Genus Hirschia

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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").

 

Hirschia Schlesner et al. 1990, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Hirschia baltica Schlesner et al. 1990.
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Hirschia, honoring Peter Hirsch, a German microbiologist, who is an expert on budding and hyphal bacteria.
Reference: SCHLESNER (H.), BARTELS (C.), SITTIG (M.), DORSCH (M.) and STACKEBRANDT (E.): Taxonomic and phylogenetic studies on a new taxon of budding hyphal Proteobacteria, Hirschia baltica gen. nov., sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1990, 40, 443-451.
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Hirschia Schlesner et al. 1990 emend. Park and Yoon 2013.
Type species: ¤ Hirschia baltica Schlesner et al. 1990.
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Hirschia, honoring Peter Hirsch, a German microbiologist, who is an expert on budding and hyphal bacteria.
Reference: PARK (S.) and YOON (J.H.): Hirschia litorea sp. nov., isolated from seashore sediment, and emended description of the genus Hirschia. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2013, 63, 1684-1689.
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Hirschia baltica Schlesner et al. 1990, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain ATCC 49814 = DSM 5838 = IFAM 1418.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ421782.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. baltica, pertaining to the Baltic Sea.
Reference: SCHLESNER (H.), BARTELS (C.), SITTIG (M.), DORSCH (M.) and STACKEBRANDT (E.): Taxonomic and phylogenetic studies on a new taxon of budding hyphal Proteobacteria, Hirschia baltica gen. nov., sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1990, 40, 443-451.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Hirschia litorea Park and Yoon 2013, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain M-M23 = CCUG 62793 = KCTC 32081.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: JQ995780.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. litorea, belonging to the seashore.
Reference: PARK (S.) and YOON (J.H.): Hirschia litorea sp. nov., isolated from seashore sediment, and emended description of the genus Hirschia. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2013, 63, 1684-1689.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Hirschia maritima Kang and Lee 2009, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain GSW-2 = DSM 19733 = JCM 14974.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: FM202386.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. maritima, of the sea, marine, maritime.
Reference: KANG (H.S.) and LEE (S.D.): Hirschia maritima sp. nov., isolated from seawater. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 2264-2268.
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