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Genus Erythromicrobium

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).


 

Erythromicrobium Yurkov et al. 1994, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Erythromicrobium ramosum Yurkov et al. 1994.
Recommended three-letter abbreviation: Erm. (see the file ¤ "Three-letter code for abbreviations of generic names").
Etymology: Gr. adj. eruthros, red; N.L. neut. n. microbium, a microbe; N.L. neut. n. Erythromicrobium, red microbe.
Valid publication: YURKOV (V.), STACKEBRANDT (E.), HOLMES (A.), FUERST (J.A.), HUGENHOLTZ (P.), GOLECKI (J.), GAD'ON (N.), GORLENKO (V.M.), KOMPANTSEVA (E.I.) and DREWS (G.): Phylogenetic positions of novel aerobic, bacteriochlorophyll a-containing bacteria and description of Roseococcus thiosulfatophilus gen. nov., sp. nov., Erythromicrobium ramosum gen. nov., sp. nov., and Erythrobacter litoralis sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1994, 44, 427-434.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Erythromicrobium ramosum Yurkov et al. 1994, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) E5 = ATCC 700003= CIP 106927 = DSM 8510 = JCM 10282 = NBRC 102621.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF465837.
Etymology: L. neut. adj. ramosum, having many branches, branching, referring to the morphology of the cells.
Valid publication: YURKOV (V.), STACKEBRANDT (E.), HOLMES (A.), FUERST (J.A.), HUGENHOLTZ (P.), GOLECKI (J.), GAD'ON (N.), GORLENKO (V.M.), KOMPANTSEVA (E.I.) and DREWS (G.): Phylogenetic positions of novel aerobic, bacteriochlorophyll a-containing bacteria and description of Roseococcus thiosulfatophilus gen. nov., sp. nov., Erythromicrobium ramosum gen. nov., sp. nov., and Erythrobacter litoralis sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1994, 44, 427-434.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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