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Genus Mobiluncus

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: 2
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 2

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).


 

Mobiluncus Spiegel and Roberts 1984, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Mobiluncus curtisii Spiegel and Roberts 1984.
Etymology: L. adj. mobilis, movable, mobile; L. masc. n. uncus, a hook; N.L. masc. n. Mobiluncus, a motile curved rod.
Valid publication: SPIEGEL (C.A.) and ROBERTS (M.): Mobiluncus gen. nov., Mobiluncus curtisii subsp. curtisii sp. nov., Mobiluncus curtisii subsp. holmesii subsp. nov., and Mobiluncus mulieris sp. nov., curved rods from the human vagina. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1984, 34, 177-184.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Mobiluncus Spiegel and Roberts 1984 emend. Hoyles et al. 2004.
Type species: ¤ Mobiluncus curtisii Spiegel and Roberts 1984.
Etymology: L. adj. mobilis, movable, mobile; L. masc. n. uncus, a hook; N.L. masc. n. Mobiluncus, a motile curved rod.
References: List of Changes in Taxonomic Opinion no. 1. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 7-8. [HOYLES (L.), COLLINS (M.D.), FALSEN (E.), NIKOLAITCHOUK (N.) and McCARTNEY (A.L.): Transfer of members of the genus Falcivibrio to the genus Mobiluncus, and emended descriptions of the genus Mobiluncus. Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 2004, 27, 72-83.]
List of Changes in Taxonomic Opinion no. 1 in IJSEM Online - Original article Online

Note: According to Hoyles et al. 2004, Mobiluncus Spiegel and Roberts 1984 is an earlier heterotypic synonym of ¤ Falcivibrio Hammann et al. 1984.
References: List of Changes in Taxonomic Opinion no. 1. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 7-8. [HOYLES (L.), COLLINS (M.D.), FALSEN (E.), NIKOLAITCHOUK (N.) and McCARTNEY (A.L.): Transfer of members of the genus Falcivibrio to the genus Mobiluncus, and emended descriptions of the genus Mobiluncus. Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 2004, 27, 72-83.]
List of Changes in Taxonomic Opinion no. 1 in IJSEM Online - Original article Online

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Mobiluncus curtisii Spiegel and Roberts 1984, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) BV345-16 = ATCC 35241= CCUG 21018 = NCTC 11656.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ318408.
Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. curtisii, of Curtis, named after A.H. Curtis, who isolated the first strain.
Valid publication: SPIEGEL (C.A.) and ROBERTS (M.): Mobiluncus gen. nov., Mobiluncus curtisii subsp. curtisii sp. nov., Mobiluncus curtisii subsp. holmesii subsp. nov., and Mobiluncus mulieris sp. nov., curved rods from the human vagina. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1984, 34, 177-184.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Mobiluncus curtisii Spiegel and Roberts 1984 emend. Hoyles et al. 2004.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) BV345-16 = ATCC 35241= CCUG 21018 = NCTC 11656.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ318408.
Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. curtisii, of Curtis, named after A.H. Curtis, who isolated the first strain.
References: List of Changes in Taxonomic Opinion no. 1. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 7-8. [HOYLES (L.), COLLINS (M.D.), FALSEN (E.), NIKOLAITCHOUK (N.) and McCARTNEY (A.L.): Transfer of members of the genus Falcivibrio to the genus Mobiluncus, and emended descriptions of the genus Mobiluncus. Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 2004, 27, 72-83.]
List of Changes in Taxonomic Opinion no. 1 in IJSEM Online - Original article Online

Note: According to Hoyles et al. 2004, Mobiluncus curtisii Spiegel and Roberts 1984 is an earlier heterotypic synonym of ¤ Falcivibrio vaginalis Hammann et al. 1984. These authors also propose to abandon the subspecies division (Mobiluncus curtisii subsp. curtisii Spiegel and Roberts 1984, and Mobiluncus curtisii subsp. holmesii Spiegel and Roberts 1984) within Mobiluncus curtisii Spiegel and Roberts 1984.
References: List of Changes in Taxonomic Opinion no. 1. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 7-8. [HOYLES (L.), COLLINS (M.D.), FALSEN (E.), NIKOLAITCHOUK (N.) and McCARTNEY (A.L.): Transfer of members of the genus Falcivibrio to the genus Mobiluncus, and emended descriptions of the genus Mobiluncus. Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 2004, 27, 72-83.]
List of Changes in Taxonomic Opinion no. 1 in IJSEM Online - Original article Online

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Mobiluncus curtisii subsp. curtisii Spiegel and Roberts 1984, subsp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) BV345-16 = ATCC 35241= CCUG 21018 = NCTC 11656.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ318408.
Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. curtisii, of Curtis, named after A.H. Curtis, who isolated the first strain.
Valid publication: SPIEGEL (C.A.) and ROBERTS (M.): Mobiluncus gen. nov., Mobiluncus curtisii subsp. curtisii sp. nov., Mobiluncus curtisii subsp. holmesii subsp. nov., and Mobiluncus mulieris sp. nov., curved rods from the human vagina. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1984, 34, 177-184.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: See ¤ Mobiluncus curtisii.

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Mobiluncus curtisii subsp. holmesii Spiegel and Roberts 1984, subsp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) BV376-6 = ATCC 35242= CCUG 17762 = LMG 7786 = NCTC 11657.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ427624.
Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. holmesii, of Holmes, named after K.K. Holmes, a researcher of sexually transmitted diseases.
Valid publication: SPIEGEL (C.A.) and ROBERTS (M.): Mobiluncus gen. nov., Mobiluncus curtisii subsp. curtisii sp. nov., Mobiluncus curtisii subsp. holmesii subsp. nov., and Mobiluncus mulieris sp. nov., curved rods from the human vagina. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1984, 34, 177-184.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: See ¤ Mobiluncus curtisii.

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Mobiluncus mulieris Spiegel and Roberts 1984, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) SV17J = ATCC 35243= CCUG 20071 = LMG 7787 = NCTC 11658.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ318410.
Etymology: L. n. mulier -eris, a woman, a female; L. gen. n. mulieris, of a woman.
Valid publication: SPIEGEL (C.A.) and ROBERTS (M.): Mobiluncus gen. nov., Mobiluncus curtisii subsp. curtisii sp. nov., Mobiluncus curtisii subsp. holmesii subsp. nov., and Mobiluncus mulieris sp. nov., curved rods from the human vagina. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1984, 34, 177-184.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Mobiluncus mulieris Spiegel and Roberts 1984 emend. Hoyles et al. 2004.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) SV17J = ATCC 35243= CCUG 20071 = LMG 7787 = NCTC 11658.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ318410.
Etymology: L. n. mulier -eris, a woman, a female; L. gen. n. mulieris, of a woman.
References: List of Changes in Taxonomic Opinion no. 1. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 7-8. [HOYLES (L.), COLLINS (M.D.), FALSEN (E.), NIKOLAITCHOUK (N.) and McCARTNEY (A.L.): Transfer of members of the genus Falcivibrio to the genus Mobiluncus, and emended descriptions of the genus Mobiluncus. Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 2004, 27, 72-83.]
List of Changes in Taxonomic Opinion no. 1 in IJSEM Online - Original article Online

Note: According to Hoyles et al. 2004, Mobiluncus mulieris Spiegel and Roberts 1984 is an earlier heterotypic synonym of ¤ Falcivibrio grandis Hammann et al. 1984.
References: List of Changes in Taxonomic Opinion no. 1. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 7-8. [HOYLES (L.), COLLINS (M.D.), FALSEN (E.), NIKOLAITCHOUK (N.) and McCARTNEY (A.L.): Transfer of members of the genus Falcivibrio to the genus Mobiluncus, and emended descriptions of the genus Mobiluncus. Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 2004, 27, 72-83.]
List of Changes in Taxonomic Opinion no. 1 in IJSEM Online - Original article Online

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