Genus Massilia

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Number of species cited in this file: 24
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 0

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

 

Massilia La Scola et al. 2000, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Massilia timonae La Scola et al. 2000.
Etymology: L. fem. n. Massilia, Latin name of Marseille, France.
References: VALIDATION LIST no. 73. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2000, 50, 423-424. [LA SCOLA (B.), BIRTLES (R.J.), MALLET (M.N.) and RAOULT (D.): Massilia timonae gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from blood of an immunocompromised patient with cerebellar lesions. J. Clin. Microbiol., 1998, 36, 2847-2852.]
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Massilia La Scola et al. 2000 emend. Kämpfer et al. 2011.
Type species: ¤ Massilia timonae La Scola et al. 2000.
Etymology: L. fem. n. Massilia, Latin name of Marseille, France.
Reference: KÄMPFER (P.), LODDERS (N.), MARTIN (K.) and FALSEN (E.): Revision of the genus Massilia La Scola et al. 2000, with an emended description of the genus and inclusion of all species of the genus Naxibacter as new combinations, and proposal of Massilia consociata sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2011, 61, 1528-1533.
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Note: According to Kämpfer et al. 2011, Massilia La Scola et al. 2000 is an earlier heterotypic synonym of ¤ Naxibacter Xu et al. 2005.
Reference: KÄMPFER (P.), LODDERS (N.), MARTIN (K.) and FALSEN (E.): Revision of the genus Massilia La Scola et al. 2000, with an emended description of the genus and inclusion of all species of the genus Naxibacter as new combinations, and proposal of Massilia consociata sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2011, 61, 1528-1533.
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Massilia aerilata Weon et al. 2008, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain 5516S-11 = KACC 12505 = DSM 19289.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EF688526.
Etymology: L. n. aer aeris, air; L. part. adj. latus -a -um, carried; N.L. fem. part. adj. aerilata, airborne.
Reference: WEON (H.Y.), KIM (B.Y.), SON (J.A.), JANG (H.B.), HONG (S.K.), GO (S.J.) and KWON (S.W.): Massilia aerilata sp. nov., isolated from an air sample. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 1422-1425.
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Massilia albidiflava Zhang et al. 2006, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain 45 = CCTCC AB 204071 = CCUG 52214 = KCTC 12343.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY965999.
Etymology: L. adj. albidus, whitish; L. adj. flavus, yellow; N.L. fem. adj. albidiflava, whitish yellow, referring to the colour of the colonies.
Reference: ZHANG (Y.Q.), LI (W.J.), ZHANG (K.Y.), TIAN (X.P.), JIANG (Y.), XU (L.H.), JIANG (C.L.) and LAI (R.): Massilia dura sp. nov., Massilia albidiflava sp. nov., Massilia plicata sp. nov. and Massilia lutea sp. nov., isolated from soils in China. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 459-463.
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Massilia alkalitolerans (Xu et al. 2005) Kämpfer et al. 2011, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain YIM 31775 = CCTCC AA 204003 = CCUG 50882 = KCTC 12194.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY679161.
Basonym: ¤ Naxibacter alkalitolerans Xu et al. 2005.
Etymology: Arabic article al, the; Arabic n. qaliy, ashes of saltwort; French n. alcali, alkali; N.L. n. alkali, alkali; L. part. adj. tolerans, tolerating; N.L. part. adj. alkalitolerans, alkali-tolerating.
Reference: KÄMPFER (P.), LODDERS (N.), MARTIN (K.) and FALSEN (E.): Revision of the genus Massilia La Scola et al. 2000, with an emended description of the genus and inclusion of all species of the genus Naxibacter as new combinations, and proposal of Massilia consociata sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2011, 61, 1528-1533.
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Massilia aurea Gallego et al. 2006, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain AP13 = CCM 7363 = CECT 7142 = DSM 18055 = JCM 13879.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AM231588.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. aurea, golden, referring to the yellowish pigment that the bacterium produces.
Reference: GALLEGO (V.), SÁNCHEZ-PORRO (C.), GARCÍA (M.T.) and VENTOSA (A.): Massilia aurea sp. nov., isolated from drinking water. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 2449-2453.
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Massilia brevitalea Zul et al. 2008, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain byr23-80 = ATCC BAA-1465 = DSM 18925.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EF546777.
Etymology: L. adj. brevis, short; L. fem. n. talea, a rod; N.L. fem. n. brevitalea, a short-rod, referring to the shape of cells.
Reference: ZUL (D.), WANNER (G.) and OVERMANN (J.): Massilia brevitalea sp. nov., a novel betaproteobacterium isolated from lysimeter soil. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 1245-1251.
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Massilia consociata Kämpfer et al. 2011, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain CCM 7792 = CCUG 58010.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: FN814307.
Etymology: L. part. fem. adj. consociata, associated; intended to mean that the organism was associated with a human clinical case.
Reference: KÄMPFER (P.), LODDERS (N.), MARTIN (K.) and FALSEN (E.): Revision of the genus Massilia La Scola et al. 2000, with an emended description of the genus and inclusion of all species of the genus Naxibacter as new combinations, and proposal of Massilia consociata sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2011, 61, 1528-1533.
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Massilia dura Zhang et al. 2006, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain 16 = CCTCC AB 204070 = CCUG 52213 = KCTC 12342.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY965998.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. dura, hard, referring to the nature of the colonies.
Reference: ZHANG (Y.Q.), LI (W.J.), ZHANG (K.Y.), TIAN (X.P.), JIANG (Y.), XU (L.H.), JIANG (C.L.) and LAI (R.): Massilia dura sp. nov., Massilia albidiflava sp. nov., Massilia plicata sp. nov. and Massilia lutea sp. nov., isolated from soils in China. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 459-463.
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Massilia flava Wang et al. 2012, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain Y9 = CGMCC 1.10685 = KCTC 23585.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: HM777013.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. flava, yellow, pertaining to the yellow colony colour.
Reference: WANG (J.), ZHANG (J.), PANG (H.), ZHANG (Y.), LI (Y.) and FAN (J.): Massilia flava sp. nov., isolated from soil. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2012, 62, 580-585.
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Massilia haematophila (Kämpfer et al. 2008) Kämpfer et al. 2011, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain CCM 7480 = CCUG 38318.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AM774589.
Basonym: ¤ Naxibacter haematophilus Kämpfer et al. 2008.
Etymology: Gr. n. haima -atos (Latin transliteration haema -atos), blood; N.L. adj. philus -a -um (from Gr. adj. philos -ê -on), friend, loving; N.L. fem. adj. haematophila, loving blood, referring to the isolation of the type strain from blood.
Reference: KÄMPFER (P.), LODDERS (N.), MARTIN (K.) and FALSEN (E.): Revision of the genus Massilia La Scola et al. 2000, with an emended description of the genus and inclusion of all species of the genus Naxibacter as new combinations, and proposal of Massilia consociata sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2011, 61, 1528-1533.
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Massilia jejuensis Weon et al. 2010, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain 5317J-18 = DSM 21309 = KACC 12634.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: FJ969486.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. jejuensis, of or belonging to Jeju Island, Republic of Korea, where the type strain was found.
Reference: WEON (H.Y.), YOO (S.H.), KIM (S.J.), KIM (Y.S.), ANANDHAM (R.) and KWON (S.W.): Massilia jejuensis sp. nov. and Naxibacter suwonensis sp. nov., isolated from air samples. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 1938-1943.
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Note: The epithet jejuensis, in Massilia jejuensis, is a "N.L. fem. adj.", not a "N.L. masc. adj." as cited in the paper by Weon et al. 2010.

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Massilia kyonggiensis Kim et al. 2014, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) KACC 17471=KEMB 9005-031=JCM 19189.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: KC574383.
Whole-genome sequence accession no. for the type strain: -.
Etymology: -.
Source: Environmental - soil.
Valid publication: KIM, J. 2014. Massilia kyonggiensis sp. nov., isolated from forest soil in Korea.
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Massilia lurida Luo et al. 2013, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain D5 = CGMCC 1.10822 = KCTC 23880.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: HQ839786.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. lurida, pale yellow, sallow.
Reference: LUO (X.), XIE (Q.), WANG (J.), PANG (H.), FAN (J.) and ZHANG (J.): Massilia lurida sp. nov., isolated from soil. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2013, 63, 2118-2123.
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Massilia lutea Zhang et al. 2006, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain 101 = CCTCC AB 204073 = KCTC 12345.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY966001.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. lutea, golden yellow, referring to the colony colour.
Reference: ZHANG (Y.Q.), LI (W.J.), ZHANG (K.Y.), TIAN (X.P.), JIANG (Y.), XU (L.H.), JIANG (C.L.) and LAI (R.): Massilia dura sp. nov., Massilia albidiflava sp. nov., Massilia plicata sp. nov. and Massilia lutea sp. nov., isolated from soils in China. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 459-463.
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Massilia namucuonensis Kong et al. 2013, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain 333-1-0411 = CGMCC 1.11014 = DSM 25159.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: JF799985.
Etymology: N. L. fem. adj. namucuonensis, of or belonging to Namucuo, a place in Tibet Autonomous Region, China, from where the strain was isolated.
Reference: KONG (B.H.), LI (Y.H.), LIU (M.), LIU (Y.), LI (C.L.), LIU (L.), YANG (Z.W.) and YU (R.): Massilia namucuonensis sp. nov., isolated from a soil sample. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2013, 63, 352-357.
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Massilia niabensis Weon et al. 2009, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain 5420S-26 = DSM 21312 = KACC 12632.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EU808006.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. niabensis, pertaining to NIAB, the National Institute of Agricultural Biotechnology, where taxonomic studies of the type strain were conducted.
Reference: WEON (H.Y.), KIM (B.Y.), HONG (S.B.), JEON (Y.A.), KOO (B.S.), KWON (S.W.) and STACKEBRANDT (E.): Massilia niabensis sp. nov. and Massilia niastensis sp. nov., isolated from air samples. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 1656-1660.
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Massilia niastensis Weon et al. 2009, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain 5516S-1 = DSM 21313 = KACC 12599.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EU808005.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. niastensis, pertaining to NIAST, the National Institute of Agricultural Science and Technology, where taxonomic studies of the type strain were conducted.
Reference: WEON (H.Y.), KIM (B.Y.), HONG (S.B.), JEON (Y.A.), KOO (B.S.), KWON (S.W.) and STACKEBRANDT (E.): Massilia niabensis sp. nov. and Massilia niastensis sp. nov., isolated from air samples. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 1656-1660.
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Massilia oculi Kämpfer et al. 2012, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain CCM 7900 = CCUG 43427A.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: FR773700.
Etymology: L. n. oculusi, an eye; L. gen. n. oculi, of the eye, the source of the type strain.
Reference: KÄMPFER (P.), LODDERS (N.), MARTIN (K.) and FALSEN (E.): Massilia oculi sp. nov., isolated from a human clinical specimen. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2012, 62, 364-369.
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Massilia plicata Zhang et al. 2006, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain 76 = CCTCC AB 204072 = KCTC 12344.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY966000.
Etymology: L. part. fem. adj. plicata, folded, coiled, referring to the nature of the colonies.
Reference: ZHANG (Y.Q.), LI (W.J.), ZHANG (K.Y.), TIAN (X.P.), JIANG (Y.), XU (L.H.), JIANG (C.L.) and LAI (R.): Massilia dura sp. nov., Massilia albidiflava sp. nov., Massilia plicata sp. nov. and Massilia lutea sp. nov., isolated from soils in China. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 459-463.
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Massilia suwonensis (Weon et al. 2010) Kämpfer et al. 2011, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain 5414S-25 = DSM 21311 = KACC 12635.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: FJ969487.
Basonym: ¤ Naxibacter suwonensis Weon et al. 2010.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. suwonensis, of or belonging to Suwon region, Republic of Korea, where the type strain was found.
Reference: KÄMPFER (P.), LODDERS (N.), MARTIN (K.) and FALSEN (E.): Revision of the genus Massilia La Scola et al. 2000, with an emended description of the genus and inclusion of all species of the genus Naxibacter as new combinations, and proposal of Massilia consociata sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2011, 61, 1528-1533.
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Massilia tieshanensis Du et al. 2012, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain TS3 = CCTCC AB 2010202 = KACC 14940.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: HM130516.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. tieshanensis, of or belonging to Tieshan, referring to the isolation of the type strain from mine soil in Tieshan, China.
Reference: DU (Y.), YU (X.) and WANG (G.): Massilia tieshanensis sp. nov., isolated from mining soil. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2012, 62, 2356-2362.
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Massilia timonae La Scola et al. 2000, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain UR/MT95 = CCUG 45783 = CIP 105350.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: U54470.
Etymology: N.L. gen. n. timonae, of Timone, because the organism was isolated from a patient at l'Hôpital de la Timone (Marseille).
References: VALIDATION LIST no. 73. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2000, 50, 423-424. [LA SCOLA (B.), BIRTLES (R.J.), MALLET (M.N.) and RAOULT (D.): Massilia timonae gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from blood of an immunocompromised patient with cerebellar lesions. J. Clin. Microbiol., 1998, 36, 2847-2852.]
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Massilia timonae La Scola et al. 2000 emend. Lindquist et al. 2003.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain UR/MT95 = CCUG 45783 = CIP 105350.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: U54470.
Etymology: N.L. gen. n. timonae, of Timone, because the organism was isolated from a patient at l'Hôpital de la Timone (Marseille).
References: List of Changes in Taxonomic Opinion no. 1. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 7-8. [LINDQUIST (D.), MURRILL (D.), BURRAN (W.P.), WINANS (G.), JANDA (J.M.) and PROBERT (W.): Characteristics of Massilia timonae and Massilia timonae-like isolates from human patients, with an emended description of the species. J. Clin. Microbiol., 2003, 41, 192-196.]
List of Changes in Taxonomic Opinion no. 1 in IJSEM Online - Original article Online

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Massilia umbonata Rodríguez et al. 2014, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) LP01=CECT 7753=DSM 26121.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: HM053474.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. umbonata, umbonate from L. masc. n. umbo -nis a shield boss, referring to its colony morphology, resembling an embossed shield.
Source: Environmental - soil.
Reference: RODRÍGUEZ-DÍAZ, M., CERRONE, F., SÁNCHEZ-PEINADO, M., SANTACRUZ-CALVO, L., POZO, C. and LÓPEZ, J. G. 2014. Massilia umbonata sp. nov., able to accumulate poly-β-hydroxybutyrate, isolated from a sewage sludge compost-soil microcosm. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 64, 131-137.
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Massilia varians (Kämpfer et al. 2008) Kämpfer et al. 2011, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain CCM 7478 = CCUG 35299.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AM774587.
Basonym: ¤ Naxibacter varians Kämpfer et al. 2008.
Etymology: L. part. adj. varians, varying, pertaining to the variable results in biochemical tests.
Reference: KÄMPFER (P.), LODDERS (N.), MARTIN (K.) and FALSEN (E.): Revision of the genus Massilia La Scola et al. 2000, with an emended description of the genus and inclusion of all species of the genus Naxibacter as new combinations, and proposal of Massilia consociata sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2011, 61, 1528-1533.
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Massilia yuzhufengensis Shen et al. 2013, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain Y1243-1 = CGMCC 1.12041 = KACC 16569.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: JQ409016.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. yuzhufengensis, of or belonging to Yuzhufeng Glacier, Tibetan Plateau, China, where the type strain was isolated.
Reference: SHEN (L.), LIU (Y.), WANG (N.), YAO (T.), JIAO (N.), LIU (H.), ZHOU (Y.), XU (B.) and LIU (X.): Massilia yuzhufengensis sp. nov., isolated from an ice core. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2013, 63,1285-1290.
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