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Genus Hellea

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Number of species cited in this file: 1
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 0

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

 

Hellea Alain et al. 2008, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Hellea balneolensis Alain et al. 2008.
Etymology: L. fem. n. Helle, a sea goddess in Greek mythology; N.L. fem. n. Hellea, named after Helle in reference to the marine origin of the first strain.
Valid publication: ALAIN (K.), TINDALL (B.J.), INTERTAGLIA (L.), CATALA (P.) and LEBARON (P.): Hellea balneolensis gen. nov., sp. nov., a prosthecate alphaproteobacterium from the Mediterranean Sea. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 2511-2519.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Hellea balneolensis Alain et al. 2008, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) 26III/A02/215 = OOB 269 = DSM 19091 = CIP 109500.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY576758.
Etymology: M.L. n. Balneola, the ancient name of Banyuls-sur-mer; N.L. fem. adj. balneolensis, pertaining to Balneola, from where the type strain was isolated.
Valid publication: ALAIN (K.), TINDALL (B.J.), INTERTAGLIA (L.), CATALA (P.) and LEBARON (P.): Hellea balneolensis gen. nov., sp. nov., a prosthecate alphaproteobacterium from the Mediterranean Sea. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 2511-2519.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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