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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 cited in this file: 1
Number of subspecies 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

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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

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