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Genus Balneola

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: 2
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 0

Classification (Warning: see also the file "Classification of prokaryotes: Introduction").

 

Balneola Urios et al. 2006, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Balneola vulgaris Urios et al. 2006.
Etymology: M.L. fem. n. Balneola, the ancient name of Banyuls, referring to the area of isolation of the first characterized strain.
Valid publication: URIOS (L.), AGOGUÉ (H.), LESONGEUR (F.), STACKEBRANDT (E.) and LEBARON (P.): Balneola vulgaris gen. nov., sp. nov., a member of the phylum Bacteroidetes from the north-western Mediterranean Sea. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 1883-1887.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Balneola alkaliphila Urios et al. 2008, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) CM41_14b = CIP 109603 = DSM 19538 = OOB 103.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EU008564.
Etymology: N.L. n. alkali, alkali; N.L. adj. philus -a -um (from Gr. adj. philos -ê -on), friend, loving; N.L. fem. adj. alkaliphila, loving alkaline conditions.
Valid publication: URIOS (L.), INTERTAGLIA (L.), LESONGEUR (F.) and LEBARON (P.): Balneola alkaliphila sp. nov., a marine bacterium isolated from the Mediterranean Sea. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 1288-1291.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Balneola vulgaris Urios et al. 2006, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) 13IX/A01/164 = OOB 256 = DSM 17893 = CIP 109092.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY576749.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. vulgaris, common, referring to the lack of specific characteristics.
Valid publication: URIOS (L.), AGOGUÉ (H.), LESONGEUR (F.), STACKEBRANDT (E.) and LEBARON (P.): Balneola vulgaris gen. nov., sp. nov., a member of the phylum Bacteroidetes from the north-western Mediterranean Sea. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 1883-1887.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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