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Genus Epibacterium

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: 4
Number of subspecies, including synonyms, cited in this file: 0

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

 

Epibacterium Penesyan et al. 2013, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Epibacterium ulvae Penesyan et al. 2013.
Etymology: Gr. pref. epi-, on; L. neut. n. bacterium, a small rod or staff; N.L. neut. n. Epibacterium, rod on a surface.
Valid publication: PENESYAN (A.), BREIDER (S.), SCHUMANN (P.), TINDALL (B.J.), EGAN (S.) and BRINKHOFF (T.): Epibacterium ulvae gen. nov., sp. nov., epibiotic bacteria isolated from the surface of a marine alga. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2013, 63, 1589-1596.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Epibacterium mobile Wirth and Whitman 2018, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) MBIC01146=DSM 23403=NBRC 101030=CIP 109181.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB255401.
Whole-genome sequence accession no.: NZ_LNWY01000059.
Basonym: ¤ Ruegeria mobilis Marumatsu et al. 2007.
Etymology: L. neut. adj. mobile, mobile.
Source: Environmental - marine.
Valid publication: WIRTH, J. S. and WHITMAN, W. B. 2018. Phylogenomic analyses of a clade within the roseobacter group suggest taxonomic reassignments of species of the genera Aestuariivita, Citreicella, Loktanella, Nautella, Pelagibaca, Ruegeria, Thalassobius, Thiobacimonas and Tropicibacter, and the proposal of six novel genera. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 68, 2393-2411.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Epibacterium multivorans Wirth and Whitman 2018, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) MD5=DSM 26470=CECT 7557=KCTC 23350.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: FR727679.
Whole-genome sequence accession no.: FOMC01000001.
Basonym: ¤ Tropicibacter multivorans Lucena et al. 2012.
Etymology: L. adj. multus, many, numerous; L. v. vorare, to devour, swallow; N.L. part. adj. multivorans, devouring many, referring to the utilization of numerous different substrates for growth.
Source: Environmental - marine.
Valid publication: WIRTH, J. S. and WHITMAN, W. B. 2018. Phylogenomic analyses of a clade within the roseobacter group suggest taxonomic reassignments of species of the genera Aestuariivita, Citreicella, Loktanella, Nautella, Pelagibaca, Ruegeria, Thalassobius, Thiobacimonas and Tropicibacter, and the proposal of six novel genera. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 68, 2393-2411.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Epibacterium scottomollicae Wirth and Whitman 2018, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) LMG 24367=DSM 25328=CCUG 55858
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AM905330.
Basonym: ¤ Ruegeria scottomollicae Vandecandelaere et al. 2008.
Etymology: N.L. gen. n. scottomollicae, in honour of Dr Victoria Scotto-Mollica and Dr Alfonso Mollica, both of whom were pioneers in the field of microbe-induced corrosion of steels and the generation of electroactive seawater biofilms.
Source: Environmental - marine.
Valid publication: WIRTH, J. S. and WHITMAN, W. B. 2018. Phylogenomic analyses of a clade within the roseobacter group suggest taxonomic reassignments of species of the genera Aestuariivita, Citreicella, Loktanella, Nautella, Pelagibaca, Ruegeria, Thalassobius, Thiobacimonas and Tropicibacter, and the proposal of six novel genera. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 68, 2393-2411.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Epibacterium ulvae Penesyan et al. 2013, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) U95 = DSM 24752 = LMG 26464.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: JN935021.
Etymology: N.L. gen. n. ulvae, of/from Ulva, isolated from a marine alga Ulva australis.
Valid publication: PENESYAN (A.), BREIDER (S.), SCHUMANN (P.), TINDALL (B.J.), EGAN (S.) and BRINKHOFF (T.): Epibacterium ulvae gen. nov., sp. nov., epibiotic bacteria isolated from the surface of a marine alga. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2013, 63, 1589-1596.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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