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Genus Holospora

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: 6
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).


 

Holospora (ex Hafkine 1890) Gromov and Ossipov 1981, gen. nov., nom. rev. (Type genus of the family ¤ Holosporaceae Görtz and Schmidt 2006).
Type species: ¤ Holospora undulata (ex Hafkine 1890) Gromov and Ossipov 1981.
Synonym: "Holospora" Hafkine 1890.
Etymology: Gr. adj. holos -ê -on, whole, entire, complete in all its parts; Gr. fem. n. spora, seed (in biology, a spore);N.L. fem. n. Holospora, whole spore.
Valid publication: GROMOV (B.V.) and OSSIPOV (D.V.): Holospora (ex Hafkine 1890) nom. rev., a genus of bacteria inhabiting the nuclei of paramecia. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1981, 31, 348-352.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Holospora (ex Hafkine 1890) Preer and Preer 1982, gen. nov., nom. rev.
Type species: ¤ Holospora elegans (ex Hafkine 1890) Preer and Preer 1982.
Synonym: "Holospora" Hafkine 1890.
Etymology: Gr. adj. holos -ê -on, whole, entire, complete in all its parts; Gr. fem. n. spora, seed (in biology, a spore);N.L. fem. n. Holospora, whole spore.
Valid publication: PREER Jr. (J.R.) and PREER (L.B.): Revival of names of protozoan endosymbionts and proposal of Holospora caryophila nom. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1982, 32, 140-141.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: Holospora (ex Hafkine 1890) Preer and Preer 1982 is illegitimate because it is a later homonym of Holospora (ex Hafkine 1890) Gromov and Ossipov 1981.

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Holospora caryophila (ex Preer et al. 1974) Preer and Preer 1982, nom. rev., comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) the type strain is carried in strain 562 of Paramecium biaurelia (= ATCC 30694.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: not found.
Synonym: "Cytophaga caryophila" Preer et al. 1974.
Etymology: G. n. karuon, nut, kernel (in biology, nucleus); N.L. fem. adj. phila (from Gr. fem. adj. philê), friend, loving; N.L. fem. adj. caryophila, nucleus loving.
Valid publication: PREER Jr. (J.R.) and PREER (L.B.): Revival of names of protozoan endosymbionts and proposal of Holospora caryophila nom. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1982, 32, 140-141.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Notes:
1 In violation of Rule 34a, Preer and Preer 1982 revive Holospora caryophila as a nomen novum.
2 The strain ATCC 30694is not available in the ATCC.
Reference: YARZA (P.), SPRÖER (C.), SWIDERSKI (J.), MROTZEK (N.), SPRING (S.), TINDALL (B.J.), GRONOW (S.), PUKALL (R.), KLENK (H.P.), LANG (E.), VERBARG (S.), CROUCH (A.), LILBURN (T.), BECK (B.), UNOSSON (C.), CARDEW (S.), MOORE (E.R.B.), GOMILA (M.), NAKAGAWA (Y.), JANSSENS (D.), DE VOS (P.), PEIREN (J.), SUTTELS (T.), CLERMONT (D.), BIZET (C.), SAKAMOTO (M.), IIDA (T.), KUDO (T.), KOSAKO (Y.), OSHIDA (Y.), OHKUMA (M.), ARAHAL (D.R.), SPIECK (E.), POMMERENING ROESER (A.), FIGGE (M.), PARK (D.), BUCHANAN (P.), CIFUENTES (A.), MUNOZ (R.), EUZEBY (J.P.), SCHLEIFER (K.H.), LUDWIG (W.), AMANN (R.), GLÖCKNER (F.O.) and RÓSSELLO-MÓRA (R.): Sequencing orphan species initiative (SOS): Filling the gaps in the 16S rRNA gene sequence database for all species with validly published names. Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 2013, 36, 69-73.
Publication online

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Holospora elegans (ex Hafkine 1890) Preer and Preer 1982, sp. nov., nom. rev. (Type species of the genus Holospora (ex Hafkine 1890) Preer and Preer 1982).
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) C101 (the accession number refers to protozoan strains carrying the endosymbionts).
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: not found.
Synonym: "Holospora elegans" Hafkine 1890.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. elegans, choice, elegant.
Valid publication: PREER Jr. (J.R.) and PREER (L.B.): Revival of names of protozoan endosymbionts and proposal of Holospora caryophila nom. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1982, 32, 140-141.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: The type strain is currently not available from a recognized culture collection.
Reference: YARZA (P.), SPRÖER (C.), SWIDERSKI (J.), MROTZEK (N.), SPRING (S.), TINDALL (B.J.), GRONOW (S.), PUKALL (R.), KLENK (H.P.), LANG (E.), VERBARG (S.), CROUCH (A.), LILBURN (T.), BECK (B.), UNOSSON (C.), CARDEW (S.), MOORE (E.R.B.), GOMILA (M.), NAKAGAWA (Y.), JANSSENS (D.), DE VOS (P.), PEIREN (J.), SUTTELS (T.), CLERMONT (D.), BIZET (C.), SAKAMOTO (M.), IIDA (T.), KUDO (T.), KOSAKO (Y.), OSHIDA (Y.), OHKUMA (M.), ARAHAL (D.R.), SPIECK (E.), POMMERENING ROESER (A.), FIGGE (M.), PARK (D.), BUCHANAN (P.), CIFUENTES (A.), MUNOZ (R.), EUZEBY (J.P.), SCHLEIFER (K.H.), LUDWIG (W.), AMANN (R.), GLÖCKNER (F.O.) and RÓSSELLO-MÓRA (R.): Sequencing orphan species initiative (SOS): Filling the gaps in the 16S rRNA gene sequence database for all species with validly published names. Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 2013, 36, 69-73.
Publication online

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Holospora obtusa (ex Hafkine 1890) Gromov and Ossipov 1981, sp. nov., nom. rev.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) the type is the original description and illustration of Hafkine (Ann. Inst. Pasteur Paris, 1890, 4, 148-162.). Clone M-115 of Paramecium caudatum containing Holospora obtusa in its macronuclei has been deposited in the culture collection of the Laboratory of Invertebrate Zoology, Biological Research Institute, Leningrad University.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: not found.
Synonym: "Holospora obtusa" Hafkine 1890.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. obtusa, obtuse, blunt.
Valid publication: GROMOV (B.V.) and OSSIPOV (D.V.): Holospora (ex Hafkine 1890) nom. rev., a genus of bacteria inhabiting the nuclei of paramecia. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1981, 31, 348-352.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: The type strain is currently not available from a recognized culture collection.
Reference: YARZA (P.), SPRÖER (C.), SWIDERSKI (J.), MROTZEK (N.), SPRING (S.), TINDALL (B.J.), GRONOW (S.), PUKALL (R.), KLENK (H.P.), LANG (E.), VERBARG (S.), CROUCH (A.), LILBURN (T.), BECK (B.), UNOSSON (C.), CARDEW (S.), MOORE (E.R.B.), GOMILA (M.), NAKAGAWA (Y.), JANSSENS (D.), DE VOS (P.), PEIREN (J.), SUTTELS (T.), CLERMONT (D.), BIZET (C.), SAKAMOTO (M.), IIDA (T.), KUDO (T.), KOSAKO (Y.), OSHIDA (Y.), OHKUMA (M.), ARAHAL (D.R.), SPIECK (E.), POMMERENING ROESER (A.), FIGGE (M.), PARK (D.), BUCHANAN (P.), CIFUENTES (A.), MUNOZ (R.), EUZEBY (J.P.), SCHLEIFER (K.H.), LUDWIG (W.), AMANN (R.), GLÖCKNER (F.O.) and RÓSSELLO-MÓRA (R.): Sequencing orphan species initiative (SOS): Filling the gaps in the 16S rRNA gene sequence database for all species with validly published names. Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 2013, 36, 69-73.
Publication online

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Holospora obtusa (ex Hafkine 1890) Preer and Preer 1982, sp. nov., nom. rev.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) C103 (the accession number refers to protozoan strains carrying the endosymbionts).
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: not found.
Synonym: "Holospora obtusa" Hafkine 1890.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. obtusa, obtuse, blunt.
Valid publication: PREER Jr. (J.R.) and PREER (L.B.): Revival of names of protozoan endosymbionts and proposal of Holospora caryophila nom. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1982, 32, 140-141.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: Holospora obtusa (ex Hafkine 1890) Preer and Preer 1982 is illegitimate because it is a later homonym of Holospora obtusa (ex Hafkine 1890) Gromov and Ossipov 1981.

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Holospora undulata (ex Hafkine 1890) Gromov and Ossipov 1981, sp. nov., nom. rev. (Type species of the genus Holospora (ex Hafkine 1890) Gromov and Ossipov 1981).
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) the type is the original description and illustration of Hafkine (Ann. Inst. Pasteur Paris, 1890, 4, 148-162.). Clone M1-48 of Paramecium caudatum containing Holospora undulata in its micronuclei has been deposited in the culture collection of the Laboratory of Invertebrate Zoology, Biological Research Institute, Leningrad University.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: not found.
Synonym: "Holospora undulata" Hafkine 1890.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. undulata, undulated, diversified as with waves.
Valid publication: GROMOV (B.V.) and OSSIPOV (D.V.): Holospora (ex Hafkine 1890) nom. rev., a genus of bacteria inhabiting the nuclei of paramecia. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1981, 31, 348-352.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: The type strain is currently not available from a recognized culture collection.
Reference: YARZA (P.), SPRÖER (C.), SWIDERSKI (J.), MROTZEK (N.), SPRING (S.), TINDALL (B.J.), GRONOW (S.), PUKALL (R.), KLENK (H.P.), LANG (E.), VERBARG (S.), CROUCH (A.), LILBURN (T.), BECK (B.), UNOSSON (C.), CARDEW (S.), MOORE (E.R.B.), GOMILA (M.), NAKAGAWA (Y.), JANSSENS (D.), DE VOS (P.), PEIREN (J.), SUTTELS (T.), CLERMONT (D.), BIZET (C.), SAKAMOTO (M.), IIDA (T.), KUDO (T.), KOSAKO (Y.), OSHIDA (Y.), OHKUMA (M.), ARAHAL (D.R.), SPIECK (E.), POMMERENING ROESER (A.), FIGGE (M.), PARK (D.), BUCHANAN (P.), CIFUENTES (A.), MUNOZ (R.), EUZEBY (J.P.), SCHLEIFER (K.H.), LUDWIG (W.), AMANN (R.), GLÖCKNER (F.O.) and RÓSSELLO-MÓRA (R.): Sequencing orphan species initiative (SOS): Filling the gaps in the 16S rRNA gene sequence database for all species with validly published names. Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 2013, 36, 69-73.
Publication online

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Holospora undulata (ex Hafkine 1890) Preer and Preer 1982, sp. nov., nom. rev.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) C204 (the accession number refers to protozoan strains carrying the endosymbionts).
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: not found.
Synonym: "Holospora undulata" Hafkine 1890.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. undulata, undulated, diversified as with waves.
Valid publication: PREER Jr. (J.R.) and PREER (L.B.): Revival of names of protozoan endosymbionts and proposal of Holospora caryophila nom. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1982, 32, 140-141.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: Holospora undulata (ex Hafkine 1890) Preer and Preer 1982 is illegitimate because it is a later homonym of Holospora undulata (ex Hafkine 1890) Gromov and Ossipov 1981.

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