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Genus Fontibacter

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: 2
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 0

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

 

Fontibacter Kämpfer et al. 2010, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Fontibacter flavus Kämpfer et al. 2010.
Etymology: L. n. fons fontis, a spring; N.L. masc. n. bacter, a rod; N.L. masc. n. Fontibacter, a rod isolated from a spring sample.
Valid publication: KÄMPFER (P.), YOUNG (C.C.), CHEN (W.M.), REKHA (P.D.), FALLSCHISSEL (K.), LODDERS (N.), CHOU (J.H.), SHEN (F.T.), FRISCHMANN (A.), BUSSE (H.J.) and ARUN (A.B.): Fontibacter flavus gen. nov., sp. nov., a member of the family ‘Cyclobacteriaceae’, isolated from a hot spring. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 2066-2070.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Fontibacter ferrireducens Zhang et al. 2013, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) SgZ-2 = CCTCC M 2011498 = KACC 16525.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: JQ348962.
Etymology: L. n. ferrum, iron; L. part. adj. reducens, leading back, bringing back and in chemistry, converting to a different oxidation state; N.L. part. adj. ferrireducens, reducing Fe(III) to Fe(II).
Valid publication: ZHANG (J.), YANG (G.), ZHOU (S.), WANG (Y.), YUAN (Y.) and ZHUANG (L.): Fontibacter ferrireducens sp. nov., an Fe(III)-reducing bacterium isolated from a microbial fuel cell. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2013, 63, 925-929.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Fontibacter flavus Kämpfer et al. 2010, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) CC-GZM-130 = CCM 7650 = CCUG 57694.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: FN421478.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. flavus, yellow.
Valid publication: KÄMPFER (P.), YOUNG (C.C.), CHEN (W.M.), REKHA (P.D.), FALLSCHISSEL (K.), LODDERS (N.), CHOU (J.H.), SHEN (F.T.), FRISCHMANN (A.), BUSSE (H.J.) and ARUN (A.B.): Fontibacter flavus gen. nov., sp. nov., a member of the family ‘Cyclobacteriaceae’, isolated from a hot spring. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 2066-2070.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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