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Genus Bulleidia

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).


 

Bulleidia Downes et al. 2000, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Bulleidia extructa Downes et al. 2000.
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Bulleidia, named to honor Arthur Bulleid, a distinguished British oral microbiologist.
Valid publication: DOWNES (J.), OLSVIK (B.), HIOM (S.J.), SPRATT (D.A.), CHEESEMAN (S.L.), OLSEN (I.), WEIGHTMAN (A.J.) and WADE (W.G.): Bulleidia extructa gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from the oral cavity. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2000, 50, 979-983.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Bulleidia extructa Downes et al. 2000, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) W 1219 = ATCC BAA-170 = DSM 13220.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF220064.
Etymology: L. (sic) fem. adj. extructa, slow, referring to the slow growth of the organism.
Valid publication: DOWNES (J.), OLSVIK (B.), HIOM (S.J.), SPRATT (D.A.), CHEESEMAN (S.L.), OLSEN (I.), WEIGHTMAN (A.J.) and WADE (W.G.): Bulleidia extructa gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from the oral cavity. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2000, 50, 979-983.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: The etymology of the specific epithet is given as L. adj. extructus, slow, referring to the slow growth of the organism. However, the Latin adjective extructus a um (or exstructus a um) means furnished, put together, constructed, raised etc.

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