Genus Collimonas

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Number of species cited in this file: 3
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 0

Classification (Warning: see also the file "Classification of prokaryotes: Introduction").

 

Collimonas De Boer et al. 2004, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Collimonas fungivorans De Boer et al. 2004.
Etymology: L. masc. n. collis, hill; L. fem. n. monas, a unit, monad; N.L. fem. n. Collimonas, cell from the hill.
Reference: DE BOER (W.), LEVEAU (J.H.J.), KOWALCHUK (G.A.), KLEIN GUNNEWIEK (P.J.A.), ABELN (E.C.A.), FIGGE (M.J.), SJOLLEMA (K.), JANSE (J.D.) and VAN VEEN (J.A.): Collimonas fungivorans gen. nov., sp. nov., a chitinolytic soil bacterium with the ability to grow on living fungal hyphae. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2004, 54, 857-864.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Collimonas arenae Höppener-Ogawa et al. 2008, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain Ter10 = CCUG 54727 = LMG 23964 = NCCB 100031.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY281146.
Etymology: L. gen. n. arenae, of sand, referring to the isolation of strains from sandy soil.
Reference: HÖPPENER-OGAWA (S.), DE BOER (W.), LEVEAU (J.H.J.), VAN VEEN (J.A.), DE BRANDT (E.), VANLAERE (E.), SUTTON (H.), DARE (D.J.) and VANDAMME (P.): Collimonas arenae sp. nov. and Collimonas pratensis sp. nov., isolated from (semi-)natural grassland soils. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 414-419.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Collimonas fungivorans De Boer et al. 2004, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain Ter6 = CCUG 48868 = LMG 21973 = NCCB 100033.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ310394.
Etymology: L. masc. n. fungus, a mushroom, fungus; L. part. adj. vorans, devouring eating; N.L. fem. part. adj. fungivorans, fungus-eating.
Reference: DE BOER (W.), LEVEAU (J.H.J.), KOWALCHUK (G.A.), KLEIN GUNNEWIEK (P.J.A.), ABELN (E.C.A.), FIGGE (M.J.), SJOLLEMA (K.), JANSE (J.D.) and VAN VEEN (J.A.): Collimonas fungivorans gen. nov., sp. nov., a chitinolytic soil bacterium with the ability to grow on living fungal hyphae. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2004, 54, 857-864.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Collimonas pratensis Höppener-Ogawa et al. 2008, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain Ter91 = CCUG 54728 = LMG 23965.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY281137.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. pratensis, growing in a meadow, referring to the isolation of strains from grassland.
Reference: HÖPPENER-OGAWA (S.), DE BOER (W.), LEVEAU (J.H.J.), VAN VEEN (J.A.), DE BRANDT (E.), VANLAERE (E.), SUTTON (H.), DARE (D.J.) and VANDAMME (P.): Collimonas arenae sp. nov. and Collimonas pratensis sp. nov., isolated from (semi-)natural grassland soils. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 414-419.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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