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Genus Microlunatus

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: 8
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).


 

Microlunatus Nakamura et al. 1995, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Microlunatus phosphovorus Nakamura et al. 1995.
Etymology: Gr. adj. mikros, small; L. masc. adj. lunatus, half-moon-shaped, crescent-shaped; N.L. masc. n. Microlunatus, small moon-like microorganism.
Valid publication: NAKAMURA (K.), HIRAISHI (A.), YOSHIMI (Y.), KAWAHARASAKI (M.), MASUDA (K.) and KAMAGATA (Y.): Microlunatus phosphovorus gen. nov., sp. nov., a new gram-positive polyphosphate-accumulating bacterium isolated from activated sludge. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1995, 45, 17-22.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: The gender of the genus name is not given by Nakamura et al. 1995. However, according to Rule 65 (2), Microlunatus must be in the masculine gender.

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Microlunatus aurantiacus Wang et al. 2008, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) YIM 45721 = CCTCC AB 206067 = DSM 18424 = JCM 16548.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EF601828.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. aurantiacus, orange-coloured, referring to the orange colour of the colonies.
Valid publication: WANG (Y.X.), CAI (M.), ZHI (X.Y.), ZHANG (Y.Q.), TANG (S.K.), XU (L.H.), CUI (X.L.) and LI (W.J.): Microlunatus aurantiacus sp. nov., a novel actinobacterium isolated from a rhizosphere soil sample. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 1873-1877.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Microlunatus endophyticus Tuo et al. 2016, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) S3Af-1=DSM 100019=CGMCC 4.7306.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: KT749873.
Etymology: Gr. pref. endo, within; Gr. neutr. phyton, plant; L. masc. suff. -icus, adjectival suffix used with the sense of belonging to; N.L. masc. adj. endophyticus, within plant, endophytic, pertaining to the original isolation from plant tissues.
Source: Plant.
Valid publication: TUO, L., LI, J., LIU, S. W., LIU, Y., HU, L., CHEN, L., JIANG, M. G. and SUN, C. H. 2016. Microlunatus endophyticus sp. nov., an endophytic actinobacterium isolated from bark of Bruguiera sexangula. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 66, 481-486.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Microlunatus ginsengisoli Cui et al. 2007, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) Gsoil 633 = DSM 17942 = JCM 15306 = KCTC 13940.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB245389.
Etymology: N.L. n. ginsengum, ginseng; L. n. solum, soil; N.L. gen. n. ginsengisoli, of soil of a ginseng field, the source of the type strain.
Valid publication: CUI (Y.S.), IM (W.T.), YIN (C.R.), YANG (D.C.) and LEE (S.T.): Microlunatus ginsengisoli sp. nov., isolated from soil of a ginseng field. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 713-716.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Microlunatus nigridraconis Zhang et al. 2016, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) CPCC 203993=DSM 29529=NBRC 110715=KCTC 29689.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: KT694343.
Whole-genome sequence accession no. for the type strain: .
Etymology: L. adj. niger, black; L. n. draco, dragon; N.L. gen. n. nigridraconis, of a black dragon, referring to the Heilong (meaning Black Dragon) Mountain in China from whose slope the type strain was isolated.
Source: Environmental - soil.
Valid publication: ZHANG, C. F., AI, M. J., ZHAO, L. L., LIU, H. Y., YU, L. Y. and ZHANG, Y. Q. 2016. Microlunatus nigridraconis sp. nov., an actinobacterium from rhizosphere soil. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 66, 3614-3618.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Microlunatus panaciterrae An et al. 2008, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) Gsoil 954 = DSM 18662 = JCM 16016 = KCTC 13058.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB271051.
Etymology: N.L. n. Panax -acis, scientific name for ginseng; L. n. terra, soil; N.L. gen. n. panaciterrae, of soil of a ginseng field.
Valid publication: AN (D.S.), IM (W.T.) and YOON (M.H.): Microlunatus panaciterrae sp. nov. a β-glucosidase-producing bacterium isolated from soil in a ginseng field. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 2734-2738.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Microlunatus parietis Kämpfer et al. 2010, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) 12-Be-011 = CCM 7636 = DSM 22083.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: FN556016.
Etymology: L. gen. n. parietis, of the wall of a house.
Valid publication: KÄMPFER (P.), SCHÄFER (J.), LODDERS (N.)  and MARTIN (K.): Microlunatus parietis sp. nov., isolated from an indoor wall. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 2420-2423.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Microlunatus phosphovorus Nakamura et al. 1995, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) NM-1 = ATCC 700054= CIP 104466 = DSM 10555 = HAMBI 2303 = JCM 9379 = NBRC 101784 = VKM Ac-1990.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: Z78207.
Etymology: L. n. phosphorus (from Gr. n. phōsphoros, the light-bringer), the morning-star and, in chemistry, phosphorus; L. masc. suff. -vorus, devouring; N.L. masc. adj. phophovorus, intended to mean phosphorus-accumulating (sic) microorganism.
Valid publication: NAKAMURA (K.), HIRAISHI (A.), YOSHIMI (Y.), KAWAHARASAKI (M.), MASUDA (K.) and KAMAGATA (Y.): Microlunatus phosphovorus gen. nov., sp. nov., a new gram-positive polyphosphate-accumulating bacterium isolated from activated sludge. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1995, 45, 17-22.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Microlunatus soli Kämpfer et al. 2010, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) CC-12602 = CC-012602 = CCM 7685 = DSM 21800.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: FJ807672.
Etymology: L. gen. n. soli, of soil, the source of the type strain.
Valid publication: KÄMPFER (P.), YOUNG (C.C.), BUSSE (H.J.), CHU (J.N.), SCHUMANN (P.), ARUN (A.B.), SHEN (F.T.) and REKHA (P.D.): Microlunatus soli sp. nov., isolated from soil. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 824-827.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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