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Genus Dichelobacter

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).


 

Dichelobacter Dewhirst et al. 1990, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Dichelobacter nodosus (Beveridge 1941) Dewhirst et al. 1990.
Etymology: Gr. adj. dichelos, cloven hoofed; N.L. masc. n. bacter, a rod; N.L. masc. n. Dichelobacter, clovenhoofed rod, because this organism is the rod-shaped bacterium that causes footrot in sheep, goats, and cattle.
Valid publication: DEWHIRST (F.E.), PASTER (B.J.), LA FONTAINE (S.) and ROOD (J.I.): Transfer of Kingella indologenes (Snell and Lapage 1976) to the genus Suttonella gen. nov. as Suttonella indologenes comb. nov.; transfer of Bacteroides nodosus (Beveridge 1941) to the genus Dichelobacter gen. nov. as Dichelobacter nodosus comb. nov.; and assignment of the genera Cardiobacterium, Dichelobacter, and Suttonella to Cardiobacteriaceae fam. nov. in the gamma division of Proteobacteria on the basis of 16S rRNA sequence comparisons. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1990, 40, 426-433.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Dichelobacter nodosus (Beveridge 1941) Dewhirst et al. 1990, comb. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 25549= CCUG 27824 = CIP 107042.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: JN175347.
Basonym: ¤ Bacteroides nodosus (Beveridge 1941) Mraz 1963 (Approved Lists 1980).
Other synonyms: "Organism K" Beveridge 1938, "Fusiformis nodosus" Beveridge 1941, "Ristella nodosa" (Beveridge 1941) Prévot 1948.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. nodosus, full of knots, refers to the shape of the cells.
Valid publication: DEWHIRST (F.E.), PASTER (B.J.), LA FONTAINE (S.) and ROOD (J.I.): Transfer of Kingella indologenes (Snell and Lapage 1976) to the genus Suttonella gen. nov. as Suttonella indologenes comb. nov.; transfer of Bacteroides nodosus (Beveridge 1941) to the genus Dichelobacter gen. nov. as Dichelobacter nodosus comb. nov.; and assignment of the genera Cardiobacterium, Dichelobacter, and Suttonella to Cardiobacteriaceae fam. nov. in the gamma division of Proteobacteria on the basis of 16S rRNA sequence comparisons. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1990, 40, 426-433.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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