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Genus Cryptobacterium

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).


 

Cryptobacterium Nakazawa et al. 1999, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Cryptobacterium curtum Nakazawa et al. 1999.
Etymology: Gr. adj. kruptos, hidden; L. neut. n. bacterium, a rod; N.L. neut. n. Cryptobacteriurn, a hidden rod-shaped bacterium.
Valid publication: NAKAZAWA (F.), POCO (S.E.), IKEDA (T.), SATO (M.), KALFAS (S.), SUNDQVIST (G.) and HOSHINO (E.): Cryptobacterium curtum gen. nov., sp. nov., a new genus of Gram-positive anaerobic rod isolated from human oral cavities. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol, 1999, 49, 1193-1200.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Cryptobacterium curtum Nakazawa et al. 1999, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) 12-3 = ATCC 700683= DSM 15641.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: CP001682 (complete genome).
Etymology: L. neut. adj. curtum, shortened (a shortened cell of this organism).
Valid publication: NAKAZAWA (F.), POCO (S.E.), IKEDA (T.), SATO (M.), KALFAS (S.), SUNDQVIST (G.) and HOSHINO (E.): Cryptobacterium curtum gen. nov., sp. nov., a new genus of Gram-positive anaerobic rod isolated from human oral cavities. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol, 1999, 49, 1193-1200.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: The type strain is correct in the abstract, but wrong elsewhere (ATCC 700863, sic).
Reference: Erratum. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1999, 49, 1952.

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