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Genus Chondromyces

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: 6
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).


 

Chondromyces Berkeley and Curtis 1874, genus.
Type species: ¤ Chondromyces crocatus Berkeley and Curtis 1874 (Approved Lists 1980).
Synonyms: "Polycephalum" Kalchbrenner and Cooke 1880, "Myxobotrys" Zukal 1896.
Etymology: Gr. n. chondros, cartilage; Gr. masc. n. mukês, mushroom or other fungus; N.L. masc. n. Chondromyces, cartilaginous fungus.
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: BERKELEY (M.J.) and CURTIS (M.A.). In: BERKELEY (M.J.): Notices of the North American Fungi, Grevillea, 1874, 3, 49-64.

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Chondromyces apiculatus Thaxter 1897, species.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) TC 4481.
New type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) Cm a14=DSM 14605=JCM 12615.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: AJ233938.
Etymology: L. masc. n. apex -icis; the extreme end of a thing, a projecting point or summit; N.L. masc. adj. apiculatus, pointed, with a tip or tail.
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: THAXTER (R.): Further observations on the Myxobacteriaceae. Botanical Gazette, 1897, 23, 395-411.

Note: Original strain designation appears to refer to herbarium material.

Note: In accordance with Rule 18f of the International Code of Nomenclature of Bacteria, strain Cm a14 (=DSM 14605=JCM 12615) has been designated as the type strain of Chondromyces apiculatus by Lang and Reichenbach (2013); these authors also provided the 16S rRNA gene sequence accession number given above.
Reference: LANG, E. and REICHENBACH, H. 2013. Designation of type strains for seven species of the order Myxococcales and proposal for neotype strains of Cystobacter ferrugineus, Cystobacter minus and Polyangium fumosum. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 63, 4354-4360.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Chondromyces catenulatus Thaxter 1904, species.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) TC 4517.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: not found.
Etymology: L. dim. n. catenula, a small chain; L. masc. suff. -atus, suffix used in adjectives meaning provided with; N.L. masc. adj. catenulatus, with small chains (of sporangioles).
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: THAXTER (R.): Notes on the Myxobacteriaceae. Botanical Gazette, 1904, 37, 405-416.

Note: Strain designation appears to refer to herbarium material.

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Chondromyces crocatus Berkeley and Curtis 1874, species. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) TC 601.
New type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) Cm c5=DSM 14714=JCM 12616.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: GU207874.
Synonym: "Myxobotrys variabilis" Zukal 1896 (putative synonym).
Etymology: L. n. crocus (or crocum), saffron; L. masc. suff. -atus, suffix denoting provided with; N.L. masc. adj. crocatus, saffron-colored.
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: BERKELEY (M.J.) and CURTIS (M.A.). In: BERKELEY (M.J.): Notices of the North American Fungi, Grevillea, 1874, 3, 49-64.

Note: Original strain designation appears to refer to herbarium material.

Note: In accordance with Rule 18f of the International Code of Nomenclature of Bacteria, strain Cm c5 (DSM 14714=JCM 12616) has been designated as the type strain of Chondromyces crocatus by Lang and Reichenbach (2013); these authors also provided the 16S rRNA gene sequence accession number given above.
Reference: LANG, E. and REICHENBACH, H. 2013. Designation of type strains for seven species of the order Myxococcales and proposal for neotype strains of Cystobacter ferrugineus, Cystobacter minus and Polyangium fumosum. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 63, 4354-4360.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Chondromyces lanuginosus Kofler 1913, species.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) TC 4494.
New type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) Sy t2=DSM 14631=JCM 12617.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: AJ233939.
Synonyms: "Chondromyces thaxteri" Faull 1916, "Synangium lanuginosum" (Kofler) Jahn 1924, "Synangium thaxteri" (Faull) Jahn 1924.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. lanuginosus, downy, wooly.
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: KOFLER (L.): Die Myxobacterien der Umgebung von Wien. Sitzungsberichte der Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien. Mathematisch-naturwissenschaftliche Klasse Abteilung I, 1913, 122, 845-876.

Note: Original strain designation appears to refer to herbarium material.

Note: In accordance with Rule 18f of the International Code of Nomenclature of Bacteria, strain Sy t2 (=DSM 14631=JCM 12617) has been designated as the type strain of Chondromyces lanuginosus by Lang and Reichenbach (2013); these authors also provided the 16S rRNA gene sequence accession number given above.
Reference: LANG, E. and REICHENBACH, H. 2013. Designation of type strains for seven species of the order Myxococcales and proposal for neotype strains of Cystobacter ferrugineus, Cystobacter minus and Polyangium fumosum. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 63, 4354-4360.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Chondromyces pediculatus Thaxter 1904, species.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) TC 4524.
New type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) Cm p51=DSM 14607=JCM 12618.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: GU207875.
Etymology: L. dim. n. pediculus, a little foot; L. masc. suff. -atus, suffix denoting provided with; N.L. masc. adj. pediculatus, with a small foot.
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: THAXTER (R.): Notes on the Myxobacteriaceae. Botanical Gazette, 1904, 37, 405-416.

Note: Original strain designation appears to refer to herbarium material.

Note: In accordance with Rule 18f of the International Code of Nomenclature of Bacteria, strain Cm p51 (=DSM 14607=JCM 12618) has been designated as the type strain of Chondromyces pediculatus by Lang and Reichenbach (2013); these authors also provided the 16S rRNA gene sequence accession number given above.
Reference: LANG, E. and REICHENBACH, H. 2013. Designation of type strains for seven species of the order Myxococcales and proposal for neotype strains of Cystobacter ferrugineus, Cystobacter minus and Polyangium fumosum. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 63, 4354-4360.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Chondromyces robustus Reichenbach 2007, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) Cm a13 = CIP 109124 = DSM 14608 = JCM 12619.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ233942.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. robustus, made of oak wood, strong.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 115. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 893-897.
Effective publication: REICHENBACH (H.): Genus III. Chondromyces Berkeley and Curtis in Berkeley 1874, 64AL. In: D.J. BRENNER, N.R. KRIEG, J.T. STALEY and G. M. GARRITY (editors), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, second edition, vol. 2 (The Proteobacteria), part C (The Alpha-, Beta-, Delta-, and Epsilonproteobacteria), Springer, New York, 2005, pp. 1121-1129.
Validation List no. 115 in IJSEM Online

Note: The type strain CIP 109124 has been provided on request for validation.
Reference: LISTS EDITOR, IJSEM: Validation List no. 115 (footnote d). Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 893-897.
Validation List no. 115 in IJSEM Online

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