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Genus Dictyoglomus

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: 2
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).


 

Dictyoglomus Saiki et al. 1985, gen. nov. (Type genus of the order ¤ Dictyoglomales Patel 2012; type genus of the family ¤ Dictyoglomaceae Patel 2012).
Type species: ¤ Dictyoglomus thermophilum Saiki et al. 1985.
Etymology: Gr. n. diktuon, a net; L. neut. n. glomus, a ball; N.L. neut. n. Dictyoglomus, net ball.
Valid publication: SAIKI (T.), KOBAYASHI (Y.), KAWAGOE (K.) and BEPPU (T.): Dictyoglomus thermophilum gen. nov., sp. nov., a chemoorganotrophic, anaerobic, thermophilic bacterium. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1985, 35, 253-259.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Dictyoglomus thermophilum Saiki et al. 1985, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) H-6-12 = ATCC 35947= DSM 3960.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: X69194.
Etymology: Gr. n. thermê, heat; N.L. neut. adj. philum (from Gr. neut. adj. philon), friend, loving; N.L. neut. adj. thermophilum, heat loving.
Valid publication: SAIKI (T.), KOBAYASHI (Y.), KAWAGOE (K.) and BEPPU (T.): Dictyoglomus thermophilum gen. nov., sp. nov., a chemoorganotrophic, anaerobic, thermophilic bacterium. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1985, 35, 253-259.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Dictyoglomus turgidum corrig. Svetlichny and Svetlichnayá 1995, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) Z-1310 = DSM 6724.
Sequence accession no. (complete genome) for the type strain: NC_011661, CP001251.
Etymology: L. neut. adj. turgidum, swollen, inflated, because the cells form spherical aggregates.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 55. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1995, 45, 879-880.
Effective publication: SVETLICHNY (V.A.) and SVETLICHNAYÁ (T.P.): Dictyoglomus turgidus sp. nov., a new extremely thermophilic eubacterium isolated from hot springs of the Uzon volcano caldera. Mikrobiologiya, 1988, 57, 435-441.
Validation List no. 55 in IJSEM Online

Note: The original spelling of the specific epithet, turgidus (sic), has been corrected by Euzéby 1998.
Reference: EUZÉBY (J.P.): Taxonomic note: necessary correction of specific and subspecific epithets according to Rules 12c and 13b of the International Code of Nomenclature of Bacteria (1990 Revision). Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1998, 48, 1073-1075.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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