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Genus Dickeya

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: 9
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 2

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

 

Dickeya Samson et al. 2005, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Dickeya chrysanthemi (Burkholder et al. 1953) Samson et al. 2005.
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Dickeya, after the American phytopathologist Robert S. Dickey, for his contribution to research on the Erwinia chrysantemi complex.
Valid publication: SAMSON (R.), LEGENDRE (J.B.), CHRISTEN (R.), FISCHER-LE SAUX (M.), ACHOUAK (W.) and GARDAN (L.): Transfer of Pectobacterium chrysanthemi (Burkholder et al. 1953) Brenner et al. 1973 and Brenneria paradisiaca to the genus Dickeya gen. nov. as Dickeya chrysanthemi comb. nov. and Dickeya paradisiaca comb. nov. and delineation of four novel species, Dickeya dadantii sp. nov., Dickeya dianthicola sp. nov., Dickeya dieffenbachiae sp. nov. and Dickeya zeae sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 1415-1427.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Dickeya aquatica Parkinson et al. 2014, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) 174/2=NCPPB 4580=LMG 27354.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: JX273704.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. aquatica, living, growing, or found in the water, aquatic.
Source: Environmental - freshwater.
Valid publication: PARKINSON, N., DE VOS, P., PIRHONEN, M. and ELPHINSTONE, J. 2014. Dickeya aquatica sp. nov., isolated from waterways. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 64, 2264-2266.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Dickeya chrysanthemi (Burkholder et al. 1953) Samson et al. 2005, comb. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 11663= CCUG 38766 = CFBP 2048 = CIP 82.99 = DSM 4610 = ICMP 5703 = LMG 2804 = NCAIM B.01392 = NCPPB 402.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ233412.
Basonym: ¤ Erwinia chrysanthemi Burkholder et al. 1953 (Approved Lists 1980).
Other synonyms: ¤ Pectobacterium chrysanthemi (Burkholder et al. 1953) Brenner et al. 1973 (Approved Lists 1980), "Erwinia carotovora var. chrysanthemi" (Burkholder et al. 1953) Dye 1969, "Pectobacterium cartovorum f. sp. chrysanthemi" Dowson 1957, "Pectobacterium carotovorum var. chrysanthemi" (Burkholder et al. 1953) Graham and Dowson 1960, "Pectobacterium parthenii" Hellmers 1958, "Pectobacterium parthenii var. chrysanthemi" (Burkholder et al. 1953) Hellmers 1958, "Pectobacterium parthenii var. dianthicola" Hellmers 1958.
Etymology: N.L. gen. n. Chrysanthemi, of the plant genus Chrysanthemum.
Valid publication: SAMSON (R.), LEGENDRE (J.B.), CHRISTEN (R.), FISCHER-LE SAUX (M.), ACHOUAK (W.) and GARDAN (L.): Transfer of Pectobacterium chrysanthemi (Burkholder et al. 1953) Brenner et al. 1973 and Brenneria paradisiaca to the genus Dickeya gen. nov. as Dickeya chrysanthemi comb. nov. and Dickeya paradisiaca comb. nov. and delineation of four novel species, Dickeya dadantii sp. nov., Dickeya dianthicola sp. nov., Dickeya dieffenbachiae sp. nov. and Dickeya zeae sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 1415-1427.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: In the paper by Samson et al. 2005, the basonym is erroneously cited as Pectobacterium chrysanthemi (Burkholder et al. 1953) Brenner et al. 1973.

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Dickeya dadantii Samson et al. 2005, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) Hayward B374 = CFBP 1269 = ICMP 1544 = NCPPB 898.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF520707.
Etymology: N.L. gen. n. dadantii, of Dadant, in honour of the phytopathologist R. Dadant, for his description of the bacterium isolated from diseased Pelargonium capitatum.
Valid publication: SAMSON (R.), LEGENDRE (J.B.), CHRISTEN (R.), FISCHER-LE SAUX (M.), ACHOUAK (W.) and GARDAN (L.): Transfer of Pectobacterium chrysanthemi (Burkholder et al. 1953) Brenner et al. 1973 and Brenneria paradisiaca to the genus Dickeya gen. nov. as Dickeya chrysanthemi comb. nov. and Dickeya paradisiaca comb. nov. and delineation of four novel species, Dickeya dadantii sp. nov., Dickeya dianthicola sp. nov., Dickeya dieffenbachiae sp. nov. and Dickeya zeae sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 1415-1427.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Dickeya dadantii Samson et al. 2005 emend. Brady et al. 2012.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) Hayward B374 = CFBP 1269 = ICMP 1544 = LMG 25991 = NCPPB 898.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF520707.
Etymology: N.L. gen. n. dadantii, of Dadant, in honour of the phytopathologist R. Dadant, for his description of the bacterium isolated from diseased Pelargonium capitatum.
Reference: BRADY (C.L.), CLEENWERCK (I.), DENMAN (S.), VENTER (S.N.), RODRÍGUEZ-PALENZUELA (P.), COUTINHO (T.A.) and DE VOS (P.): Proposal to reclassify Brenneria quercina (Hildebrand and Schroth 1967) Hauben et al. 1999 into a new genus, Lonsdalea gen. nov., as Lonsdalea quercina comb. nov., descriptions of Lonsdalea quercina subsp. quercina comb. nov., Lonsdalea quercina subsp. iberica subsp. nov. and Lonsdalea quercina subsp. britannica subsp. nov., emendation of the description of the genus Brenneria, reclassification of Dickeya dieffenbachiae as Dickeya dadantii subsp. dieffenbachiae comb. nov., and emendation of the description of Dickeya dadantii. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2012, 62, 1592-1602.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: Subsequently, this species has been divided into subspecies (see: below).

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Dickeya dadantii subsp. dadantii (Samson et al. 2005) Brady et al. 2012, subsp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) Hayward B374 = CFBP 1269 = ICMP 1544 = LMG 25991 = NCPPB 898.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF520707.
Etymology: N.L. gen. n. dadantii, of Dadant, in honour of the phytopathologist R. Dadant, for his description of the bacterium isolated from diseased Pelargonium capitatum.
Valid publication: BRADY (C.L.), CLEENWERCK (I.), DENMAN (S.), VENTER (S.N.), RODRÍGUEZ-PALENZUELA (P.), COUTINHO (T.A.) and DE VOS (P.): Proposal to reclassify Brenneria quercina (Hildebrand and Schroth 1967) Hauben et al. 1999 into a new genus, Lonsdalea gen. nov., as Lonsdalea quercina comb. nov., descriptions of Lonsdalea quercina subsp. quercina comb. nov., Lonsdalea quercina subsp. iberica subsp. nov. and Lonsdalea quercina subsp. britannica subsp. nov., emendation of the description of the genus Brenneria, reclassification of Dickeya dieffenbachiae as Dickeya dadantii subsp. dieffenbachiae comb. nov., and emendation of the description of Dickeya dadantii. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2012, 62, 1592-1602.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Dickeya dadantii subsp. dieffenbachiae (Samson et al. 2005) Brady et al. 2012, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) CFBP 2051 = ICMP 1568 = LMG 25992 = NCPPB 2976.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: JF419463.
Basonym: ¤ Dickeya dieffenbachiae Samson et al. 2005.
Etymology: N.L. gen. n. dieffenbachiae, of the plant genus Dieffenbachia.
Valid publication: BRADY (C.L.), CLEENWERCK (I.), DENMAN (S.), VENTER (S.N.), RODRÍGUEZ-PALENZUELA (P.), COUTINHO (T.A.) and DE VOS (P.): Proposal to reclassify Brenneria quercina (Hildebrand and Schroth 1967) Hauben et al. 1999 into a new genus, Lonsdalea gen. nov., as Lonsdalea quercina comb. nov., descriptions of Lonsdalea quercina subsp. quercina comb. nov., Lonsdalea quercina subsp. iberica subsp. nov. and Lonsdalea quercina subsp. britannica subsp. nov., emendation of the description of the genus Brenneria, reclassification of Dickeya dieffenbachiae as Dickeya dadantii subsp. dieffenbachiae comb. nov., and emendation of the description of Dickeya dadantii. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2012, 62, 1592-1602.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Dickeya dianthicola Samson et al. 2005, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) CFBP 1200 = ICMP 6427 = LMG 2485 = NCPPB 453.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF520708.
Etymology: N.L. n. Dianthus, a plant genus; L. suff. -cola (from L. n. incola), inhabitant, dweller; N.L. n. dianthicola, the dweller of Dianthus sp.
Valid publication: SAMSON (R.), LEGENDRE (J.B.), CHRISTEN (R.), FISCHER-LE SAUX (M.), ACHOUAK (W.) and GARDAN (L.): Transfer of Pectobacterium chrysanthemi (Burkholder et al. 1953) Brenner et al. 1973 and Brenneria paradisiaca to the genus Dickeya gen. nov. as Dickeya chrysanthemi comb. nov. and Dickeya paradisiaca comb. nov. and delineation of four novel species, Dickeya dadantii sp. nov., Dickeya dianthicola sp. nov., Dickeya dieffenbachiae sp. nov. and Dickeya zeae sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 1415-1427.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Dickeya dieffenbachiae Samson et al. 2005, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) CFBP 2051 = ICMP 1568 = LMG 25992 = NCPPB 2976.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: JF419463.
Etymology: N.L. gen. n. dieffenbachiae, of the plant genus Dieffenbachia.
Valid publication: SAMSON (R.), LEGENDRE (J.B.), CHRISTEN (R.), FISCHER-LE SAUX (M.), ACHOUAK (W.) and GARDAN (L.): Transfer of Pectobacterium chrysanthemi (Burkholder et al. 1953) Brenner et al. 1973 and Brenneria paradisiaca to the genus Dickeya gen. nov. as Dickeya chrysanthemi comb. nov. and Dickeya paradisiaca comb. nov. and delineation of four novel species, Dickeya dadantii sp. nov., Dickeya dianthicola sp. nov., Dickeya dieffenbachiae sp. nov. and Dickeya zeae sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 1415-1427.
Original article in IJSEM Online

¤ Dickeya dadantii subsp. dieffenbachiae (Samson et al. 2005) Brady et al. 2012, comb. nov.

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Dickeya fangzhongdai Tian et al. 2016, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) JS5=CGMCC 1.15464=DSM 101947.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: KT992690.
Whole-genome sequence accession no. for the type strain: .
Etymology: N.L. gen. neut. n. fangzhongdai, named in honour of Professor Zhongda Fang (1916–1999), a well-known bacteriologist and the founder of phytobacteriology in China.
Source: Plant pathogen.
Valid publication: TIAN, Y., ZHAO, Y., YUAN, X., YI, J., FAN, J., XU, Z., HU, B., DE BOER, S. H. and LI, X. 2016. Dickeya fangzhongdai sp. nov., a plant-pathogenic bacterium isolated from pear trees (Pyrus pyrifolia) Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 66, 2831-2835.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Dickeya paradisiaca (Fernandez-Borrero and Lopez-Duque 1970) Samson et al. 2005, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 33242= CFBP 4178 = LMG 2542 = NCPPB 2511.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: Z96096.
Basonym: ¤ Erwinia paradisiaca Fernandez-Borrero and Lopez-Duque 1970 (Approved Lists 1980).
Other synonym: ¤ Brenneria paradisiaca (Fernandez-Borrero and Lopez-Duque 1970) Hauben et al. 1999.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. paradisiaca, of or belonging to Paradise, Paradisiacal, referring to the isolation of the organism from Musa paradisiaca.
Valid publication: SAMSON (R.), LEGENDRE (J.B.), CHRISTEN (R.), FISCHER-LE SAUX (M.), ACHOUAK (W.) and GARDAN (L.): Transfer of Pectobacterium chrysanthemi (Burkholder et al. 1953) Brenner et al. 1973 and Brenneria paradisiaca to the genus Dickeya gen. nov. as Dickeya chrysanthemi comb. nov. and Dickeya paradisiaca comb. nov. and delineation of four novel species, Dickeya dadantii sp. nov., Dickeya dianthicola sp. nov., Dickeya dieffenbachiae sp. nov. and Dickeya zeae sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 1415-1427.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Dickeya solani van der Wolf et al. 2014, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) IPO 2222=LMG25993=NCPPB4479.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: KF639914.
Whole-genome sequence accession no. for the type strain: AONU00000000.
Etymology: N.L. gen. neut. n. solani, of Solanum, of the potato (Solanum tuberosum).
Source: Plant pathogen.
Valid publication: VAN DER WOLF, J. M., NIJHUIS, E. H., KOWALEWSKA, M. J., SADDLER, G. S., PARKINSON, N., ELPHINSTONE, J. G., PRITCHARD, L., TOTH, I. K., LOJKOWSKA, E., POTRYKUS, M., WALERON, M., DE VOS, P., CLEENWERCK, I., PIRHONEN, M., GARLANT, L., HÉLIAS, V., POTHIER, J. F., PFLÜaut;GER, V., DUFFY, B., TSROR, L. and MANULIS, S. 2014. Dickeya solani sp. nov., a pectinolytic plant-pathogenic bacterium isolated from potato (Solanum tuberosum). Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 64, 768-774.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Dickeya zeae Samson et al. 2005, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) CFBP 2052 = ICMP 5704 = LMG 2505 = NCPPB 2538.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF520711.
Etymology: N.L. gen. n. zeae, of the plant genus Zea.
Valid publication: SAMSON (R.), LEGENDRE (J.B.), CHRISTEN (R.), FISCHER-LE SAUX (M.), ACHOUAK (W.) and GARDAN (L.): Transfer of Pectobacterium chrysanthemi (Burkholder et al. 1953) Brenner et al. 1973 and Brenneria paradisiaca to the genus Dickeya gen. nov. as Dickeya chrysanthemi comb. nov. and Dickeya paradisiaca comb. nov. and delineation of four novel species, Dickeya dadantii sp. nov., Dickeya dianthicola sp. nov., Dickeya dieffenbachiae sp. nov. and Dickeya zeae sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 1415-1427.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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