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Genus Buchnera

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).


 

Buchnera Munson et al. 1991, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Buchnera aphidicola Munson et al. 1991.
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Buchnera, named for Paul Buchner, German biologist who made extensive contributions to the study of endosymbiosis.
Valid publication: MUNSON (M.A.), BAUMANN (P.) and KINSEY (M.G.): Buchnera gen. nov. and Buchnera aphidicola sp. nov., a taxon consisting of the mycetocyte-associated, primary endosymbionts of aphids. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1991, 41, 566-568.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Buchnera aphidicola Munson et al. 1991, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) the primary endosymbiont found in the mycetocytes of Schizaphis graminum (green bug) is designated the type strain.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: not found.
Etymology: N.L. n. aphidum, an aphid; L. suff. -cola (from L. n. incola), inhabitant, dweller; N.L. n. aphidicola, aphid dweller (eof the aphid Schizaphis graminum).
Valid publication: MUNSON (M.A.), BAUMANN (P.) and KINSEY (M.G.): Buchnera gen. nov. and Buchnera aphidicola sp. nov., a taxon consisting of the mycetocyte-associated, primary endosymbionts of aphids. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1991, 41, 566-568.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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