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Genus Formosa

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: 6
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).


 

Formosa Ivanova et al. 2004, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Formosa algae Ivanova et al. 2004.
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. (L. fem. adj. used as a substantive) Formosa, finely formed, beautiful, handsome.
Valid publication: IVANOVA (E.P.), ALEXEEVA (Y.V.), FLAVIER (S.), WRIGHT (J.P.), ZHUKOVA (N.V.), GORSHKOVA (N.M.), MIKHAILOV (V.V.), NICOLAU (D.V.) and CHRISTEN (R.): Formosa algae gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel member of the family Flavobacteriaceae. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2004, 54, 705-711.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Formosa Ivanova et al. 2004 emend. Nedashkovskaya et al. 2006.
Type species: ¤ Formosa algae Ivanova et al. 2004.
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. (L. fem. adj. used as a substantive) Formosa, finely formed, beautiful, handsome.
Reference: NEDASHKOVSKAYA (O.I.), KIM (S.B.), VANCANNEYT (M.), SNAUWAERT (C.), LYSENKO (A.M.), ROHDE (M.), FROLOVA (G.M.), ZHUKOVA (N.V.), MIKHAILOV (V.V.), BAE (K.S.), OH (H.W.) and SWINGS (J.): Formosa agariphila sp. nov., a budding bacterium of the family Flavobacteriaceae isolated from marine environments, and emended description of the genus Formosa. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 161-167.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Formosa agariphila Nedashkovskaya et al. 2006, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) DSM 15362 = KCTC 12365 = KMM 3901 = LMG 23005.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY187688.
Etymology: N.L. n. agarum, agar; N.L. adj. philus -a -um (from Gr. adj. philos -ê -on), friend, loving; N.L. fem. adj. agariphila, agar-loving.
Valid publication: NEDASHKOVSKAYA (O.I.), KIM (S.B.), VANCANNEYT (M.), SNAUWAERT (C.), LYSENKO (A.M.), ROHDE (M.), FROLOVA (G.M.), ZHUKOVA (N.V.), MIKHAILOV (V.V.), BAE (K.S.), OH (H.W.) and SWINGS (J.): Formosa agariphila sp. nov., a budding bacterium of the family Flavobacteriaceae isolated from marine environments, and emended description of the genus Formosa. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 161-167.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Formosa algae Ivanova et al. 2004, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) CIP 107684 = KCTC 12364 = KMM 3553.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY228461.
Etymology: L. fem. gen. n. algae of an alga, pertaining to the source of isolation, brown algae.
Valid publication: IVANOVA (E.P.), ALEXEEVA (Y.V.), FLAVIER (S.), WRIGHT (J.P.), ZHUKOVA (N.V.), GORSHKOVA (N.M.), MIKHAILOV (V.V.), NICOLAU (D.V.) and CHRISTEN (R.): Formosa algae gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel member of the family Flavobacteriaceae. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2004, 54, 705-711.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Formosa algae Ivanova et al. 2004 emend. Nedashkovskaya et al. 2006.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) CIP 107684 = KCTC 12364 = KMM 3553.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY228461.
Etymology: L. fem. gen. n. algae of an alga, pertaining to the source of isolation, brown algae.
Reference: NEDASHKOVSKAYA (O.I.), KIM (S.B.), VANCANNEYT (M.), SNAUWAERT (C.), LYSENKO (A.M.), ROHDE (M.), FROLOVA (G.M.), ZHUKOVA (N.V.), MIKHAILOV (V.V.), BAE (K.S.), OH (H.W.) and SWINGS (J.): Formosa agariphila sp. nov., a budding bacterium of the family Flavobacteriaceae isolated from marine environments, and emended description of the genus Formosa. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 161-167.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Formosa arctica Kwon et al. 2014, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) IMCC9485=KACC 17484=KCCM 42937=NBRC 106080.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: KF148059.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. arctica, northern, from the Arctic, referring to the site where the type strain was isolated.
Source: Environmental - marine.
Reference: KWON, T., BAEK, K., LEE, K., KANG, I. and CHO, J. C. 2014. Formosa arctica sp. nov., isolated from Arctic seawater. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 64, 78-82.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Formosa haliotis Tanaka et al. 2015, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) LMG 28520=NBRC 111189.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: LC005522.
Whole-genome sequence accession no. for the type strain: -.
Etymology: N.L. gen. n. haliotis, named after the scientific name of the abalone Haliotis.
Source: Animal.
Valid publication: TANAKA, R., CLEENWERCK, I., MIZUTANI, Y., IEHATA, S., SHIBATA, T., MIYAKE, H., MORI, T., TAMARU, Y., UEDA, M., BOSSIER, P. and VANDAMME, P. 2015. Formosa haliotis sp. nov., a brown-alga-degrading bacterium isolated from the gut of the abalone Haliotis gigantea. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 65, 4388-4393.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Formosa spongicola Yoon and Oh 2011, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) A2 = DSM 22637 = KCTC 22662.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: FJ348469.
Etymology: L. spongia, a sponge; L. masc./fem. suffix n. -cola (from L. n. incola) inhabitant; N.L. n. (nominative in apposition) spongicola, inhabitant of sponges.
Valid publication: YOON (B.J.) and OH (D.C.): Formosa spongicola sp. nov., isolated from the marine sponge Hymeniacidon flavia. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2011, 61, 330-333.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Formosa undariae Park et al. 2013, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) WS-MY3=KCTC 32328=CECT 8286.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: KC832835.
Etymology: N.L. gen. n. undariae, named after the generic name of the brown algae Undaria pinnatifida, which was growing in the reservoir from which the type strain was isolated.
Source: Environmental - marine.
Reference: PARK, S., LEE, J.-S., LEE, K.-C. and YOON, J.-H. 2013. Formosa undariae sp. nov., isolated from a reservoir containing the brown algae Undaria pinnatifida. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 63, 4130-4135.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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