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Genus Nannocystis

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: 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).


 

Nannocystis Reichenbach 1970, genus. (Type genus of the suborder ¤ Nannocystineae Reichenbach 2007; type genus of the family ¤ Nannocystaceae Reichenbach 2006).
Type species: ¤ Nannocystis exedens Reichenbach 1970 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: Gr. adj. nannos, dwarf; Gr. fem. n. kustis, bladder; N.L. fem. n. Nannocystis, tiny bag.
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: REICHENBACH (H.): Nannocystis exedens, gen. nov., spec. nov., a new myxobacterium of the family Sorangiaceae. Archiv fur Mikrobiologie, 1970, 70, 119-138.

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Nannocystis exedens Reichenbach 1970, species. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 25963= DSM 71.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB084253.
Etymology: L. v. exedere, to go out, go forth or away, to depart, retire, withdraw; L. part. adj. exedens, retiring; intended to mean eating away, corroding (the agar).
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: REICHENBACH (H.): Nannocystis exedens, gen. nov., spec. nov., a new myxobacterium of the family Sorangiaceae. Archiv fur Mikrobiologie, 1970, 70, 119-138.

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Nannocystis pusilla Reichenbach 2007, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) Na p29 = CIP 109121 = DSM 14622 = JCM 12635.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: FR749907.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. pusilla, tiny.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 115. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 893-897.
Effective publication: REICHENBACH (H.): Genus I. Nannocystis Reichenbach 1970, 137AL. In: D.J. BRENNER, N.R. KRIEG, J.T. STALEY and G. M. GARRITY (editors), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, second edition, vol. 2 (The Proteobacteria), part C (The Alpha-, Beta-, Delta-, and Epsilonproteobacteria), Springer, New York, 2005, pp. 1137-1142.
Validation List no. 115 in IJSEM Online

Note: The type strain CIP 109121 has been provided on request for validation.
Reference: LISTS EDITOR, IJSEM: Validation List no. 115 (footnote w). Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 893-897.
Validation List no. 115 in IJSEM Online

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