Genus Limnobacter

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Number of species cited in this file: 2
Number of subspecies 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.
Reference: 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.
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.
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

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Limnobacter litoralis Lu et al. 2011, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain 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.
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

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Limnobacter thiooxidans Spring et al. 2001, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain 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.
Reference: 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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