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Genus Granulicatella

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: 3
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).


 

Granulicatella Collins and Lawson 2000, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Granulicatella adiacens (Bouvet et al. 1989) Collins and Lawson 2000.
Etymology: L. dim. n. granulum, small grain; L. fem. dim. n. catella, small chain; N.L. fem. dim. n. Granulicatella, small chain of small grains.
Valid publication: COLLINS (M.D.) and LAWSON (P.A.): The genus Abiotrophia (Kawamura et al.) is not monophyletic: proposal of Granulicatella gen. nov., Granulicatella adiacens comb. nov., Granulicatella elegans comb. nov. and Granulicatella balaenopterae comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2000, 50, 365-369.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Granulicatella adiacens (Bouvet et al. 1989) Collins and Lawson 2000, comb. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) GaD = ATCC 49175= CCUG 27637 A = CCUG 27809 = CIP 103243 = DSM 9848 = LMG 14496 = NCTC 13000.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: D50540.
Basonym: ¤ Streptococcus adjacens Bouvet et al. 1989.
Other synonym: ¤ Abiotrophia adiacens (Bouvet et al. 1989) Kawamura et al. 1995.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. adiacens, adjacent, indicating that this organism can grow as satellite colonies adjacent to other bacterial growth.
Valid publication: COLLINS (M.D.) and LAWSON (P.A.): The genus Abiotrophia (Kawamura et al.) is not monophyletic: proposal of Granulicatella gen. nov., Granulicatella adiacens comb. nov., Granulicatella elegans comb. nov. and Granulicatella balaenopterae comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2000, 50, 365-369.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: The spelling of the specific epithet is adiacens in the nomenclatural names Granulicatella adiacens and Abiotophia adiacens, and adjacens in the nomenclatural name Streptococcus adjacens. For more information, see ¤ Abiotrophia adiacens.

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Granulicatella balaenopterae (Lawson et al. 1999) Collins and Lawson 2000, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) M1975/96/1 = ATCC 700813= CCUG 37380 = CIP 105938.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: Y16547.
Basonym: ¤ Abiotrophia balaenopterae Lawson et al. 1999.
Etymology: N.L. gen. n. balaenopterae, pertaining to the minke whale, Balaenoptera acutorostrata, from which the organism was isolated.
Valid publication: COLLINS (M.D.) and LAWSON (P.A.): The genus Abiotrophia (Kawamura et al.) is not monophyletic: proposal of Granulicatella gen. nov., Granulicatella adiacens comb. nov., Granulicatella elegans comb. nov. and Granulicatella balaenopterae comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2000, 50, 365-369.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Granulicatella elegans (Roggenkamp et al. 1999) Collins and Lawson 2000, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) B1333 = ATCC 700633= CCUG 38949 = CIP 105513 = DSM 11693.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF016390.
Basonym: ¤ Abiotrophia elegans Roggenkamp et al. 1999.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. elegans, choice, nice, elegant.
Valid publication: COLLINS (M.D.) and LAWSON (P.A.): The genus Abiotrophia (Kawamura et al.) is not monophyletic: proposal of Granulicatella gen. nov., Granulicatella adiacens comb. nov., Granulicatella elegans comb. nov. and Granulicatella balaenopterae comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2000, 50, 365-369.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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