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Genus Howardella

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").

 

Howardella Cook et al. 2007, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Howardella ureilytica Cook et al. 2007.
Etymology: N.L. fem. dim. Howardella, to honour the New Zealand microbiologist Bernard Howard, in recognition of his many contributions to anaerobic microbiology.
Valid publication: COOK (A.R.), RILEY (P.W.), MURDOCH (H.), EVANS (P.N.) and McDONALD (I.R.): Howardella ureilytica gen. nov., sp. nov., a Gram-positive, coccoid-shaped bacterium from a sheep rumen. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 2940-2945.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Howardella ureilytica Cook et al. 2007, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) GPC 589 = DSM 15118 = JCM 13267.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: DQ925472.
Etymology: N.L. n. urea, urea; Gr. adj. lutikos, able to dissolve; N.L. adj. lyticus -a -um (from Gr. adj. lutikos -ê -on), able to loosen, able to dissolve; N.L. fem. adj. ureilytica, urea dissolving.
Valid publication: COOK (A.R.), RILEY (P.W.), MURDOCH (H.), EVANS (P.N.) and McDONALD (I.R.): Howardella ureilytica gen. nov., sp. nov., a Gram-positive, coccoid-shaped bacterium from a sheep rumen. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 2940-2945.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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