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Genus Belnapia

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: 3
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 0

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

 

Belnapia Reddy et al. 2006, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Belnapia moabensis Reddy et al. 2006.
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Belnapia, after J. Belnap, in honour of her contributions to the study of biological soil crusts (BSCs).
Valid publication: REDDY (G.S.N.), NAGY (M.) and GARCIA-PICHEL (F.): Belnapia moabensis gen. nov., sp. nov., an alphaproteobacterium from biological soil crusts in the Colorado Plateau, USA. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 51-58.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Belnapia Reddy et al. 2006 emend. Jin et al. 2012.
Type species: ¤ Belnapia moabensis Reddy et al. 2006.
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Belnapia, after J. Belnap, in honour of her contributions to the study of biological soil crusts (BSCs).
Reference: JIN (R.), SU (J.), LIU (H.Y.), WEI (Y.Z.), LI (Q.P.), ZHANG (Y.Q.) and YU (L.Y.): Description of Belnapia rosea sp. nov. and emended description of the genus Belnapia Reddy et al. 2006. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2012, 62, 705-709.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Belnapia moabensis Reddy et al. 2006, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) CP2C = ATCC BAA-1043 = DSM 16746.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ871428.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. moabensis, pertaining to Moab, UT, USA, where the type strain was isolated.
Valid publication: REDDY (G.S.N.), NAGY (M.) and GARCIA-PICHEL (F.): Belnapia moabensis gen. nov., sp. nov., an alphaproteobacterium from biological soil crusts in the Colorado Plateau, USA. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 51-58.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: The specific epithet moabensis is a "N.L. fem. adj.", not a "N.L. gen. n." as cited in the paper by Reddy et al. 2006.

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Belnapia rosea Jin et al. 2012, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) CPCC 100156 = CGMCC 1.10758 = DSM 23312.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: HQ641379.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. rosea, rose-coloured, rosy.
Valid publication: JIN (R.), SU (J.), LIU (H.Y.), WEI (Y.Z.), LI (Q.P.), ZHANG (Y.Q.) and YU (L.Y.): Description of Belnapia rosea sp. nov. and emended description of the genus Belnapia Reddy et al. 2006. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2012, 62, 705-709.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Belnapia soli Jin et al. 2013, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) PB-K8 = JCM 18033 = KCTC 23765.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: JN171665.
Etymology: L. gen. n. soli, of the soil.
Valid publication: JIN (L.), LEE (H.G.), NO (K.J.), KO (S.R.), KIM (H.S.), AHN (C.Y.) and OH (H.M.): Belnapia soli sp. nov., a proteobacterium isolated from grass soil. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2013, 63, 1955-1959.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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