Genus Fibrobacter

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Number of species cited in this file: 2
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 2

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

 

Fibrobacter Montgomery et al. 1988, gen. nov. (Type genus of the order ¤ Fibrobacterales Spain et al. 2012; type genus of the family ¤ Fibrobacteraceae Spain et al. 2012).
Type species: ¤ Fibrobacter succinogenes (Hungate 1950) Montgomery et al. 1988.
Etymology: L. fem. n. fibra, a fibre or filament; N.L. masc. n. bacter, rod or staff; N.L. masc n. Fibrobacter, bacterial rod that subsists on fiber.
Reference: MONTGOMERY (L.), FLESHER (B.) and STAHL (D.): Transfer of Bacteroides succinogenes (Hungate) to Fibrobacter gen. nov. as Fibrobacter succinogenes comb. nov. and description of Fibrobacter intestinalis sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1988, 38, 430-435.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Fibrobacter intestinalis Montgomery et al. 1988, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain NR9 = ATCC 43854.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ496284.
Etymology: L. n. intestinum, intestines; L. masc. suff. -alis, suffix denoting pertaining to; N.L. masc. adj. intestinalis, pertaining to the intestines, referring to the original site of isolation.
Reference: MONTGOMERY (L.), FLESHER (B.) and STAHL (D.): Transfer of Bacteroides succinogenes (Hungate) to Fibrobacter gen. nov. as Fibrobacter succinogenes comb. nov. and description of Fibrobacter intestinalis sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1988, 38, 430-435.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Fibrobacter succinogenes (Hungate 1950) Montgomery et al. 1988, comb. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain S85 = ATCC 19169.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ496032.
Basonym: ¤ Bacteroides succinogenes Hungate 1950 (Approved Lists 1980).
Other synonym: "Ruminobacter succinogenes" (Hungate 1950) Prévot 1966.
Etymology: N.L. n. acidum succinum, succinic acid; N.L. suff. -genes (from Gr. v. gennaô, to produce), producing; N.L. part. adj. succinogenes, succinic acid producing.
Reference: MONTGOMERY (L.), FLESHER (B.) and STAHL (D.): Transfer of Bacteroides succinogenes (Hungate) to Fibrobacter gen. nov. as Fibrobacter succinogenes comb. nov. and description of Fibrobacter intestinalis sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1988, 38, 430-435.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Fibrobacter succinogenes subsp. elongatus corrig. Montgomery et al. 1988, subsp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain HM2 = ATCC 43856.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: GU269553.
Etymology: L. masc. part. adj. elongatus, prolonged, elongated, stretched out.
Reference: MONTGOMERY (L.), FLESHER (B.) and STAHL (D.): Transfer of Bacteroides succinogenes (Hungate) to Fibrobacter gen. nov. as Fibrobacter succinogenes comb. nov. and description of Fibrobacter intestinalis sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1988, 38, 430-435.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: The original spelling, Fibrobacter succinogenes subsp. elongata (sic), has been corrected by Euzéby 1997.
Reference: EUZÉBY (J.P.): Revised nomenclature of specific or subspecific epithets that do not agree in gender with generic names that end in -bacter. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1997, 47, 585.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Fibrobacter succinogenes subsp. succinogenes (Hungate 1950) Montgomery et al. 1988, subsp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain S85 = ATCC 19169.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ496032.
Etymology: N.L. n. acidum succinum, succinic acid; N.L. suff. -genes (from Gr. v. gennaô, to produce), producing; N.L. part. adj. succinogenes, succinic acid producing.
Reference: MONTGOMERY (L.), FLESHER (B.) and STAHL (D.): Transfer of Bacteroides succinogenes (Hungate) to Fibrobacter gen. nov. as Fibrobacter succinogenes comb. nov. and description of Fibrobacter intestinalis sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1988, 38, 430-435.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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