Genus Ekhidna

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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").

 

Ekhidna Alain et al. 2010, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Ekhidna lutea Alain et al. 2010.
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Ekhidna, a sea nymph-dragon of Greek mythology producing slime, referring to the creaminess and smoothness of the colonies.
Reference: ALAIN (K.), TINDALL (B.J.), CATALA (P.), INTERTAGLIA (L.) and LEBARON (P.): Ekhidna lutea gen. nov., sp. nov., a member of the phylum Bacteroidetes isolated from the South East Pacific Ocean. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 2972-2978.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Ekhidna lutea Alain et al. 2010, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain BiosLi39 = BiosLi/39 = CIP 109600 = DSM 19307 = OOB 398.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AM746475.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. lutea, gold yellow, the colour of the colonies on marine agar.
Reference: ALAIN (K.), TINDALL (B.J.), CATALA (P.), INTERTAGLIA (L.) and LEBARON (P.): Ekhidna lutea gen. nov., sp. nov., a member of the phylum Bacteroidetes isolated from the South East Pacific Ocean. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 2972-2978.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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