Genus Gordonia

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Number of species cited in this file: 36
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 0

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

 

Gordonia corrig. (ex Tsukamura 1971) Stackebrandt et al. 1989, gen. nov., nom. rev. (Type genus of the family ¤ Gordoniaceae Rainey et al. 1997).
Type species: ¤ Gordonia bronchialis corrig. (Tsukamura 1971) Stackebrandt et al. 1989.
Synonym: "Gordona (sic)" Tsukamura et al. 1970.
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Gordonia, named after Ruth E. Gordon, a famous bacterial systematist.
References: VALIDATION LIST no. 30. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1989, 39, 371. [STACKEBRANDT (E.), SMIDA (J.) and COLLINS (M.D.): Evidence of phylogenetic heterogeneity within the genus Rhodococcus: revival of the genus Gordona (Tsukamura). J. Gen. Appl. Microbiol., 1988, 34, 341-348.]
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Note: The original spelling, Gordona (sic) has been corrected by Rainey, Ward-Rainey, and Stackebrandt 1997 in Stackebrandt et al. 1997.
Reference: STACKEBRANDT (E.), RAINEY (F.A.) and WARD-RAINEY (N.L.): Proposal for a new hierarchic classification system, Actinobacteria classis nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1997, 47, 479-491.
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Gordonia aichiensis corrig. (Tsukamura 1983) Klatte et al. 1994, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain Tsukamura E9028 = ATCC 33611 = CIP 104184 = DSM 43978 = IFO (now NBRC) 16046 = JCM 6046 = NRRL B-16934.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: X80633.
Basonym: ¤ Rhodococcus aichiensis corrig. Tsukamura 1983.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. aichiensis, belonging to Aichi Prefecture, Japan from where the organism was isolated.
Reference: KLATTE (S.), RAINEY (F.A.) and KROPPENSTEDT (R.M.): Transfer of Rhodococcus aichiensis Tsukamura 1982 and Nocardia amarae Lechevalier and Lechevalier 1974 to the genus Gordona as Gordona aichiensis comb. nov. and Gordona amarae comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1994, 44, 769-773.
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Note: The original spelling, Gordona (sic) has been corrected by Rainey, Ward-Rainey, and Stackebrandt 1997 in Stackebrandt et al. 1997.
Reference: STACKEBRANDT (E.), RAINEY (F.A.) and WARD-RAINEY (N.L.): Proposal for a new hierarchic classification system, Actinobacteria classis nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1997, 47, 479-491.
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Gordonia alkaliphila Cha and Cha 2013, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain CJ10 = JCM 18077 = KACC 16561.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: JN008111.
Etymology: Arabic article al, the; Arabic n. qaliy, ashes of saltwort; N.L. n. alkali, alkali; N.L. adj. philus -a -um (from Gr. adj. philos -ê -on), friend, loving; N.L. fem. adj. alkaliphila, loving alkaline conditions.
Reference: CHA (J.H.) and CHA (C.J.): Gordonia alkaliphila sp. nov., an actinomycete isolated from tidal flat sediment. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2013, 63, 327-331.
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Gordonia alkanivorans Kummer et al. 1999, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain HKI 0136 = CIP 106363 = DSM 44369 = IFO (now NBRC) 16433 = JCM 10677.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: Y18054.
Etymology: N.L. n. alkanum, saturated aliphatic hydrocarbon; L. v. vorare, to eat; N.L. part. adj. alkanivorans, alkane-devouring.
Reference: KUMMER (C.), SCHUMANN (P.) and STACKEBRANDT (E.): Gordonia alkanivorans sp. nov., isolated from tar-contaminated soil. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1999, 49, 1513-1522.
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Note: According to Arenskötter et al. 2005, Gordonia alkanivorans Kummer et al. 1999 is an earlier heterotypic synonym of ¤ Gordonia nitida Yoon et al. 2000.
Reference: ARENSKÖTTER (M.), LINOS (A.), SCHUMANN (P.), KROPPENSTEDT (R.M.) and STEINBÜCHEL (A.): Gordonia nitida Yoon et al. 2000 is a later synonym of Gordonia alkanivorans Kummer et al. 1999. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 695-697.
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Gordonia amarae corrig. (Lechevalier and Lechevalier 1974) Klatte et al. 1994, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain SE6 = ATCC 27808 = CIP 104501 = DSM 43392 = HAMBI 2282 = IFO (now NBRC) 15530 = JCM 3171 = NCIMB 11222 = NRRL B-8176 = NRRL B-16281 = VKM Ac-801.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: X80635.
Basonym: ¤ Nocardia amarae Lechevalier and Lechevalier 1974 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: Gr. n. amara, trench, conduit, channel; here a sewage duct; N.L. gen. n. amarae, of a sewage duct.
Reference: KLATTE (S.), RAINEY (F.A.) and KROPPENSTEDT (R.M.): Transfer of Rhodococcus aichiensis Tsukamura 1982 and Nocardia amarae Lechevalier and Lechevalier 1974 to the genus Gordona as Gordona aichiensis comb. nov. and Gordona amarae comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1994, 44, 769-773.
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Note: The original spelling, Gordona (sic) has been corrected by Rainey, Ward-Rainey, and Stackebrandt 1997 in Stackebrandt et al. 1997.
Reference: STACKEBRANDT (E.), RAINEY (F.A.) and WARD-RAINEY (N.L.): Proposal for a new hierarchic classification system, Actinobacteria classis nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1997, 47, 479-491.
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Gordonia amarae (Lechevalier and Lechevalier 1974) Ruimy et al. 1995, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain SE6 = ATCC 27808 = CIP 104501 = DSM 43392 = HAMBI 2282 = IFO (now NBRC) 15530 = JCM 3171 = NCIMB 11222 = NRRL B-8176 = NRRL B-16281 = VKM Ac-801.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: X80635.
Basonym: ¤ Nocardia amarae Lechevalier and Lechevalier 1974 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: Gr. n. amaran trench, conduit, channel; here a sewage duct; N.L. gen. n. amaraen of a sewage duct.
References: VALIDATION LIST no. 53. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1995, 45, 418-419. [RUIMY (R.), BOIRON (P.), BOIVIN (V.) and CHRISTEN (R.): A phylogeny of the genus Nocardia deduced from the analysis of small-subunit ribosomal DNA sequences, including transfer of Nocardia amarae to the genus Gordona as Gordona amarae comb. nov. FEMS Microbiol. Lett. 1994, 123, 261-268.]
Validation List no. 53 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

Note: Gordonia amarae (Lechevalier and Lechevalier 1974) Klatte et al. 1994 has priority [Rule 24b(2)].

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Gordonia amicalis Kim et al. 2000, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain IEGM = CCUG 48822 = DSM 44461 = KCTC 9940 = JCM 11271 = NBRC 100051.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF101418.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. amicalis, friendly, pertaining to friendship.
Reference: KIM (S.B.), BROWN (R.), OLDFIELD (C.), GILBERT (S.C.), ILIARIONOV (S.) and GOODFELLOW (M.): Gordonia amicalis sp. nov., a novel dibenzothiophene-desulphurizing actinomycete. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 2000, 50, 2031-2036.
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Note: In the paper by Kim et al. 2000, the type strain KCTC 9940 is erroneously cited as KCTC 9899.

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Gordonia araii Kageyama et al. 2006, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain IFM 10211 = DSM 44811 = JCM 12131 = NBRC 100433.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB162800.
Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. araii, of Arai, to honour Tadashi Arai, a Japanese microbiologist, for his valuable contributions to microbial taxonomy and secondary metabolites.
Reference: KAGEYAMA (A.), IIDA (S.), YAZAWA (K.), KUDO (T.), SUZUKI (S.), KOGA (T.), SAITO (H.), INAGAWA (H.), WADA (A.), KROPPENSTEDT (R.M.) and MIKAMI (Y.): Gordonia araii sp. nov. and Gordonia effusa sp. nov., isolated from patients in Japan. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 1817-1821.
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Gordonia bronchialis corrig. (Tsukamura 1971) Stackebrandt et al. 1989, comb. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain Tsukamura 3410 = ATCC 25592 = CCUG 20989 = CCUG 34956 = CIP 100847 = DSM 43247 = IFO (now NBRC) 16047 = JCM 3198 = JCM 3231 = LMG 5355 = NCTC 10667 = VKM Ac-956.
Sequence accession no. (complete genome) for the type strain: CP001802.
Basonym: ¤ Rhodococcus bronchialis (Tsukamura 1971) Tsukamura 1974 (Approved Lists 1980).
Other synonym: "Gordona (sic) bronchialis" Tsukamura et al. 1971.
Etymology: L. pl. n. bronchia, the bronchial tubes; L. fem. suff. -alis, suffix used with the sense of pertaining to; N.L. fem. adj. bronchialis, pertaining to the bronchi, coming from the bronchi.
References: VALIDATION LIST no. 30. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1989, 39, 371. [STACKEBRANDT (E.), SMIDA (J.) and COLLINS (M.D.): Evidence of phylogenetic heterogeneity within the genus Rhodococcus: revival of the genus Gordona (Tsukamura). J. Gen. Appl. Microbiol., 1988, 34, 341-348.]
Validation List no. 30 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

Notes:
1 The original spelling, Gordona (sic) has been corrected by Rainey, Ward-Rainey, and Stackebrandt 1997 in Stackebrandt et al. 1997.
Reference: STACKEBRANDT (E.), RAINEY (F.A.) and WARD-RAINEY (N.L.): Proposal for a new hierarchic classification system, Actinobacteria classis nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1997, 47, 479-491.
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2 In Validation List no. 30, Gordonia bronchialis (Tsukamura 1971) Stackebrandt et al. 1989 is erroneously proposed as a species nova and a nomen revictum.
Reference: EUZÉBY (J.P.) and KUDO (T.): Corrigenda to the Validation Lists. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2001, 51, 1933-1938.
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Gordonia caeni Srinivasan et al. 2012, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain MJ32 = JCM 16923 = KCTC 19771.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: JF806526.
Etymology: L. gen. n. caeni, of sludge.
Reference: SRINIVASAN (S.), PARK (G.), YANG (H.), HWANG (S.), BAE (Y.), JUNG (Y.A.), KIM (M.K.) and LEE (M.): Gordonia caeni sp. nov., isolated from sludge of a sewage disposal plant. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2012, 62, 2703-2709.
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Gordonia cholesterolivorans Drzyzga et al. 2009, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain Chol-3 = CECT 7408 = DSM 45229 = JCM 16227.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EU244645.
Etymology: N.L. n. cholesterol, cholesterol; L. part. adj. vorans, eating, devouring; N.L. part. adj. cholesterolivorans, cholesterol-devouring.
Reference: DRZYZGA (O.), NAVARRO LLORENS (J.M.), FERNÁNDEZ DE LAS HERAS (L.), GARCÍA FERNÁNDEZ (E.) and PERERA (J.): Gordonia cholesterolivorans sp. nov., a cholesterol-degrading actinomycete isolated from sewage sludge. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 1011-1015.
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Gordonia defluvii Soddell et al. 2006, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain J4 = DSM 44981 = NCIMB 14149.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY650265.
Etymology: L. gen. n. defluvii, of sewage.
Reference: SODDELL (J.A.), STAINSBY (F.M.), EALES (K.L.), SEVIOUR (R.J.) and GOODFELLOW (M.): Gordonia defluvii sp. nov., an actinomycete isolated from activated sludge foam. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 2265-2269.
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Gordonia desulfuricans Kim et al. 1999, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain 213E = DSM 44462 = JCM 11762 = NBRC 100010 = NCIMB 40816.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF101416.
Etymology: L. pref. de, from; L. n. sulfur, sulfur; N.L. part. adj. desulfuricans (from N.L. v. desulfurico, to reduce sulfur), reducing sulfur compounds.
Reference: KIM (S.B.), BROWN (R.), OLDFIELD (C.), GILBERT (S.C.) and GOODFELLOW (M.): Gordonia desulfuricans sp. nov., a benzothiophene-desulphurizing actinomycete. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1999, 49, 1845-1851.
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Gordonia effusa Kageyama et al. 2006, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain IFM 10200 = DSM 44810 = JCM 12130 = NBRC 100432.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB162799.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. effusa, poured out, extensive, vast, broad, wide, referring to the spreading colonial growth.
Reference: KAGEYAMA (A.), IIDA (S.), YAZAWA (K.), KUDO (T.), SUZUKI (S.), KOGA (T.), SAITO (H.), INAGAWA (H.), WADA (A.), KROPPENSTEDT (R.M.) and MIKAMI (Y.): Gordonia araii sp. nov. and Gordonia effusa sp. nov., isolated from patients in Japan. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 1817-1821.
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Gordonia hankookensis Park et al. 2009, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain ON-33 = CCUG 57507 = JCM 16947 = KCTC 19599.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: FJ572038.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. hankookensis, of or belonging to Hankook, the Korean name of South Korea from where the type strain was isolated.
Reference: PARK (S.), KANG (S.J.), KIM (W.) and YOON (J.H.): Gordonia hankookensis sp. nov., isolated from soil. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 3172-3175.
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Gordonia hirsuta corrig. Klatte et al. 1996, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain K718a = ATCC 700255 = CCUG 38498 = CIP 105097 = DSM 44140 = IFO (now NBRC) 16056 = JCM 10105.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: X93485.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. hirsuta, shaggy, rough, referring to the rough surfaces of colonies.
Reference: KLATTE (S.), KROPPENSTEDT (R.M.), SCHUMANN (P.), ALTENDORF (K.) and RAINEY (F.A.): Gordona hirsuta sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1996, 46, 876-880.
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Note: The original spelling, Gordona (sic) has been corrected by Rainey, Ward-Rainey, and Stackebrandt 1997 in Stackebrandt et al. 1997.
Reference: STACKEBRANDT (E.), RAINEY (F.A.) and WARD-RAINEY (N.L.): Proposal for a new hierarchic classification system, Actinobacteria classis nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1997, 47, 479-491.
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Gordonia humi Kämpfer et al. 2011, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain CC-12301 = CCM 7727 = DSM 45298 = JCM 17969.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: FN561544.
Etymology: L. gen. n. humi, of/from soil, the source of the type strain.
Reference: KÄMPFER (P.), YOUNG (C.C.), CHU (J.N.), FRISCHMANN (A.), BUSSE (H.J.), ARUN (A.B.), SHEN (F.T.) and REKHA (P.D.): Gordonia humi sp. nov., isolated from soil. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2011, 61, 65-70.
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Gordonia hydrophobica corrig. Bendinger et al. 1995, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain 1610/1b = ATCC 700089 = CCUG 38497 = CIP 104672 = DSM 44015 = IFO (now NBRC) 16057 = JCM 10086.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: X87340.
Etymology: Gr. n. hudôr, water, Gr. n. phobos, fear, dread; L. fem. suff. -ica, suffix used with the sense of pertaining to; N.L. fem. adj. hydrophobica, water avoiding, hydrophobic.
Reference: BENDINGER (B.), RAINEY (F.A.), KROPPENSTEDT (R.M.), MOORMANN (M.) and KLATTE (S.): Gordona hydrophobica sp. nov., isolated from biofilters for waste gas treatment. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1995, 45, 544-548.
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Note: The original spelling, Gordona (sic) has been corrected by Rainey, Ward-Rainey, and Stackebrandt 1997 in Stackebrandt et al. 1997.
Reference: STACKEBRANDT (E.), RAINEY (F.A.) and WARD-RAINEY (N.L.): Proposal for a new hierarchic classification system, Actinobacteria classis nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1997, 47, 479-491.
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Gordonia kroppenstedtii Kim et al. 2009, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain NP8-5 = DSM 45133 = JCM 16948 = KCTC 19360.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AM883151.
Etymology: N.L. gen. n. kroppenstedtii, of Kroppenstedt, in honour of Reiner Michael Kroppenstedt, a German microbiologist, for his enormous contributions to the taxonomy of actinomycetes.
Reference: KIM (K.K.), LEE (K.C.), KLENK (H.P.), OH (H.M.) and LEE (J.S.): Gordonia kroppenstedtii sp. nov., a phenol-degrading actinomycete isolated from a polluted stream. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 1992-1996.
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Gordonia lacunae le Roes et al. 2009, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain BS2 = DSM 45085 = JCM 14873 = NRRL B-24551.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EF151959.
Etymology: L. gen. n. lacunae, of a pool, pond, intended to mean of a lagoon (isolated from sand taken form a lagoon)
References: VALIDATION LIST no. 125. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 1-2. [LE ROES (M.), GOODWIN (C.M.) and MEYERS (P.R.): Gordonia lacunae sp. nov., isolated from an estuary. Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 2008, 31, 17-23.]
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Gordonia malaquae Yassin et al. 2007, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain IMMIB WWCC-22 = CCUG 53555 = DSM 45064 = JCM 14874.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AM406674.
Etymology: L. adj. malus, bad; L. n. aqua, water; N.L. gen. n. malaquae, of bad water, effluent.
Reference: YASSIN (A.F.), SHEN (F.T.), HUPFER (H.), ARUN (A.B.), LAI (W.A.), REKHA (P.D.) and YOUNG (C.C.): Gordonia malaquae sp. nov., isolated from sludge of a wastewater treatment plant. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 1065-1068.
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Gordonia namibiensis Brandão et al. 2002, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain NAM-BN063A = DSM 44568 = JCM 12074 = NCIMB 13800.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF380930.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. namibiensis, of or belonging to Namibia, the origin of the soil sample from which the organism was isolated.
References: VALIDATION LIST no. 85. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2002, 52, 685-690. [BRANDÃO (P.F.B.), MALDONADO (L.A.), WARD (A.C.), BULL (A.T.) and GOODFELLOW (M.): Gordonia namibiensis sp. nov., a novel nitrile metabolising actinomycete recovered from an African sand. Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 2001, 24, 510-515.]
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Note: In the paper by Brandão et al. 2001 and in Validation List no. 85, the type strain NCIMB 13800 is erroneously cited as NCIMB 13780.
Reference: WEISS (N.): Personal communication (October 11, 2002).

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Gordonia neofelifaecis Liu et al. 2011, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain AD-6 = CCTCC AB-209144 = NRRL B-59395.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: FJ938167.
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Neofelis, a zoological genus name which encompasses the clouded leopard Neofelis nebulosa; L. n. faex faecis, faeces; N.L. gen. n. neofelifaecis, of the faeces of a clouded leopard.
Reference: LIU (Y.), GE (F.), CHEN (G.), LI (W.), MA (P.), ZHANG (G.) and ZENG (L.): Gordonia neofelifaecis sp. nov., a cholesterol side-chain-cleaving actinomycete isolated from the faeces of Neofelis nebulosa. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2011, 61, 165-169.
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Gordonia nitida Yoon et al. 2000, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain LE31 = CIP 106722 = DSM 44499 = JCM 11273 = KCTC 0605BP = KCCM 80004 = NBRC 102012.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF148947.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. nitida, bright, shining, glossy, pertaining to the appearance of the colonies.
Reference: YOON (J.H.), LEE (J.J.), KANG (S.S.), TAKEUCHI (M.), SHIN (Y.K.), LEE (S.T.), KANG (K.H.) and PARK (Y.H.): Gordonia nitida sp. nov., a bacterium that degrades 3-ethylpyridine and 3-methylpyridine. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2000, 50, 1203-1210.
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¤ Gordonia alkanivorans Kummer et al. 1999.

Note: According to Arenskötter et al. 2005, Gordonia nitida Yoon et al. 2000 is a later heterotypic synonym of ¤ Gordonia alkanivorans Kummer et al. 1999.
Reference: ARENSKÖTTER (M.), LINOS (A.), SCHUMANN (P.), KROPPENSTEDT (R.M.) and STEINBÜCHEL (A.): Gordonia nitida Yoon et al. 2000 is a later synonym of Gordonia alkanivorans Kummer et al. 1999. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 695-697.
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Gordonia otitidis Iida et al. 2005, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain IFM 10032 = CCUG 52243 = DSM 44809 = JCM 12355 = NBRC 100426.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB122026.
Etymology: Gr. n. ous otos, ear; L. suff. -itis -idis, suffix used in names of inflammations; N.L. gen. n. otitidis, of inflammation of the ear.
Reference: IIDA (S.), TANIGUCHI (H.), KAGEYAMA (A.), YAZAWA (K.), CHIBANA (H.), MURATA (S.), NOMURA (F.), KROPPENSTEDT (R.M.) and MIKAMI (Y.): Gordonia otitidis sp. nov., isolated from a patient with external otitis. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 1871-1876.
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Gordonia paraffinivorans Xue et al. 2003, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain HD321 = AS 4.1730 = DSM 44604 = JCM 12461.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF432348.
Etymology: N.L. n. paraffina, paraffin; L. part. adj. vorans, devouring; N.L. part. adj. paraffinivorans, paraffin-devouring, referring to the ability to degrade paraffin.
Reference: XUE (Y.), SUN (X.), ZHOU (P.), LIU (R.), LIANG (F.) and MA (Y.): Gordonia paraffinivorans sp. nov., a hydrocarbon-degrading actinomycete isolated from an oil-producing well. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2003, 53, 1643-1646.
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Gordonia phosphorivorans Kämpfer et al. 2013, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain Ca8 = CCM 7957 = CCUG 61533 = DSM 45630 = LMG 26648.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: HE574551.
Etymology: L. n. phosphorus, phosphorus; L. part. adj. vorans, devouring; N.L. part. adj. phosphorivorans, phosphorus-devouring.
Reference: KÄMPFER (P.), MARTIN (K.) and DOTT (W.): Gordonia phosphorivorans sp. nov., isolated from a wastewater bioreactor with phosphorus removal. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2013, 63, 230-235.
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Gordonia polyisoprenivorans Linos et al. 1999, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain Kd2 = ATCC BAA-14 = CIP 106350 = DSM 44302 = IFO (now NBRC) 16320 = JCM 10675.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: Y18310.
Etymology: N.L. n. polyisoprenum, polyisoprene; L. part. adj. vorans, devouring; N.L. part. adj. polyisoprenivorans, polyisoprene eating, referring to the ability to degrade polyisoprene.
Reference: LINOS (A.), STEINBÜCHEL (A.), SPRÖER (C.) and KROPPENSTEDT (R.M.): Gordonia polyisoprenivorans sp. nov., a rubber-degrading actinomycete isolated from an automobile tyre. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1999, 49, 1785-1791.
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Gordonia rhizosphera Takeuchi and Hatano 1998, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain 141 = CIP 105727 = DSM 44383 = IFO (now NBRC) 16068 = JCM 10426 = VKM Ac-2072.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB004729.
Etymology: Gr. fem. n. rhiza, root; Gr. fem. n. sphaira, ball, sphere; L. (sic) fem. adj. (sic) rhizosphera (sic), within the sphere of the root (sic).
Reference: TAKEUCHI (M.) and HATANO (K.): Gordonia rhizosphera sp. nov. isolated from the mangrove rhizosphere. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1998, 48, 907-912.
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Gordonia rubripertincta corrig. (Hefferan 1904) Stackebrandt et al. 1989, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain N4 = ATCC 14352 = CCUG 34957 = CIP 104661 = DSM 43197 = JCM 3204 = LMG 5367 = NCIB (now NCIMB) 9664 = NBRC 101908 = VKM Ac-1016.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: X80632.
Basonym: ¤ Rhodococcus rubropertinctus (Hefferan 1904) Tsukamura 1974 (Approved Lists 1980).
Other synonyms: "Bacillus rubropertinctus" Hefferan 1904, "Serratia rubropertincta" (Hefferan 1904) Bergey et al. 1923, "Mycobacterium rubropertinctum" (Hefferan 1904) Ford 1927, "Proactinomyces rubropertinctus" (Hefferan 1904) Reed 1939, "Nocardia rubropertincta" (Hefferan 1904) Waksman and Henrici 1948.
Heterotypic synonym: ¤ Rhodococcus corallinus (Bergey et al. 1923) Goodfellow and Alderson 1977 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: L. adj. ruber -bra -brum, red; L. pref. per, very; L. fem. part. adj. tincta, dyed, colored; N.L. fem. part. adj. rubripertincta, heavily dyed red.
References: VALIDATION LIST no. 30. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1989, 39, 371. [STACKEBRANDT (E.), SMIDA (J.) and COLLINS (M.D.): Evidence of phylogenetic heterogeneity within the genus Rhodococcus: revival of the genus Gordona (Tsukamura). J. Gen. Appl. Microbiol., 1988, 34, 341-348.]
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Notes:
1 The original spelling of the specific epithet, rubropertinctus (sic), has been corrected by Euzéby 1998.
Reference: EUZÉBY (J.P.): Taxonomic note: necessary correction of specific and subspecific epithets according to Rules 12c and 13b of the International Code of Nomenclature of Bacteria (1990 Revision). Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1998, 48, 1073-1075.
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2 The original spelling, Gordona (sic) has been corrected by Rainey, Ward-Rainey, and Stackebrandt 1997 in Stackebrandt et al. 1997.
Reference: STACKEBRANDT (E.), RAINEY (F.A.) and WARD-RAINEY (N.L.): Proposal for a new hierarchic classification system, Actinobacteria classis nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1997, 47, 479-491.
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Gordonia shandongensis Luo et al. 2007, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain SD29 = CGMCC 4.3492 = JCM 13907.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: DQ420167.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. shandongensis, of or belonging to Shandong Province, China, from where the type strain was isolated.
Reference: LUO (H.), GU (Q.), XIE (J.), HU (C.), LIU (Z.) and HUANG (Y.): Gordonia shandongensis sp. nov., isolated from soil in China. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 605-608.
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Gordonia sihwensis Kim et al. 2003, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain SPR2 = DSM 44576 = JCM 13435 = NRRL B-24155.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ416151.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. sihwensis, of or belonging to lake Sihwa in Korea, from where the type strain was recovered.
Reference: KIM (K.K.), LEE (C.S.), KROPPENSTEDT (R.M.), STACKEBRANDT (E.) and LEE (S.T.): Gordonia sihwensis sp. nov., a novel nitrate-reducing bacterium isolated from a wastewater-treatment bioreactor. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2003, 53, 1427-1433.
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Gordonia sinesedis Maldonado et al. 2003, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain J72 = DSM 44455 = JCM 12126 = NCIMB 13802.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF380834.
Etymology: L. prep. sine, without; L. n. sedes -is, dwelling-place, residence, habitation; N.L. gen. (?) n. (?) sinesedis, of homeless (?), intended to mean without home, reflecting the unstable position of the organism in the 16S DNA gordonial tree.
References: VALIDATION LIST no. 93. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2003, 53, 1219-1220. [MALDONADO (L.A.), STAINSBY (F.M.), WARD (A.C.) and GOODFELLOW (M.): Gordonia sinesedis sp. nov., a novel soil isolate. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek, 2003, 83, 75-80.]
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Gordonia soli Shen et al. 2006, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain CC-AB07 = BCRC 16810 = DSM 44995 = JCM 14298.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY995560.
Etymology: L. gen. n. soli, of/from the soil.
Reference: SHEN (F.T.), GOODFELLOW (M.), JONES (A.L.), CHEN (Y.P.), ARUN (A.B.), LAI (W.A.), REKHA (P.D.) and YOUNG (C.C.): Gordonia soli sp. nov., a novel actinomycete isolated from soil. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 2597-2601.
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Gordonia sputi corrig. (Tsukamura 1978) Stackebrandt et al. 1989, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain ATCC 29627 = CCUG 47138 = CIP 100849 = DSM 43896 = IFO (now NBRC) 16049 = JCM 3228 = NBRC 100414.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: X80634.
Basonym: ¤ Rhodococcus sputi Tsukamura 1978 (Approved Lists 1980).
Other synonym: ¤ Rhodococcus sputi (ex Tsukamura 1978) Tsukamura and Yano 1985.
Etymology: L. gen. n. sputi, of sputum.
References: VALIDATION LIST no. 30. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1989, 39, 371. [STACKEBRANDT (E.), SMIDA (J.) and COLLINS (M.D.): Evidence of phylogenetic heterogeneity within the genus Rhodococcus: revival of the genus Gordona (Tsukamura). J. Gen. Appl. Microbiol., 1988, 34, 341-348.]
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Note: The original spelling, Gordona (sic) has been corrected by Rainey, Ward-Rainey, and Stackebrandt 1997 in Stackebrandt et al. 1997.
Reference: STACKEBRANDT (E.), RAINEY (F.A.) and WARD-RAINEY (N.L.): Proposal for a new hierarchic classification system, Actinobacteria classis nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1997, 47, 479-491.
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Gordonia sputi corrig. (Tsukamura1978) Stackebrandt et al. 1989 emend. Tsukamura 1991.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain ATCC 29627 = CIP 100849 = DSM 43896 = IFO (now NBRC) 16049 = JCM 3228.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: X80634.
Basonym: ¤ Rhodococcus sputi Tsukamura 1978 (Approved Lists 1980).
Other synonym: ¤ Rhodococcus sputi (ex Tsukamura 1978) Tsukamura and Yano 1985.
Etymology: L. gen. n. sputi, of sputum.
Reference: TSUKAMURA (M.): Some addenda on the species Gordona sputi (Tsukamura 1978) Stackebrandt et al. 1989, comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1991, 41, 569-570.
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Gordonia sputi corrig. (Tsukamura 1978) Stackebrandt et al. 1989 emend. Riegel et al. 1994.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain ATCC 29627 = CIP 100849 = DSM 43896 = IFO (now NBRC) 16049 = JCM 3228.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: X80634.
Basonym: ¤ Rhodococcus sputi Tsukamura 1978 (Approved Lists 1980).
Other synonym: ¤ Rhodococcus sputi (ex Tsukamura 1978) Tsukamura and Yano 1985.
Etymology: L. gen. n. sputi, of sputum.
Reference: RIEGEL (P.), KAMNE-FOTSO (M.V.), DE BRIEL (D.), PRÉVOST (G.), JEHL (F.), PIÉMONT (Y.) and MONTEIL (H.): Rhodococcus chubuensis Tsukamura 1982 is a later subjective synonym of Gordona sputi (Tsukamura 1978) Stackebrandt 1989 comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1994, 44, 764-768.
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Note: According to Riegel et al. 1994, Gordonia sputi corrig. (Tsukamura 1978) Stackebrandt et al. 1989 is an earlier heterotypic synonym of ¤ Rhodococcus chubuensis Tsukamura 1983.
Reference: RIEGEL (P.), KAMNE-FOTSO (M.V.), DE BRIEL (D.), PRÉVOST (G.), JEHL (F.), PIÉMONT (Y.) and MONTEIL (H.): Rhodococcus chubuensis Tsukamura 1982 is a later subjective synonym of Gordona sputi (Tsukamura 1978) Stackebrandt 1989 comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1994, 44, 764-768.
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Gordonia terrae corrig. (Tsukamura 1971) Stackebrandt et al. 1989, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain ATCC 25594 = CCUG 34959 = CIP 104295 = DSM 43249 = JCM 3206 = JCM 3229 = LMG 5369 = NBRC 100016 = NCTC 10669 = NRRL B-16283 = VKM Ac-1023.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: X79286.
Basonym: ¤ Rhodococcus terrae (Tsukamura 1971) Tsukamura 1974 (Approved Lists 1980).
Other synonym: "Gordona (sic) terrae" Tsukamura 1971.
Etymology: L. gen. n. terrae, of the earth.
References: VALIDATION LIST no. 30. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1989, 39, 371. [STACKEBRANDT (E.), SMIDA (J.) and COLLINS (M.D.): Evidence of phylogenetic heterogeneity within the genus Rhodococcus: revival of the genus Gordona (Tsukamura). J. Gen. Appl. Microbiol., 1988, 34, 341-348.]
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Notes:
1 In Validation List no. 30, Gordonia terrae is erroneously proposed as a nomen revictum.
Reference: EUZÉBY (J.P.) and KUDO (T.): Corrigenda to the Validation Lists. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2001, 51, 1933-1938.
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2 The original spelling, Gordona (sic) has been corrected by Rainey, Ward-Rainey, and Stackebrandt 1997 in Stackebrandt et al. 1997.
Reference: STACKEBRANDT (E.), RAINEY (F.A.) and WARD-RAINEY (N.L.): Proposal for a new hierarchic classification system, Actinobacteria classis nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1997, 47, 479-491.
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Gordonia westfalica Linos et al. 2002, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain Kb2 = CCUG 46924 = DSM 44215 = JCM 11757 = NRRL B-24152.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ312907.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. westfalica, of or belonging to Westfalia, referring to the origin of the species from a geographical area in Germany.
Reference: LINOS (A.), BEREKAA (M.M.), STEINBÜCHEL (A.), KIM (K.K.), SPRÖER (C.) and KROPPENSTEDT (R.M.): Gordonia westfalica sp. nov., a novel rubber-degrading actinomycete. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2002, 52, 1133-1139.
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