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Genus Dichotomicrobium

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).


 

Dichotomicrobium Hirsch and Hoffman 1989, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Dichotomicrobium thermohalophilum Hirsch and Hoffman 1989.
Etymology: Gr. adj. dichotomos, cutting in two, divided equally; N.L. neut. n. microbium, microbe; N.L. neut. n. Dichotomicrobium, a forked microbe.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 31. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1989, 39, 495-497.
Effective publication: HIRSCH (P.) and HOFFMAN (B.): Dichotomicrobium thermohalophilum, gen. nov., spec. nov., budding prosthecate bacteria from the solar lake (Sinai) and some related strains. Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 1989, 11, 291-301.
Validation List no. 31 in IJSEM Online

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Dichotomicrobium thermohalophilum Hirsch and Hoffman 1989, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 49408= DSM 5002 = IFAM 954.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: FR733679.
Etymology: Gr. n. thermê, heat; Gr. n. hals halos, salt; N.L. adj. philus -a -um (from Gr. adj. philos -ê -on), friend, loving; N.L. neut. adj. thermohalophilum, heat and salt loving.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 31. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1989, 39, 495-497.
Effective publication: HIRSCH (P.) and HOFFMAN (B.): Dichotomicrobium thermohalophilum, gen. nov., spec. nov., budding prosthecate bacteria from the solar lake (Sinai) and some related strains. Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 1989, 11, 291-301.
Validation List no. 31 in IJSEM Online

Note: The 16S rRNA gene sequence of the type strain shows an unexpected affiliation with a deep branch in ¤ Alphaproteobacteria (93.77% similarity against ¤ Afifella pfennigii).
Reference: YARZA (P.), SPRÖER (C.), SWIDERSKI (J.), MROTZEK (N.), SPRING (S.), TINDALL (B.J.), GRONOW (S.), PUKALL (R.), KLENK (H.P.), LANG (E.), VERBARG (S.), CROUCH (A.), LILBURN (T.), BECK (B.), UNOSSON (C.), CARDEW (S.), MOORE (E.R.B.), GOMILA (M.), NAKAGAWA (Y.), JANSSENS (D.), DE VOS (P.), PEIREN (J.), SUTTELS (T.), CLERMONT (D.), BIZET (C.), SAKAMOTO (M.), IIDA (T.), KUDO (T.), KOSAKO (Y.), OSHIDA (Y.), OHKUMA (M.), ARAHAL (D.R.), SPIECK (E.), POMMERENING ROESER (A.), FIGGE (M.), PARK (D.), BUCHANAN (P.), CIFUENTES (A.), MUNOZ (R.), EUZEBY (J.P.), SCHLEIFER (K.H.), LUDWIG (W.), AMANN (R.), GLÖCKNER (F.O.) and RÓSSELLO-MÓRA (R.): Sequencing orphan species initiative (SOS): Filling the gaps in the 16S rRNA gene sequence database for all species with validly published names. Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 2013, 36, 69-73.
Publication online

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