Genus Cryomorpha

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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").

 

Cryomorpha Bowman et al. 2003, gen. nov. (Type genus of the family ¤ Cryomorphaceae Bowman et al. 2003).
Type species: ¤ Cryomorpha ignava Bowman et al. 2003.
Etymology: Gr. n. kruos, icy cold, frost; Gr. fem. n. morphê, shape or form; N.L. fem. n. Cryomorpha, cold shape.
Reference: BOWMAN (J.P.), MANCUSO NICHOLS (C.) and GIBSON (J.A.E.): Algoriphagus ratkowskyi gen. nov., sp. nov., Brumimicrobium glaciale gen. nov., sp. nov., Cryomorpha ignava gen. nov., sp. nov. and Crocinitomix catalasitica gen. nov., sp. nov., novel flavobacteria isolated from various polar habitats. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2003, 53, 1343-1355.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Cryomorpha ignava Bowman et al. 2003, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain 1-22 = ACAM 647 = CIP 107453 = LMG 21436.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF170738.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. ignava, lazy, pertaining to the biochemically and nutritionally inert nature of the species.
Reference: BOWMAN (J.P.), MANCUSO NICHOLS (C.) and GIBSON (J.A.E.): Algoriphagus ratkowskyi gen. nov., sp. nov., Brumimicrobium glaciale gen. nov., sp. nov., Cryomorpha ignava gen. nov., sp. nov. and Crocinitomix catalasitica gen. nov., sp. nov., novel flavobacteria isolated from various polar habitats. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2003, 53, 1343-1355.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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