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Genus Demetria

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).


 

Demetria Groth et al. 1997, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Demetria terragena Groth et al. 1997.
Etymology: Gr. fem. n. Dêmêtêr, Greek female god of agriculture and wives; L. fem. suff. -ia, suff. denoting belonging to; N.L. fem. n. Dernetria, belonging to Dêmêtêr, intended to mean a bacterium being responsible for fertility.
Valid publication: GROTH (I.), SCHUMANN (P.), RAINEY (F.A.), MARTIN (K.), SCHUETZE (B.) and AUGSTEN (K.): Demetria terragena gen. nov., sp. nov., a new genus of actinomycetes isolated from compost soil. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1997, 47, 1129-1133.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Demetria terragena Groth et al. 1997, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) HKI 0089 = CIP 105501 = DSM 11295 = IFO (now NBRC) 16164 = JCM 11480.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: Y14152.
Etymology: L. n. terra, soil; L. suff. -genus -a -um, suffix denoting an origin; N.L. fem. adj. terragena, coming from soil.
Valid publication: GROTH (I.), SCHUMANN (P.), RAINEY (F.A.), MARTIN (K.), SCHUETZE (B.) and AUGSTEN (K.): Demetria terragena gen. nov., sp. nov., a new genus of actinomycetes isolated from compost soil. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1997, 47, 1129-1133.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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