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Genus Chloroherpeton

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).


 

Chloroherpeton Gibson et al. 1985, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Chloroherpeton thalassium Gibson et al. 1985.
Recommended three-letter abbreviation: Chp. (see the file ¤ "Three-letter code for abbreviations of generic names").
Etymology: Gr. adj. chlôros, greenish-yellow, pale green; Gr. neut. n. herpeton, a creeping thing, reptile; N.L. neut. n. Chloroherpeton, green creeping organism.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 17. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1985, 35, 223-225.
Effective publication: GIBSON (J.), PFENNIG (N.) and WATERBURY (J.B.): Chloroherpeton thalassium gen. nov. et spec. nov., a non-filamentous, flexing and gliding green sulfur bacterium. Arch. Microbiol., 1984, 138, 96-101.
Validation List no. 17 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Chloroherpeton thalassium Gibson et al. 1985, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) GB-78 = ATCC 35110.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF170103.
Etymology: Gr. adj. thalassios -ê -on, of, in, on, or from the sea; N.L. neut. adj. thalassium, marine.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 17. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1985, 35, 223-225.
Effective publication: GIBSON (J.), PFENNIG (N.) and WATERBURY (J.B.): Chloroherpeton thalassium gen. nov. et spec. nov., a non-filamentous, flexing and gliding green sulfur bacterium. Arch. Microbiol., 1984, 138, 96-101.
Validation List no. 17 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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