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Genus Flammeovirga

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: 5
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).


 

Flammeovirga Nakagawa et al. 1997, gen. nov. (Type genus of the family ¤ Flammeovirgaceae Yoon et al. 2011).
Type species: ¤ Flammeovirga aprica (Reichenbach 1989) Nakagawa et al. 1997.
Etymology: L. adj. flammeus, flame-colored; L. fem. n. virga, rod; N.L. fem. n. flammeovirga, fire-colored rod.
Valid publication: NAKAGAWA (Y.), HAMANA (K.), SAKANE (T.) and YAMASATO (K.): Reclassification of Cytophaga aprica (Lewin 1969) Reichenbach 1989 in Flammeovirga gen. nov. as Flammeovirga aprica comb. nov. and of Cytophaga diffluens (ex Stanier 1940; emend. Lewin 1969) Reichenbach 1989 in Persicobacter gen. nov. as Persicobacter diffluens comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1997, 47, 220-223.
Original article in IJSB Online

¤ Flammeovirga Nakagawa et al. 1997 emend. Takahashi et al. 2006.
Type species: Flammeovirga aprica (Reichenbach 1989) Nakagawa et al. 1997.
Etymology: L. adj. flammeus, flame-colored; L. fem. n. virga, rod; N.L. fem. n. flammeovirga, fire-colored rod.
Reference: TAKAHASHI (M.), SUZUKI (K.) and NAKAGAWA (Y.): Emendation of the genus Flammeovirga and Flammeovirga aprica with the proposal of Flammeovirga arenaria nom. rev., comb. nov. and Flammeovirga yaeyamensis sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 2095-2100.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Flammeovirga aprica (Reichenbach 1989) Nakagawa et al. 1997, comb. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) JL-4 Lewin = ATCC 23126= CIP 104807 = IFO (now NBRC) 15941 = JCM 21138 = NRRL B-14729.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB247553.
Basonym: ¤ Cytophaga aprica (ex Lewin 1969) Reichenbach 1989.
Other synonym: "Cytophaga diffluens subsp. aprica" Lewin 1969.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. aprica, exposed to the sun, growing in the sunshine.
Valid publication: NAKAGAWA (Y.), HAMANA (K.), SAKANE (T.) and YAMASATO (K.): Reclassification of Cytophaga aprica (Lewin 1969) Reichenbach 1989 in Flammeovirga gen. nov. as Flammeovirga aprica comb. nov. and of Cytophaga diffluens (ex Stanier 1940; emend. Lewin 1969) Reichenbach 1989 in Persicobacter gen. nov. as Persicobacter diffluens comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1997, 47, 220-223.
Original article in IJSB Online

Flammeovirga aprica (Reichenbach 1989) Nakagawa et al. 1997 emend. Takahashi et al. 2006.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) JL-4 Lewin = ATCC 23126= CIP 104807 = NBRC 15941 = NRRL B-14729.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB247553.
Basonym: ¤ Cytophaga aprica (ex Lewin 1969) Reichenbach 1989.
Other synonym: "Cytophaga diffluens subsp. aprica" Lewin 1969.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. aprica, exposed to the sun, growing in the sunshine.
Reference: TAKAHASHI (M.), SUZUKI (K.) and NAKAGAWA (Y.): Emendation of the genus Flammeovirga and Flammeovirga aprica with the proposal of Flammeovirga arenaria nom. rev., comb. nov. and Flammeovirga yaeyamensis sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 2095-2100.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Flammeovirga arenaria (ex Lewin 1969) Takahashi et al. 2006, nom. rev., comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) CIP 109101 = IFO (now NBRC) 15982 = JCM 21777 = NBRC 15982.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB078078.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. arenaria, of or pertaining to sand, referring to the source of the organism.
Valid publication: TAKAHASHI (M.), SUZUKI (K.) and NAKAGAWA (Y.): Emendation of the genus Flammeovirga and Flammeovirga aprica with the proposal of Flammeovirga arenaria nom. rev., comb. nov. and Flammeovirga yaeyamensis sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 2095-2100.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: Flammeovirga arenaria (ex Lewin 1969) Takahashi et al. 2006 was previously known as "Microscilla arenaria" Lewin 1969 [LEWIN (R.A.): A classification of flexibacteria. J. Gen. Microbiol., 1969, 58, 189-206.]
Original article Online

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Flammeovirga kamogawensis Hosoya and Yokota 2007, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) YS10 = IAM 15451 = JCM 23196 = NCIMB 14281.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB251933.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. kamogawensis, pertaining to Kamogawa, Japan, from where the organisms were isolated.
Valid publication: HOSOYA (S.) and YOKOTA (A.): Flammeovirga kamogawensis sp. nov., isolated from coastal seawater in Japan. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 1327-1330.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Flammeovirga pacifica Xu et al. 2012, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) WPAGA1 = CCTCC AB 2010364 = DSM 24597 = LMG 26175 = MCCC 1A06425.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: HQ412594.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. pacifica, peaceful, pertaining to the Pacific Ocean.
Valid publication: XU (H.), FU (Y.), YANG (N.), DING (Z.), LAI (Q.) and ZENG (R.): Flammeovirga pacifica sp. nov., isolated from deep-sea sediment. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2012, 62, 937-941.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Flammeovirga yaeyamensis Takahashi et al. 2006, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) IR25-3 = CIP 109099 = NBRC 100898.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB247554.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. yaeyamensis, of or belonging to the Yaeyama Islands, from where the organisms were isolated.
Valid publication: TAKAHASHI (M.), SUZUKI (K.) and NAKAGAWA (Y.): Emendation of the genus Flammeovirga and Flammeovirga aprica with the proposal of Flammeovirga arenaria nom. rev., comb. nov. and Flammeovirga yaeyamensis sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 2095-2100.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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