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Genus Labrys

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: 8
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).


 

Labrys Vasilyeva and Semenov 1985, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Labrys monachus corrig. Vasilyeva and Semenov 1985.
Etymology: N.L. masc. n. Labrys (from Gr. n. labrus), double-headed ax, an organism resembling a double-headed ax by the shape of the cell.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 18. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1985, 35, 375-376.
Effective publication: VASILYEVA (L.V.) and SEMENOV (A.M.): Labrys monahos, a new budding prosthecate bacterium with radial symmetry. (In Russian). Mikrobiologiya, 1984, 53, 85-92.
Validation List no. 18 in IJSEM Online

Labrys Vasilyeva and Semenov 1985 emend. Islam et al. 2007.
Type species: ¤ Labrys monachus corrig. Vasilyeva and Semenov 1985.
Etymology: N.L. masc. n. Labrys (from Gr. n. labrus), double-headed ax, an organism resembling a double-headed ax by the shape of the cell.
Reference: ISLAM (M.S.), KAWASAKI (H.), NAKAGAWA (Y.), HATTORI (T.) and SEKI (T.): Labrys okinawensis sp. nov. and Labrys miyagiensis sp. nov., budding bacteria isolated from rhizosphere habitats in Japan, and emended descriptions of the genus Labrys and Labrys monachus. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 552-557.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: In the paper by Islam et al. 2007, the name Labrys is cited as Labrys Vasil'eva and Semenov 1985.

Labrys Vasilyeva and Semenov 1985 emend. Albert et al. 2010.
Type species: ¤ Labrys monachus corrig. Vasilyeva and Semenov 1985.
Etymology: N.L. masc. n. Labrys (from Gr. n. labrus), double-headed ax, an organism resembling a double-headed ax by the shape of the cell.
Reference: ALBERT (R.A.), WAAS (N.E.), LANGER (S.), PAVLONS (S.C.), FELDNER (J.L.), ROSSELLÓ-MORA (R.), and BUSSE (H.J.): Labrys wisconsinensis sp. nov., a budding bacterium isolated from Lake Michigan water, and emended description of the genus Labrys. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 1570-1576.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: In the paper by Albert et al. 2010, the name Labrys is cited as Labrys Vasil'eva and Semenov 1985.

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Labrys methylaminiphilus Miller et al. 2005, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) JLW10 = ATCC BAA-1080 = DSM 16812 = JCM 21796.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB236172.
Etymology: N.L. n. methyl, the methyl radical; N.L. n. aminum, the amine group; N.L. adj. philus -a -um (from Gr. adj. philos -ê -on), friend, loving; N.L. masc. adj. methylaminiphilus, methylamine-loving, referring to the methylamine-utilizing activity of the bacterium.
Valid publication: MILLER (J.A.), KALYUZHNAYA (M.G.), NOYES (E.), LARA (J.C.), LIDSTROM (M.E.) and CHISTOSERDOVA (L.): Labrys methylaminiphilus sp. nov., a novel facultatively methylotrophic bacterium from a freshwater lake sediment. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 1247-1253.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Labrys miyagiensis Islam et al. 2007, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) G24103 = NBRC 101365 = NCIMB 14143.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB236170.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. miyagiensis, referring to Miyagi, the prefecture in Japan where the bacterium was first isolated.
Valid publication: ISLAM (M.S.), KAWASAKI (H.), NAKAGAWA (Y.), HATTORI (T.) and SEKI (T.): Labrys okinawensis sp. nov. and Labrys miyagiensis sp. nov., budding bacteria isolated from rhizosphere habitats in Japan, and emended descriptions of the genus Labrys and Labrys monachus. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 552-557.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Labrys monachus corrig. Vasilyeva and Semenov 1985, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) 42 = ATCC 43932= DSM 5896 = JCM 21795 = VKM B-1479.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ535707.
Etymology: N.L. adj. monachus (from Gr. adj. monachos), unique, single.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 18. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1985, 35, 375-376.
Effective publication: VASILYEVA (L.V.) and SEMENOV (A.M.): Labrys monahos, a new budding prosthecate bacterium with radial symmetry. (In Russian). Mikrobiologiya, 1984, 53, 85-92.
Validation List no. 18 in IJSEM Online

Note: The original spelling, Labrys monahos (sic), has been corrected by the Associate Editor, IJSB 1985.
Reference: ASSOCIATE EDITOR, IJSB: Validation List no. 18 (footnote d). Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1985, 35, 375-376.
Validation List no. 18 in IJSEM Online

Labrys monachus corrig. Vasilyeva and Semenov 1985 emend. Islam et al. 2007.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) 42 = ATCC 43932= DSM 5896 = JCM 21795 = VKM B-1479.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ535707.
Etymology: N.L. adj. monachus (from Gr. adj. monachos), unique, single.
Reference: ISLAM (M.S.), KAWASAKI (H.), NAKAGAWA (Y.), HATTORI (T.) and SEKI (T.): Labrys okinawensis sp. nov. and Labrys miyagiensis sp. nov., budding bacteria isolated from rhizosphere habitats in Japan, and emended descriptions of the genus Labrys and Labrys monachus. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 552-557.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: In the paper by Islam et al. 2007, the name Labrys monachus is cited as Labrys monachus Vasil'eva and Semenov 1985.

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Labrys neptuniae Chou et al. 2007, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) Liujia-146 = BCRC 17578 = LMG 23578.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: DQ417335.
Etymology: N.L. gen. n. neptuniae, of Neptunia, named because the type strain was isolated from Neptunia oleracea.
Valid publication: CHOU (Y.J.), ELLIOTT (G.N.), JAMES (E.K.), LIN (K.Y.), CHOU (J.H.), SHEU (S.Y.), SHEU (D.S.), SPRENT (J.I.) and CHEN (W.M.): Labrys neptuniae sp. nov., isolated from root nodules of the aquatic legume Neptunia oleracea. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 577-581.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Labrys okinawensis Islam et al. 2007, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) DSM 18385 = MAFF 210191.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB236169.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. okinawensis, referring to Okinawa, the province in Japan where the bacterium was first isolated.
Valid publication: ISLAM (M.S.), KAWASAKI (H.), NAKAGAWA (Y.), HATTORI (T.) and SEKI (T.): Labrys okinawensis sp. nov. and Labrys miyagiensis sp. nov., budding bacteria isolated from rhizosphere habitats in Japan, and emended descriptions of the genus Labrys and Labrys monachus. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 552-557.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Labrys portucalensis Carvalho et al. 2008, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) F11 = DSM 17916 = LMG 23412.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY362040.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. portucalensis, referring to Portugal, from where the bacterium was isolated.
Valid publication: CARVALHO (M.F.), DE MARCO (P.), DUQUE (A.F.), PACHECO (C.C.), JANSSEN (D.B.) and CASTRO (P.M.L.): Labrys portucalensis sp. nov., a fluorobenzene-degrading bacterium isolated from an industrially contaminated sediment in northern Portugal. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 692-698.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: The specific epithet portucalensis is a neo-Latin adjective, not a Latin adjective as cited in the paper by Carvalho et al. 2008.

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Labrys soli Nguyen et al. 2015, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) DCY64=KCTC 32173=JCM 19895.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: JX315532.
Etymology: L. neut. gen. n. soli, of soil, the source of the type strain.
Source: Plant.
Valid publication: NGUYEN, N. L., KIM, Y. J., HOANG, V. A., KANG, J. P., WANG, C., ZHANG, J., KANG, C. H. and YANG, D. C. 2015. Labrys soli sp. nov., isolated from the rhizosphere of ginseng. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 65, 3913-3919.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Labrys wisconsinensis Albert et al. 2010, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) W1215-PCA4 = DSM 19619 = NRRL B-51088.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EF382666.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. wisconsinensis, referring to Wisconsin, the state in the USA where the bacterium was isolated.
Valid publication: ALBERT (R.A.), WAAS (N.E.), LANGER (S.), PAVLONS (S.C.), FELDNER (J.L.), ROSSELLÓ-MORA (R.), and BUSSE (H.J.): Labrys wisconsinensis sp. nov., a budding bacterium isolated from Lake Michigan water, and emended description of the genus Labrys. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 1570-1576.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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