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Genus Blastopirellula

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").


For a detailed description of this taxon see Bergey’s Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria (BMSAB).


 

Blastopirellula Schlesner et al. 2004, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Blastopirellula marina (Schlesner 1987) Schlesner et al. 2004.
Etymology: Gr. masc. n. blastos, bud, shoot; N.L. fem. n. Pirellula, name of a bacterial genus; N.L. fem. n. Blastopirellula, a budding Pirellula.
Valid publication: SCHLESNER (H.), RENSMANN (C.), TINDALL (B.J.), GADE (D.), RABUS (R.), PFEIFFER (S.) and HIRSCH (P.): Taxonomic heterogeneity within the Planctomycetales as derived by DNA-DNA hybridization, description of Rhodopirellula baltica gen. nov., sp. nov., transfer of Pirellula marina to the genus Blastopirellula gen. nov. as Blastopirellula marina comb. nov. and emended description of the genus Pirellula. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2004, 54, 1567-1580.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Blastopirellula cremea Lee et al. 2013, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) LHWP2 = JCM 17758 = KACC 15559.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: JF748733.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. cremea, cream–white, referring to the colour of the colonies.
Valid publication: LEE (H.W.), ROH (S.W.), SHIN (N.R.), LEE (J.), WHON (T.W.), JUNG (M.J.), YUN (J.H.), KIM (M.S.), HYUN (D.W.), KIM (D.) and BAE (J.W.): Blastopirellula cremea sp. nov., isolated from a dead ark clam. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2013, 63, 2314-2319.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Blastopirellula marina (Schlesner 1987) Schlesner et al. 2004, comb. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) SH 106 = ATCC 49069= DSM 3645 = IFAM 1313.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: X62912.
Basonym: ¤ Pirellula marina (Schlesner 1987) Schlesner and Hirsch 1987.
Illegitimate basonym: ¤ Pirella marina Schlesner 1987.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. marina, of, or belonging to, the sea, marine.
Valid publication: SCHLESNER (H.), RENSMANN (C.), TINDALL (B.J.), GADE (D.), RABUS (R.), PFEIFFER (S.) and HIRSCH (P.): Taxonomic heterogeneity within the Planctomycetales as derived by DNA-DNA hybridization, description of Rhodopirellula baltica gen. nov., sp. nov., transfer of Pirellula marina to the genus Blastopirellula gen. nov. as Blastopirellula marina comb. nov. and emended description of the genus Pirellula. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2004, 54, 1567-1580.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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