Genus Delftia

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Number of species cited in this file: 4
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 0

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

 

Delftia Wen et al. 1999, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Delftia acidovorans (den Dooren de Jong 1926) Wen et al. 1999.
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Delftia, referring to the city of Delft, the site of isolation of the type species, and in recognition of the role of Delft research groups in the development of bacteriology.
Reference: WEN (A.), FEGAN (M.), HAYWARD (C.), CHAKRABORTY (S.) and SLY (L.I.): Phylogenetic relationships among members of the Comamonadaceae, and description of Delftia acidovorans (den Dooren de Jong 1926 and Tamaoka et al. 1987) gen. nov., comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1999, 49, 567-576.
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Delftia acidovorans (den Dooren de Jong 1926) Wen et al. 1999, comb. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain KS 0057 = Stanier 14 = den Dooren de Jong 7 = ACM 489 = ATCC 15668 = CCUG 12692 = CCUG 14481 = CFBP 2444 = CIP 103021 = DSM 39 = IAM 12409 = IFO (now NBRC) 14950 = JCM 5833 = JCM 6203 = LMG 1226 = LMG 6031 = NCCB 26037 = NCIB (now NCIMB) 9681 = NCTC 10683.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB021417.
Basonym: ¤ Pseudomonas acidovorans den Dooren de Jong 1926 (Approved Lists 1980).
Other synonyms: ¤ Comamonas acidovorans (den Dooren de Jong 1926) Tamaoka et al. 1987, "Pseudomonas indoloxidans" Gray 1928, "Pseudomonas desmolytica" Gray and Thornton 1928.
Etymology: N.L. neut. n. acidum (from L. adj. acidus -a -um, sour), an acid; L. v. voro, to eat, to devour; N..L. part. adj. acidovorans, acid devouring.
Reference: WEN (A.), FEGAN (M.), HAYWARD (C.), CHAKRABORTY (S.) and SLY (L.I.): Phylogenetic relationships among members of the Comamonadaceae, and description of Delftia acidovorans (den Dooren de Jong 1926 and Tamaoka et al. 1987) gen. nov., comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1999, 49, 567-576.
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Delftia lacustris Jørgensen et al. 2009, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain 332 = DSM 21246 = LMG 24775.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EU888308.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. lacustris (from L. n. lacus, a lake), growing by lakes or ponds.
Reference: JØRGENSEN (N.O.G.), BRANDT (K.K.), NYBROE (O.) and HANSEN (M.): Delftia lacustris sp. nov., a peptidoglycan-degrading bacterium from fresh water, and emended description of Delftia tsuruhatensis as a peptidoglycan-degrading bacterium. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 2195-2199.
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Delftia litopenaei Chen et al. 2012, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain wsw-7 = BCRC 80212 = LMG 25724.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: GU721027.
Etymology: N.L. gen. n. Litopenaeus, the scientific name of a genus of penaeid shrimp; N.L. gen. n. litopenaei, of Litopenaeus, referring to the isolation of the type strain from a shrimp belonging to the genus Litopenaeus.
Reference: CHEN (W.M.), LIN (Y.S.), SHEU (D.S.) and SHEU (S.Y.): Delftia litopenaei sp. nov., a poly-beta-hydroxybutyrate-accumulating bacterium isolated from a freshwater shrimp culture pond. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2012, 62, 2315-2321.
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Delftia tsuruhatensis Shigematsu et al. 2003, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain T7 = ATCC BAA-554 = DSM 17581 = IFO (now NBRC) 16741.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB075017.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. tsuruhatensis, referring to Tsuruhata, Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan, where the type strain was isolated.
Reference: SHIGEMATSU (T.), YUMIHARA (K.), UEDA (Y.), NUMAGUCHI (M.), MORIMURA (S.) and KIDA (K.): Delftia tsuruhatensis sp. nov., a terephthalate-assimilating bacterium isolated from activated sludge. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2003, 53, 1479-1483.
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Delftia tsuruhatensis Shigematsu et al. 2003 emend. Jørgensen et al. 2009.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain T7 = ATCC BAA-554 = DSM 17581 = NBRC 16741.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB075017.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. tsuruhatensis, referring to Tsuruhata, Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan, where the type strain was isolated.
Reference: JØRGENSEN (N.O.G.), BRANDT (K.K.), NYBROE (O.) and HANSEN (M.): Delftia lacustris sp. nov., a peptidoglycan-degrading bacterium from fresh water, and emended description of Delftia tsuruhatensis as a peptidoglycan-degrading bacterium. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 2195-2199.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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