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Genus Lentisphaera

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: 3
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).


 

Lentisphaera Cho et al. 2004, gen. nov. (Type genus of the order ¤ Lentisphaerales Cho et al. 2004; type genus of the family ¤ Lentisphaeraceae Cho and Hedlund 2012).
Type species: ¤ Lentisphaera araneosa Cho et al. 2004.
Etymology: L. adj. lentus, sticky; L. fem. n. sphaera, sphere; N.L. fem. n. Lentisphaera, a sticky sphere.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 98. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2004, 54, 1005-1006.
Effective publication: CHO (J.C.), VERGIN (K.L.), MORRIS (R.M.) and GIOVANNONI (S.J.): Lentisphaera araneosa gen. nov., sp. nov., a transparent exopolymer producing marine bacterium, and the description of a novel bacterial phylum, Lentisphaerae. Environ. Microbiol., 2004, 6, 611-621.
Validation List no. 98 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

Lentisphaera Cho et al. 2004 emend. Choi et al. 2013.
Type species: ¤ Lentisphaera araneosa Cho et al. 2004.
Etymology: L. adj. lentus, sticky; L. fem. n. sphaera, sphere; N.L. fem. n. Lentisphaera, a sticky sphere.
Reference: CHOI (A.), YANG (S.J.), RHEE (K.H.) and CHO (J.C.): Lentisphaera marina sp. nov., and emended description of the genus Lentisphaera. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2013, 63,1540-1544.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Lentisphaera araneosa Cho et al. 2004, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) HTCC2155 = ATCC BAA-859 = KCTC 12141.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY390428.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. araneosa, similar to cobwebs, pertaining to the morphology of transparent exopolymer particles produced by the strain.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 98. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2004, 54, 1005-1006.
Effective publication: CHO (J.C.), VERGIN (K.L.), MORRIS (R.M.) and GIOVANNONI (S.J.): Lentisphaera araneosa gen. nov., sp. nov., a transparent exopolymer producing marine bacterium, and the description of a novel bacterial phylum, Lentisphaerae. Environ. Microbiol., 2004, 6, 611-621.
Validation List no. 98 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Lentisphaera marina Choi et al. 2013, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) IMCC11369 = KCTC 23780 = NBRC 108776.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: JN175275.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. marina, of the sea, marine.
Valid publication: CHOI (A.), YANG (S.J.), RHEE (K.H.) and CHO (J.C.): Lentisphaera marina sp. nov., and emended description of the genus Lentisphaera. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2013, 63,1540-1544.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Lentisphaera profundi Choi et al. 2015, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) SAORIC-696=NBRC 110692=KCTC 42681.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: KR108286.
Etymology: L. gen. n. profundi, of the depths of the sea, of the deep-sea.
Source: Environmental - marine.
Valid publication: CHOI, A., SONG, J., JOUNG, Y., KOGURE, K. and CHO, J. C. 2015. Lentisphaera profundi sp. nov., isolated from deep-sea water. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 65, 4186-4190.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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