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Genus Holophaga

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: 1
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).


 

Holophaga Liesack et al. 1995, gen. nov. (Type genus of the order ¤ Holophagales Fukunaga et al. 2008; type genus of the family ¤ Holophagaceae Fukunaga et al. 2008).
Type species: ¤ Holophaga foetida Liesack et al. 1995.
Etymology: Gr. adj. holos, entire; Gr. v. phagein, to eat; N.L. fem. n. Holophaga, eating all.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 52. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1995, 45, 197-198.
Effective publication: LIESACK (W.), BAK (F.), KREFT (J.U.) and STACKEBRANDT (E.): Holophaga foetida gen. nov., sp. nov., a new, homoacetogenic bacterium degrading methoxylated aromatic compounds. Arch. Microbiol., 1994, 162, 85-90.
Validation List no. 52 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Holophaga foetida Liesack et al. 1995, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) TMBS4 = DSM 6591.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: X77215.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. foetida, stinking, fetid, here referring to the production of malodorous methanethiol and dimethlysulfide.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 52. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1995, 45, 197-198.
Effective publication: LIESACK (W.), BAK (F.), KREFT (J.U.) and STACKEBRANDT (E.): Holophaga foetida gen. nov., sp. nov., a new, homoacetogenic bacterium degrading methoxylated aromatic compounds. Arch. Microbiol., 1994, 162, 85-90.
Validation List no. 52 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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