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Genus Cellulophaga

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: 8
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).


 

Cellulophaga Johansen et al. 1999, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Cellulophaga lytica (Lewin 1969) Johansen et al. 1999.
Etymology: N.L. n. cellulosum, cellulose; Gr. v. phagein, to eat; N.L. fem. n. Cellulophaga, eater of cellulose.
Valid publication: JOHANSEN (J.E.), NIELSEN (P.) and SJØHOLM (C.): Description of Cellulophaga baltica gen. nov., sp. nov. and Cellulophaga fucicola gen. nov., sp. nov. and reclassification of [Cytophaga] lytica to Cellulophaga lytica gen. nov., comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol, 1999, 49, 1231-1240.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Cellulophaga algicola Bowman 2000, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) IC166 = ACAM 630 = DSM 14237.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: CP002453 (complete genome).
Etymology: L. fem. n. alga, a seaweed; L. suffix -cola (from L. masc. or fem. n. incola), a dweller; N.L. fem. n. algicola, an alga dweller.
Valid publication: BOWMAN (J.P.): Description of Cellulophaga algicola sp. nov., isolated from the surfaces of Antarctic algae, and reclassification of Cytophaga uliginosa (ZoBell and Upham 1944) Reichenbach 1989 as Cellulophaga uliginosa comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2000, 50, 1861-1868.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Cellulophaga baltica Johansen et al. 1999, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) NN015840 = ATCC 700862= CIP 106307 = LMG 18535.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ005972.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. baltica, pertaining to the Baltic Sea.
Valid publication: JOHANSEN (J.E.), NIELSEN (P.) and SJØHOLM (C.): Description of Cellulophaga baltica gen. nov., sp. nov. and Cellulophaga fucicola gen. nov., sp. nov. and reclassification of [Cytophaga] lytica to Cellulophaga lytica gen. nov., comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol, 1999, 49, 1231-1240.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Cellulophaga fucicola Johansen et al. 1999, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) NN015860 = ATCC 700863= CIP 106308 = JCM 21778 = LMG 18536.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ005973.
Etymology: N.L. n. Fucus, seaweed genus;L. suff. -cola (from L. n. incola), inhabitant, dweller; N.L. fem. n. fucicola, Fucus-dweller.
Valid publication: JOHANSEN (J.E.), NIELSEN (P.) and SJØHOLM (C.): Description of Cellulophaga baltica gen. nov., sp. nov. and Cellulophaga fucicola gen. nov., sp. nov. and reclassification of [Cytophaga] lytica to Cellulophaga lytica gen. nov., comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol, 1999, 49, 1231-1240.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Cellulophaga geojensis Park et al. 2012, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) M-M6 = CCUG 60801 = KCTC 23498.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: HQ596527.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. geojensis, of or pertaining to Geoje, the Korean island from where the type strain was isolated.
Valid publication: PARK (S.), OH (K.H.), LEE (S.Y.), OH (T.K.) and YOON (J.H.): Cellulophaga geojensis sp. nov., a member of the family Flavobacteriaceae isolated from marine sand. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2012, 62, 1354-1358.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Cellulophaga lytica (Lewin 1969) Johansen et al. 1999, comb. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 23178= CIP 103822 = DSM 7489 = IFO (now NBRC) 14961 = JCM 8516 = LMG 1344 = VKM B-1433.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: CP002534 (complete genome).
Basonym: ¤ Cytophaga lytica Lewin 1969 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. lytica (from Gr. fem. adj. lutikê, able to loosen, able to dissolve), loosening, dissolving.
Valid publication: JOHANSEN (J.E.), NIELSEN (P.) and SJØHOLM (C.): Description of Cellulophaga baltica gen. nov., sp. nov. and Cellulophaga fucicola gen. nov., sp. nov. and reclassification of [Cytophaga] lytica to Cellulophaga lytica gen. nov., comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol, 1999, 49, 1231-1240.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Cellulophaga pacifica Nedashkovskaya et al. 2004, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) JCM 11735 = KMM 3664 = LMG 21938 = NBRC 101531.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB100840.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. pacifica, peaceful; referring to the Pacific Ocean, from which the organism was isolated.
Valid publication: NEDASHKOVSKAYA (O.I.), SUZUKI (M.), LYSENKO (A.M.), SNAUWAERT (C.), VANCANNEYT (M.), SWINGS (J.), VYSOTSKII (M.V.) and MIKHAILOV (V.V.): Cellulophaga pacifica sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2004, 54, 609-613.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Cellulophaga tyrosinoxydans Kahng et al. 2009, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) EM41 = DSM 21164 = KCTC 22297.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EU443205.
Etymology: N.L. n. tyrosinum, tyrosine; N.L. part. adj. oxydans, oxidizing; N.L. part. adj. tyrosinoxydans, pertaining to the ability to oxidize tyrosine.
Valid publication: KAHNG (H.Y.), CHUNG (B.S.), LEE (D.H.), JUNG (J.S.), PARK (J.H.) and JEON (C.O.): Cellulophaga tyrosinoxydans sp. nov., a tyrosinase-producing bacterium isolated from seawater. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 654-657.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Cellulophaga uliginosa (ZoBell and Upham 1944) Bowman 2000, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ZoBell 553 = ACAM 538 = ATCC 14397= CCUG 33448 = CECT 4277 = CIP 104808 = DSM 2061 = IFO (now NBRC) 14962 = JCM 21152 = LMG 3809 = NCIMB 1863.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: M62799.
Basonym: ¤ Flavobacterium uliginosum ZoBell and Upham 1944 (Approved Lists 1980).
Other synonyms: ¤ Cytophaga uliginosa (ZoBell and Upham 1944) Reichenbach 1989, "Agarbacterium uliginosum" (ZoBell and Upham 1944) Breed 1957.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. uliginosa, moist, marshy.
Valid publication: BOWMAN (J.P.): Description of Cellulophaga algicola sp. nov., isolated from the surfaces of Antarctic algae, and reclassification of Cytophaga uliginosa (ZoBell and Upham 1944) Reichenbach 1989 as Cellulophaga uliginosa comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2000, 50, 1861-1868.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: In the paper by Bowman 2000, the basonym Flavobacterium uliginosum is cited as Flavobacterium uliginosum ZoBell and Upham 1944 (Weeks 1974) (sic).

¤ Zobellia uliginosa (ZoBell and Upham 1944) Barbeyron et al. 2001, comb. nov.

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