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Genus Chloronema

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).


 

Chloronema Dubinina and Gorlenko 1975, genus.
Type species: ¤ Chloronema giganteum Dubinina and Gorlenko 1975 (Approved Lists 1980).
Recommended three-letter abbreviation: Cln. (see the file ¤ "Three-letter code for abbreviations of generic names").
Etymology: Gr. adj. chlôros, green; Gr. neut. n. nema, thread; N.L. neut. n. Chloronema, green filament.
Approved Lists reference: SKERMAN (V.B.D.), McGOWAN (V.) and SNEATH (P.H.A.) (editors): Approved Lists of Bacterial Names. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1980, 30, 225-420 (Approved Lists of Bacterial Names in IJSEM Online - Approved Lists of Bacterial Names Amended edition).
Original publication: DUBININA (G.A.) and GORLENKO (V.M.): New filamentous photosynthetic green bacteria containing gas vacuoles. Mikrobiologiya, 1975, 44, 511-517.

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Chloronema giganteum Dubinina and Gorlenko 1975, species. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) no pure culture.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: not available.
Etymology: L. neut. adj. giganteum, gigantic.
Approved Lists reference: SKERMAN (V.B.D.), McGOWAN (V.) and SNEATH (P.H.A.) (editors): Approved Lists of Bacterial Names. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1980, 30, 225-420 (Approved Lists of Bacterial Names in IJSEM Online - Approved Lists of Bacterial Names Amended edition).
Original publication: DUBININA (G.A.) and GORLENKO (V.M.): New filamentous photosynthetic green bacteria containing gas vacuoles. Mikrobiologiya, 1975, 44, 511-517.

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