Title


Sign up here for LPSN updates!


Genus Elstera

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, including synonyms, cited in this file: 2
Number of subspecies, including synonyms, cited in this file: 0

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

 

Elstera Rahalkar et al. 2012, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Elstera litoralis Rahalkar et al. 2012.
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Elstera, named after Hans-Joachim Elster, a German limnologist working on Lake Constance who was one of the first to establish the importance of the littoral zone for the lake ecosystem.
Valid publication: RAHALKAR (M.), BAHULIKAR (R.A.), DEUTZMANN (J.S.), KROTH (P.G.) and SCHINK (B.): Elstera litoralis gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from stone biofilms of Lake Constance, Germany. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2012, 62, 1750-1754.
Original article in IJSEM Online

   image

Elstera cyanobacteriorum Cai et al. 2017, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) TH019=CGMCC 1.15802=LMG 29721.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: KU569905.
Etymology: N.L. gen. pl. n. cyanobacteriorum, of cyanobacteria.
Source: Environmental - freshwater.
Valid publication: CAI, H., ZENG, Y., WANG, Y. and JIANG, H. 2017. Elstera cyanobacteriorum sp. nov., a novel bacterium isolated from cyanobacterial aggregates in a eutrophic lake. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 67, 4272-4275.
Original article in IJSEM Online

   image

Elstera litoralis Rahalkar et al. 2012, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) Dia-1 = DSM 19532 = LMG 24234.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EU678309.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. litoralis, belonging to the shore or the littoral.
Valid publication: RAHALKAR (M.), BAHULIKAR (R.A.), DEUTZMANN (J.S.), KROTH (P.G.) and SCHINK (B.): Elstera litoralis gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from stone biofilms of Lake Constance, Germany. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2012, 62, 1750-1754.
Original article in IJSEM Online

   image