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Genus Cetobacterium

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).


 

Cetobacterium Foster et al. 1996, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Cetobacterium ceti Foster et al. 1996.
Etymology: Gr. n. kêtos, any sea-monster, whale; L. neut. n. bacterium, a rod; N.L. neut. n. Cetobacterium, a bacterium found in association with whales.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 56. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1996, 46, 362-363.
Effective publication: FOSTER (G.), ROSS (H.M.), NAYLOR (R.D.), COLLINS (M.D.), PASCUAL RAMOS (C.), FERNANDEZ GARAYZABAL (F.) and REID (R.J.): Cetobacterium ceti gen. nov., sp. nov., a new Gram-negative obligate anaerobe from sea mammals. Lett. Appl. Microbiol., 1995, 21, 202-206.
Validation List no. 56 in IJSEM Online

Cetobacterium Foster et al. 1996 emend. Finegold et al. 2003.
Type species: ¤ Cetobacterium ceti Foster et al. 1996.
Etymology: Gr. n. kêtos, any sea-monster, whale; L. neut. n. bacterium, a rod; N.L. neut. n. Cetobacterium, a bacterium found in association with whales.
References: Validation List no. 93 (footnote §). Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2003, 53, 1219-1220. [FINEGOLD (S.M.), VAISANEN (M.L.), MOLITORIS (D.R.), TOMZYNSKI (T.J.), SONG (Y.), LIU (C.), COLLINS (M.D.) and LAWSON (P.A.): Cetobacterium somerae sp. nov. from human feces and emended description of the genus Cetobacterium. Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 2003, 26, 177-181.]
Validation List no. 93 in IJSEM Online - Original article Online

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Cetobacterium ceti Foster et al. 1996, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) M-3333 = ATCC 700028= NCIMB 703026 (formerly NCFB 3026).
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: X78419.
Etymology: L. gen. n. ceti, of a whale.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 56. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1996, 46, 362-363.
Effective publication: FOSTER (G.), ROSS (H.M.), NAYLOR (R.D.), COLLINS (M.D.), PASCUAL RAMOS (C.), FERNANDEZ GARAYZABAL (F.) and REID (R.J.): Cetobacterium ceti gen. nov., sp. nov., a new Gram-negative obligate anaerobe from sea mammals. Lett. Appl. Microbiol., 1995, 21, 202-206.
Validation List no. 56 in IJSEM Online

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Cetobacterium somerae Finegold et al. 2003, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) WAL 14325 = ATCC BAA-474 = CCUG 46254.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ438155.
Etymology: N.L. gen. fem. n. somerae, of Somer, to honour Hannele Jousimies-Somer, a Finnish microbiologist, in recognition of her important contributions to anaerobic bacteriology and to clinical microbiology.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 93. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2003, 53, 1219-1220.
Effective publication: FINEGOLD (S.M.), VAISANEN (M.L.), MOLITORIS (D.R.), TOMZYNSKI (T.J.), SONG (Y.), LIU (C.), COLLINS (M.D.) and LAWSON (P.A.): Cetobacterium somerae sp. nov. from human feces and emended description of the genus Cetobacterium. Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 2003, 26, 177-181.
Validation List no. 93 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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