Robinson and Freundt 1987.
Etymology: Gr. pref. a, not; N.L. n. sterolum, sterol; -e- connecting vowel; Gr. neut. n. plasma, anything formed or moulded, image, figure, form; N.L. neut. n. Asteroleplasma, name intended to indicate that sterol is not required for growth.
Valid publication: ROBINSON (I.M.) and FREUNDT (E.A.): Proposal for an amended classification of anaerobic mollicutes. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1987, 37, 78-81.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Asteroleplasma anaerobium Robinson and Freundt 1987, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) 161 = ATCC 27880.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: M22351.
Etymology: Gr. pref. an, not; Gr. n. aer, air; Gr. n. bios, life; N.L. neut. adj. anaerobium, not living in air.
Valid publication: ROBINSON (I.M.) and FREUNDT (E.A.): Proposal for an amended classification of anaerobic mollicutes. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1987, 37, 78-81.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: The type strain ATCC 27880is nonexistent.
Reference: GARRITY (G.M.), BELL (J.A.) and LILBURN (T.G.). (2004) Taxonomic Outline of the Procaryotes. Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, Second Edition., Release 5.0., Springer-Verlag, New York. 401 pages. DOI: 10.1007/bergeysoutline200405.

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