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Genus Blastobacter

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: 5
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).


 

Blastobacter Zavarzin 1961, genus.
Type species: ¤ Blastobacter henricii Zavarzin 1961 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: Gr. n. blastos, bud shoot; N.L. masc. n. bacter, rod; N.L. masc. n. Blastobacter, a budding rod.
Approved Lists reference: SKERMAN (V.B.D.), McGOWAN (V.) and SNEATH (P.H.A.) (editors): Approved Lists of Bacterial Names. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1980, 30, 225-420 (Approved Lists of Bacterial Names in IJSEM Online - Approved Lists of Bacterial Names Amended edition).
Original publication: ZAVARZIN (G.A.): Budding bacteria. Mikrobiologiya, 1961, 30, 952-975 (English translation 774-791).

Blastobacter Zavarzin 1961 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Sly 1985.
Type species: ¤ Blastobacter henricii Zavarzin 1961 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: Gr. n. blastos, bud shoot; N.L. masc. n. bacter, rod; N.L. masc. n. Blastobacter, a budding rod.
Reference: SLY (L.I.): Emendation of the genus Blastobacter Zavarzin 1961 and description of Blastobacter natatorius sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1985, 35, 40-45.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Blastobacter aggregatus Hirsch and Müller 1986, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) Müller 161 = ATCC 43293= DSM 1111 = IFAM 1003 = VKM B-2061.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: X73041.
Etymology: L. masc. part. adj. aggregatus, added to, joined together, referring to the frequent formation of rosettes.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 20. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1986, 36, 354-356.
Effective publication: HIRSCH (P.) and MÜLLER (M.): Blastobacter aggregatus sp. nov., Blastobacter capsulatus sp. nov., and Blastobacter denitrificans sp. nov., new budding bacteria from freshwater habitats. Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 1985, 6, 281-286.
Validation List no. 20 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

Note: On the Validation List no. 20, the type strain DSM 1111 is incorrectly cited as DSM 111.
Reference: Erratum. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1989, 39, 206.
Erratum in IJSEM Online

¤ Rhizobium aggregatum (Hirsch and Müller 1986) Kaur et al. 2011, comb. nov.

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Blastobacter capsulatus Hirsch and Müller 1986, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) Müller 216 = ATCC 43294= DSM 1112 = IFAM 1004 = VKM B-2063.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: X73042.
Etymology: L. n. capsula, a small box or chest; L. masc. suff. -atus, suffix denoting provided with; N.L. masc. adj. capsulatus, with a chest, capsulated.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 20. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1986, 36, 354-356.
Effective publication: HIRSCH (P.) and MÜLLER (M.): Blastobacter aggregatus sp. nov., Blastobacter capsulatus sp. nov., and Blastobacter denitrificans sp. nov., new budding bacteria from freshwater habitats. Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 1985, 6, 281-286.
Validation List no. 20 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

Note: On the Validation List no. 20, the type strain DSM 1112 is incorrectly cited as DSM 112.
Reference: Erratum. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1989, 39, 206.
Erratum in IJSEM Online

¤ Pararhizobium capsulatum (Hirch and Müller 1986) Mousavi et al. 2016, comb. nov.

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Blastobacter denitrificans Hirsch and Müller 1986, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) Müller 222 = ATCC 43295= DSM 1113 = HAMBI 2266 = IFAM 1005 = LMG 8443 = VKM B-2062.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: X66025.
Etymology: N.L. part. adj. denitrificans, denitrifying.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 20. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1986, 36, 354-356.
Effective publication: HIRSCH (P.) and MÜLLER (M.): Blastobacter aggregatus sp. nov., Blastobacter capsulatus sp. nov., and Blastobacter denitrificans sp. nov., new budding bacteria from freshwater habitats. Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 1985, 6, 281-286.
Validation List no. 20 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

Note: On the Validation List no. 20, the type strain DSM 1113 is incorrectly cited as DSM 113.
Reference: Erratum. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1989, 39, 206.
Erratum in IJSEM Online

¤ Bradyrhizobium denitrificans (Hirsch and Müller 1986) van Berkum et al. 2011, comb. nov.

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Blastobacter henricii Zavarzin 1961, species. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) no culture isolated.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: not available.
Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. henricii, of Henrici; named for A. Henrici, an American microbiologist who may have been the first to see bacteria belonging to the genus Blastobacter.
Approved Lists reference: SKERMAN (V.B.D.), McGOWAN (V.) and SNEATH (P.H.A.) (editors): Approved Lists of Bacterial Names. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1980, 30, 225-420 (Approved Lists of Bacterial Names in IJSEM Online - Approved Lists of Bacterial Names Amended edition).
Original publication: ZAVARZIN (G.A.): Budding bacteria. Mikrobiologiya, 1961, 30, 952-975 (English translation 774-791).

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Blastobacter natatorius Sly 1985, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) EY 4220 = ACM 2507 = ATCC 35951= CIP 106842 = DSM 3183 = HAMBI 2081 = IFO (now NBRC) 15649 = JCM 10396 = LMG 17322 = NCIMB 12085.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB024288.
Etymology: L. mas. adj. natatorius, of or belonging to a swimmer, that serves to swim with, natatory; intended to mean pertaining to a swimming place (pool).
Valid publication: SLY (L.I.): Emendation of the genus Blastobacter Zavarzin 1961 and description of Blastobacter natatorius sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1985, 35, 40-45.
Original article in IJSEM Online

¤ Blastomonas natatoria (Sly 1985) Sly and Cahill 1997, comb. nov.

¤ Sphingomonas natatoria (Sly 1985) Yabuuchi et al. 1999, comb. nov.

¤ Blastomonas natatoria (Sly 1985) Sly and Cahill 1997 emend. Hiraishi et al. 2000.

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