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Genus Costertonia

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).


 

Costertonia Kwon et al. 2006, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Costertonia aggregata Kwon et al. 2006.
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Costertonia, honouring J. W. Costerton, a famous American biofilm microbiologist.
Valid publication: KWON (K.K.), LEE (Y.K.) and LEE (H.K.): Costertonia aggregata gen. nov., sp. nov., a mesophilic marine bacterium of the family Flavobacteriaceae, isolated from a mature biofilm. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 1349-1353.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Costertonia aggregata Kwon et al. 2006, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) KOPRI 13342 = JCM 13411 = KCCM 42265.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: DQ167246.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. aggregata, joined together, referring to the formation of aggregates during cultivation in liquid medium.
Valid publication: KWON (K.K.), LEE (Y.K.) and LEE (H.K.): Costertonia aggregata gen. nov., sp. nov., a mesophilic marine bacterium of the family Flavobacteriaceae, isolated from a mature biofilm. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 1349-1353.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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