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Genus Enhydrobacter

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").


For a detailed description of this taxon see Bergey’s Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria (BMSAB).


 

Enhydrobacter Staley et al. 1987, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Enhydrobacter aerosaccus Staley et al. 1987.
Etymology: Gr. adj. enudros (Latin transliteration enhydros) living in or by water, aquatic N.L. masc. n. bacter, a rod; N.L. masc. n. Enhydrobacter, aquatic rod.
Valid publication: STALEY (J.T.), IRGENS (R.L.) and BRENNER (D.J.): Enhydrobacter aerosaccus gen. nov., sp. nov., a gas-vacuolated, facultatively anaerobic, heterotrophic rod. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1987, 37, 289-291.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Enhydrobacter aerosaccus Staley et al. 1987, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 27094= LMG 21877.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ550856.
Etymology: Gr. n. aer aeros, air; Gr. n. sakkos, sack, bag; N.L. n. aerosaccus, bag filled with air, gas vacuolate.
Valid publication: STALEY (J.T.), IRGENS (R.L.) and BRENNER (D.J.): Enhydrobacter aerosaccus gen. nov., sp. nov., a gas-vacuolated, facultatively anaerobic, heterotrophic rod. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1987, 37, 289-291.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: There is a striking contrast between the original description and the phylogenetic position as given by the sequence AJ550856 (strain LMG 21877 = ATCC 27094.
Reference: FALSEN (E.): Personal communication (November 08, 2008).

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