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Genus Microcyclus

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").

 

Microcyclus Ørskov 1928, genus.
Type species: ¤ Microcyclus aquaticus Ørskov 1928 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: Gr. adj. mikros, small; L. masc. n. cyclus, a circle; N.L. masc. n. Microcyclus, a small circle.
Approved Lists reference: SKERMAN (V.B.D.), McGOWAN (V.) and SNEATH (P.H.A.) (editors): Approved Lists of Bacterial Names. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1980, 30, 225-420 (Approved Lists of Bacterial Names in IJSEM Online - Approved Lists of Bacterial Names Amended edition).
Original publication: ØRSKOV (J.): Beschreibung eines neuen Microben, Microcyclus aquaticus, mit eigentümlicher Morphologie. Zentralblatt fur Bakteriologie, Parasitenkunde, Infektionskrankheiten und Hygiene. Abteilung I, 1928, 107, 180-184.

¤ Ancylobacter Raj 1983, gen. nov.

Note: Microcyclus is illegitimate because of precedence of the fungal genus Microcyclus Saccardo 1904 [Rule 51b (4)].
Reference: RAJ (H.D.): Proposal of Ancylobacter gen. nov. as a substitute for the bacterial genus Microcyclus Ørskov 1928. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1983, 33, 397-398.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Microcyclus aquaticus Ørskov 1928, species. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) Ørskov = ATCC 25396= CCUG 1820 = CCUG 30551 = DSM 101 = LMG 4052 = NBRC 102453 = VKM B-1287.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: M62790.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. aquaticus, living, growing, or found in or by the water, aquatic.
Approved Lists reference: SKERMAN (V.B.D.), McGOWAN (V.) and SNEATH (P.H.A.) (editors): Approved Lists of Bacterial Names. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1980, 30, 225-420 (Approved Lists of Bacterial Names in IJSEM Online - Approved Lists of Bacterial Names Amended edition).
Original publication: ØRSKOV (J.): Beschreibung eines neuen Microben, Microcyclus aquaticus, mit eigentümlicher Morphologie. Zentralblatt fur Bakteriologie, Parasitenkunde, Infektionskrankheiten und Hygiene. Abteilung I, 1928, 107, 180-184.

¤ Ancylobacter aquaticus (Ørskov 1928) Raj 1983, comb. nov.

Note: Microcyclus aquaticus is illegitimate because of precedence of the fungal genus Microcyclus Saccardo 1904 [Rule 51b (4)].
Reference: RAJ (H.D.): Proposal of Ancylobacter gen. nov. as a substitute for the bacterial genus Microcyclus Ørskov 1928. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1983, 33, 397-398.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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