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Genus Moritella

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: 7
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).


 

Moritella Urakawa et al. 1999, gen. nov. (Type genus of the family ¤ Moritellaceae Ivanova et al. 2004).
Type species: ¤ Moritella marina (Baumann et al. 1984) Urakawa et al. 1999.
Etymology: N.L. fem. dim. n. Moritella, named after Richard Y. Morita to honor his work in marine microbiology.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 69. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1999, 49, 341-342.
Effective publication: URAKAWA (H.), KITA-TSUKAMOTO (K.), STEVEN (S.E.), OHWADA (K.) and COLWELL (R.R.): A proposal to transfer Vibrio marinus (Russell 1891) to a new genus Moritella gen. nov. as Moritella marina comb. nov. FEMS Microbiol. Lett., 1998, 165, 373-378.
Validation List no. 69 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online (Erratum Online)

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Moritella abyssi Xu et al. 2003, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) 2693 = JCM 11436 = LMG 21258.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ252022.
Etymology: L. gen. n. abyssi, of/from the abyss.
Valid publication: XU (Y.), NOGI (Y.), KATO (C.), LIANG (Z.), RÜGER (H.J.), DE KEGEL (D.) and GLANSDORFF (N.): Moritella profunda sp. nov. and Moritella abyssi sp. nov., two psychropiezophilic organisms isolated from deep Atlantic sediments. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2003, 53, 533-538.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Moritella dasanensis Kim et al. 2008, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ArB 0140 = JCM 14759 = KCCM 42845 = KCTC 10814.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EF192283.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. dasanensis, pertaining to the Korean Arctic Dasan station where the type strain was isolated.
Valid publication: KIM (H.J.), PARK (S.), LEE (J.M.), PARK (S.), JUNG (W.), KANG (J.S.), JOO (H.M.), SEO (K.W.) and KANG (S.H.): Moritella dasanensis sp. nov., a psychrophilic bacterium isolated from the Arctic ocean. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 817-820.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Moritella japonica Nogi et al. 1999, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) DSK1 = CIP 106291 = DSM 14879 = JCM 10249.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: D21224.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. japonica, pertaining to the Japan Trench, where this strain originated.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 69. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1999, 49, 341-342.
Effective publication: NOGI (Y.), KATO (C.) and HORIKOSHI (K.): Moritella japonica sp. nov., a novel barophilic bacterium isolated from a Japan Trench sediment. J. Gen. Appl. Microbiol., 1998, 44, 289-295.
Validation List no. 69 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Moritella marina (Baumann et al. 1984) Urakawa et al. 1999, comb. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 15381= CIP 102861 = NCCB 79030 = NCIMB 1144.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB038033.
Basonym: ¤ Vibrio marinus (ex Russell 1892) Baumann et al. 1984.
Other synonym: "Vibrio marinus" (Russell 1892) Ford 1927.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. marina, of or belonging to the sea, marine.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 69. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1999, 49, 341-342.
Effective publication: URAKAWA (H.), KITA-TSUKAMOTO (K.), STEVEN (S.E.), OHWADA (K.) and COLWELL (R.R.): A proposal to transfer Vibrio marinus (Russell 1891) to a new genus Moritella gen. nov. as Moritella marina comb. nov. FEMS Microbiol. Lett., 1998, 165, 373-378.
Validation List no. 69 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online (Erratum Online)

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Moritella profunda Xu et al. 2003, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) 2674 = JCM 11435 = LMG 21259.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ252023.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. profunda, from the deep.
Valid publication: XU (Y.), NOGI (Y.), KATO (C.), LIANG (Z.), RÜGER (H.J.), DE KEGEL (D.) and GLANSDORFF (N.): Moritella profunda sp. nov. and Moritella abyssi sp. nov., two psychropiezophilic organisms isolated from deep Atlantic sediments. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2003, 53, 533-538.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Moritella viscosa (Lunder et al. 2000) Benediktsdóttir et al. 2000, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) NVI 88/478 = ATCC BAA-105 = NCIMB 13584.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ132226.
Basonym: ¤ Vibrio viscosus Lunder et al. 2000.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. viscosa, viscous, sticky, because of its thread-forming, adherent colonies.
Valid publication: BENEDIKTSDÓTTIR (E.), VERDONCK (L.), SPRÖER (C.), HELGASON (S.) and SWINGS (J.): Characterization of Vibrio viscosus and Vibrio wodanis isolated at different geographical locations: a proposal for reclassification of Vibrio viscosus as Moritella viscosa comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2000, 50, 479-488.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Moritella yayanosii Nogi and Kato 1999, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) DB21MT-5 = JCM 10263.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB008797.
Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. yayanosii, of Yayanos, named in honor of American deep-sea biologist Aristides Yayanos.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 71. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1999, 49, 1325-1326.
Effective publication: NOGI (Y.) and KATO (C.): Taxonomic studies of extremely barophilic bacteria isolated from the Mariana Trench and description of Moritella yayanosii sp. nov., a new barophilic bacterial isolate. Extremophiles, 1999, 3, 71-77.
Validation List no. 71 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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