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Genus Clevelandina

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").

 

Clevelandina Bermudes et al. 1988, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Clevelandina reticulitermitidis Bermudes et al. 1988.
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Clevelandina, named in honor of L.R. Cleveland (1892-1969), an American biologist.
Valid publication: BERMUDES (D.), CHASE (D.) and MARGULIS (L.): Morphology as a basis for taxonomy of large spirochetes symbiotic in wood-eating cockroaches and termites: Pillotina gen. nov., nom. rev.; Pillotina calotermitidis sp. nov., nom. rev.; Diplocalyx gen. nov., nom. rev.; Diplocalyx calotermitidis sp. nov., nom. rev.; Hollandina gen. nov., nom. rev.; Hollandina pterotermitidis sp. nov., nom. rev.; and Clevelandina reticulitermitidis gen. nov., sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1988, 38, 291-302.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Clevelandina reticulitermitidis Bermudes et al. 1988, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) description (the type specimen is from Reticulitermes tibialis from Joshua Tree National Monument, Nev.).
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: not available.
Etymology: N.L. gen. n. reticulitermitidis, of Reticulotermes, named after the host termite genus Reticulotermes in which it is found.
Valid publication: BERMUDES (D.), CHASE (D.) and MARGULIS (L.): Morphology as a basis for taxonomy of large spirochetes symbiotic in wood-eating cockroaches and termites: Pillotina gen. nov., nom. rev.; Pillotina calotermitidis sp. nov., nom. rev.; Diplocalyx gen. nov., nom. rev.; Diplocalyx calotermitidis sp. nov., nom. rev.; Hollandina gen. nov., nom. rev.; Hollandina pterotermitidis sp. nov., nom. rev.; and Clevelandina reticulitermitidis gen. nov., sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1988, 38, 291-302.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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