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Genus Mahella

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").


For a detailed description of this taxon see Bergey’s Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria (BMSAB).


 

Mahella Bonilla Salinas et al. 2004, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Mahella australiensis Bonilla Salinas et al. 2004.
Etymology: N.L. fem. dim. n. Mahella, named in honour of the American microbiologist Professor R.A. Mah, for his important contribution to the taxonomy of anaerobes.
Valid publication: BONILLA SALINAS (M.), FARDEAU (M.L.), THOMAS (P.), CAYOL (J.L.), PATEL (B.K.C.) and OLLIVIER (B.): Mahella australiensis gen. nov., sp. nov., a moderately thermophilic anaerobic bacterium isolated from an Australian oil well. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2004, 54, 2169-2173.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Mahella australiensis Bonilla Salinas et al. 2004, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) 50-1 BON = CIP 107919 = DSM 15567.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY331143, CP002360 (complete genome).
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. australiensis, related to Australia.
Valid publication: BONILLA SALINAS (M.), FARDEAU (M.L.), THOMAS (P.), CAYOL (J.L.), PATEL (B.K.C.) and OLLIVIER (B.): Mahella australiensis gen. nov., sp. nov., a moderately thermophilic anaerobic bacterium isolated from an Australian oil well. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2004, 54, 2169-2173.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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