Genus Cycloclasticus

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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").

 

Cycloclasticus Dyksterhouse et al. 1995, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Cycloclasticus pugetii Dyksterhouse et al. 1995.
Etymology: Gr. n. kuklos, circle or ring; N.L. adj. clasticus -a -um (from Gr. adj. klastos -ê -on, broken in pieces), breaking; N.L. masc. n. cycloclasticus, ring-breaker.
Reference: DYKSTERHOUSE (S.E.), GRAY (J.P.), HERWIG (R.P.), LARA (J.C.) and STALEY (J.T.): Cycloclasticus pugetii gen. nov., sp. nov., an aromatic hydrocarbon-degrading bacterium from marine sediments. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1995, 45, 116-123.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Cycloclasticus pugetii Dyksterhouse et al. 1995, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain PS-1 = ATCC 51542.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: L34955.
Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. pugetii, of Puget, named in honor of Peter Puget, a British naval officer who participated in the Vancouver Expedition and for whom Puget Sound was named.
Reference: DYKSTERHOUSE (S.E.), GRAY (J.P.), HERWIG (R.P.), LARA (J.C.) and STALEY (J.T.): Cycloclasticus pugetii gen. nov., sp. nov., an aromatic hydrocarbon-degrading bacterium from marine sediments. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1995, 45, 116-123.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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