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Genus Atopobacter

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).


 

Atopobacter Lawson et al. 2000, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Atopobacter phocae Lawson et al. 2000.
Etymology: Gr. adj. atopos, having no place, strange; N.L. masc. n. bacter, rod; N.L. masc. n. Atopobacter, strange rod.
Valid publication: LAWSON (P.A.), FOSTER (G.), FALSEN (E.), OHLÉN (M.) and COLLINS (M.D.): Atopobacter phocae gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel bacterium isolated from common seals. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2000, 50, 1755-1760.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Atopobacter phocae Lawson et al. 2000, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) M1590/94/2 = ATCC BAA-285 = CCUG 42358 = CIP 106392.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: Y16546.
Etymology: L. gen. n. phocae, of a seal, of the common seal Phoca vitulina, from which the organism was first isolated.
Valid publication: LAWSON (P.A.), FOSTER (G.), FALSEN (E.), OHLÉN (M.) and COLLINS (M.D.): Atopobacter phocae gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel bacterium isolated from common seals. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2000, 50, 1755-1760.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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