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Genus Crenothrix

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").

 

Crenothrix Cohn 1870, genus. (Type genus of the family ¤ Crenotrichaceae Hansgirg 1888 [Approved Lists 1980]).
Type species: ¤ Crenothrix polyspora Cohn 1870 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: Gr. n. krene, a fountain, spring; Gr. n. thrix, hair; N.L. fem. n. Crenothrix, fountain hair.
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: COHN (F.): Über den Brunnenfaden (Crenothrix polyspora) mig Bemerkungen über die mikroskopische analyse des Brunnenwassers. Beitrage zur Biologie der Pflanzen, 1870, 1, 108-131.

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Crenothrix polyspora Cohn 1870, species. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) no culture isolated.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: not available.
Etymology: Gr. adj. polus, many, numerous; Gr. n. spora, a seed and, in biology, a spore; N.L. adj. polysporus -a -um, many-spored; N.L. fem. adj. polyspora, many-spored.
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: COHN (F.): Über den Brunnenfaden (Crenothrix polyspora) mig Bemerkungen über die mikroskopische analyse des Brunnenwassers. Beitrage zur Biologie der Pflanzen, 1870, 1, 108-131.

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