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Genus Marichromatium

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: 5
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).


 

Marichromatium Imhoff et al. 1998, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Marichromatium gracile (Strzeszewski 1913) Imhoff et al. 1998.
Recommended three-letter abbreviation: Mch. (see the file ¤ "Three-letter code for abbreviations of generic names").
Etymology: L. n. mare -is, the sea; N.L. neut. n. Chromatium, a genus name; N.L. neut. n. Marichromatium, the Chromatium of the sea, the truly marine Chromatium.
Valid publication: IMHOFF (J.F.), SÜLING (J.) and PETRI (R.): Phylogenetic relationships among the Chromatiaceae, their taxonomic reclassification and description of the new genera Allochromatium, Halochromatium, Isochromatium, Marichromatium, Thiococcus, Thiohalocapsa and Thermochromatium. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1998, 48, 1129-1143.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Marichromatium bheemlicum Anil Kumar et al. 2007, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) JA124 = ATCC BAA-1316 = JCM 13911.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AM180952.
Etymology: N.L. neut. adj. bheemlicum, pertaining to Bheemli, the place from which the type strain was isolated.
Valid publication: ANIL KUMAR (P.), SASI JYOTHSNA (T.S.), SRINIVAS (T.N.R.), SASIKALA (C.), RAMANA (C.V.) and IMHOFF (J.F.): Marichromatium bheemlicum sp. nov., a non-diazotrophic, photosynthetic gammaproteobacterium from a marine aquaculture pond. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 1261-1265.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Marichromatium fluminis Sucharita et al. 2010, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) JA418 = KCTC 5717 = NBRC 105221.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: FM210274.
Etymology: L. n. flumen -inis, a river; L. gen. n. fluminis, of a river, referring to the isolation of the type strain from sediment of the Baitarani River, located in Kalibanj forest, Orissa, India.
Valid publication: SUCHARITA (K.), SHIVA KUMAR (E.), SASIKALA (C.), PANDA (B.B.), TAKAICHI (S.) and RAMANA (C.V.): Marichromatium fluminis sp. nov., a slightly alkaliphilic, phototrophic gammaproteobacterium isolated from river sediment. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 1103-1107.
Original article in IJSEM Online

¤ Phaeochromatium fluminis (Sucharita et al. 2010) Shivali et al. 2012, comb. nov.

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Marichromatium gracile (Strzeszewski 1913) Imhoff et al. 1998, comb. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) 8611 = DSM 203.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: X93473.
Basonym: ¤ Chromatium gracile Strzeszewski 1913 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: L. neut. adj. gracile, thin, slender.
Valid publication: IMHOFF (J.F.), SÜLING (J.) and PETRI (R.): Phylogenetic relationships among the Chromatiaceae, their taxonomic reclassification and description of the new genera Allochromatium, Halochromatium, Isochromatium, Marichromatium, Thiococcus, Thiohalocapsa and Thermochromatium. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1998, 48, 1129-1143.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Marichromatium indicum Arunasri et al. 2005, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) JA100 = ATCC BAA-741 = DSM 15907 = JCM 12653.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ543328.
Etymology: L. neut. adj. indicum, Indian, pertaining to India, the country in which the type strain was isolated.
Valid publication: ARUNASRI (K.), SASIKALA (C.), RAMANA (C.V.), SÜLING (J.) and IMHOFF (J.F.): Marichromatium indicum sp. nov., a novel purple sulfur gammaproteobacterium from mangrove soil of Goa, India. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 673-679.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Marichromatium purpuratum (Imhoff and Trüper 1980) Imhoff et al. 1998, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) 984 = BN 5500 = DSM 1591.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ224439.
Basonym: ¤ Chromatium purpuratum Imhoff and Trüper 1980.
Etymology: L. neut. adj. purpuratum, clad in purple, dressed in purple.
Valid publication: IMHOFF (J.F.), SÜLING (J.) and PETRI (R.): Phylogenetic relationships among the Chromatiaceae, their taxonomic reclassification and description of the new genera Allochromatium, Halochromatium, Isochromatium, Marichromatium, Thiococcus, Thiohalocapsa and Thermochromatium. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1998, 48, 1129-1143.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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