Genus Crossiella

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Number of species cited in this file: 2
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 0

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

 

Crossiella Labeda 2001, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Crossiella cryophila (Labeda and Lechevalier 1989) Labeda 2001.
Etymology: N.L. fem. dim. n. Crossiella, named for Thomas Cross, a microbiologist at the University of Bradford, who made many contributions to actinomycete biology and systematics.
Reference: LABEDA (D.P.): Crossiella gen. nov., a new genus related to Streptoalloteichus. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2001, 51, 1575-1579.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Crossiella cryophila (Labeda and Lechevalier 1989) Labeda 2001, comb. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain Y. Okami TS-1980 = ATCC 51143 = DSM 44230 = IFO (now NBRC) 14475 = JCM 9111 = NRRL B-16238 = VKM Ac-1965.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF114806.
Basonym: ¤ Saccharothrix cryophilis Labeda and Lechevalier 1989.
Etymology: Gr. n. kruos, icy cold, frost; N.L. adj. philus -a -um (from Gr. adj. philos -ê -on), friend, loving; N.L. fem. adj.cryophila, cold-loving, referring to the low permissive temperature range for growth.
Other synonym: "Nocardiopsis mutabilis subsp. cryophilis" Takahashi et al. 1986.
Reference: LABEDA (D.P.): Crossiella gen. nov., a new genus related to Streptoalloteichus. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2001, 51, 1575-1579.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Crossiella equi Donahue et al. 2002, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain LDDC 22291-98 = DSM 44580 = JCM 12685 = NBRC 101840 = NRRL B-24104.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF245017.
Etymology: L. gen. n. equi, of the horse, referring to the source of isolation of this microorganism, equine placentas.
Reference: DONAHUE (J.M.), WILLIAMS (N.M.), SELLS (S.F.) and LABEDA (D.P.): Crossiella equi sp. nov., isolated from equine placentas. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2002, 52, 2169-2173.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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