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Genus Limnobacter

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, including synonyms, cited in this file: 3
Number of subspecies, including synonyms, cited in this file: 0

Classification (Warning: see also the file "Classification of prokaryotes: Introduction").

 

Limnobacter Spring et al. 2001, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Limnobacter thiooxidans Spring et al. 2001.
Etymology: Gr. n. limnos (or limnê), pool of standing water, lake; N.L. masc. n. bacter, rod; N.L. masc. n. Limnobacter, lake rod, referring to the isolation of the type species from lake sediment.
Valid publication: SPRING (S.), KÄMPFER (P.) and SCHLEIFER (K.H.): Limnobacter thiooxidans gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel thiosulfate-oxidizing bacterium isolated from freshwater lake sediment. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2001, 51, 1463-1470.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Limnobacter Spring et al. 2001 emend. Lu et al. 2011.
Reference: LU (H.), SATO (Y.), FUJIMURA (R.), NISHIZAWA (T.), KAMIJO (T.) and OHTA (H.): Limnobacter litoralis sp. nov., a thiosulfate-oxidizing, heterotrophic bacterium isolated from a volcanic deposit, and emended description of the genus Limnobacter. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2011, 61, 404-407.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Limnobacter Spring et al. 2001 emend. Nguyen and Kim 2017.
Reference: NGUYEN, T. M. and KIM, J. 2017. Limnobacter humi sp. nov., a thiosulfate-oxidizing, heterotrophic bacterium isolated from humus soil, and emended description of the genus Limnobacter Spring et al. 2001. J. Microbiol., 55, 508-513.
Original article.

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Limnobacter humi Nguyen and Kim 2017, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) UCM-39=KACC 18574=NBRC 111650.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: KT750338.
Etymology: N/A.
Source: Environmental - soil.
Valid publication: VALIDATION LIST no. 177. List of novel names and novel combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 67 (2017), 3140-3143.
Validation List Online
Effective publication: NGUYEN, T. M. and KIM, J. 2017. Limnobacter humi sp. nov., a thiosulfate-oxidizing, heterotrophic bacterium isolated from humus soil, and emended description of the genus Limnobacter Spring et al. 2001. J. Microbiol., 55, 508-513.
Effective publication Online

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Limnobacter litoralis Lu et al. 2011, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) KP1-19 = CIP 109929 = LMG 24869 = NBRC 105857.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB366174.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. litoralis, of or belonging to the seashore, referring to the supralitoral habitat from which the type strain was isolated.
Valid publication: LU (H.), SATO (Y.), FUJIMURA (R.), NISHIZAWA (T.), KAMIJO (T.) and OHTA (H.): Limnobacter litoralis sp. nov., a thiosulfate-oxidizing, heterotrophic bacterium isolated from a volcanic deposit, and emended description of the genus Limnobacter. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2011, 61, 404-407.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Limnobacter thiooxidans Spring et al. 2001, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) CS-K2 = DSM 13612 = LMG 19593.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ289885.
Etymology: Gr. n. theion (Latin transliteration thium), sulfur; N.L. v. oxido, to oxidize; N.L. part. adj. thiooxidans, oxidizing sulfur.
Valid publication: SPRING (S.), KÄMPFER (P.) and SCHLEIFER (K.H.): Limnobacter thiooxidans gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel thiosulfate-oxidizing bacterium isolated from freshwater lake sediment. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2001, 51, 1463-1470.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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