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Genus Brevinema

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).


 

Brevinema Defosse et al. 1995, gen. nov. (Type genus of the family ¤ Brevinemataceae Paster 2012).
Type species: ¤ Brevinema andersonii Defosse et al. 1995.
Etymology: L. adj. brevis, short; Gr. neut. n. nema, thread; N.L. neut. n. Brevinema, a short thread.
Valid publication: DEFOSSE (D.L.), JOHNSON (R.C.), PASTER (B.J.), DEWHIRST (F.E.) and FRASER (G.J.): Brevinema andersonii gen. nov., sp. nov., an infectious spirochete isolated from the short-tailed shrew (Blarina brevicauda) and the white-footed mouse (Peromyscus leucopus). Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1995, 45, 78-84.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Brevinema andersonii Defosse et al. 1995, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) CT11616 = ATCC 43811.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: GU993264.
Etymology: N.L. masc. gen. n. andersonii, of Anderson, named after John F. Anderson, who first described the organism.
Valid publication: DEFOSSE (D.L.), JOHNSON (R.C.), PASTER (B.J.), DEWHIRST (F.E.) and FRASER (G.J.): Brevinema andersonii gen. nov., sp. nov., an infectious spirochete isolated from the short-tailed shrew (Blarina brevicauda) and the white-footed mouse (Peromyscus leucopus). Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1995, 45, 78-84.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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