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Genus Neptuniibacter

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").

 

Neptuniibacter Arahal et al. 2007, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Neptuniibacter caesariensis Arahal et al. 2007.
Etymology: L. adj. Neptunius, Neptunian, pertaining to Neptune, Roman god of the sea; N.L. masc. n. bacter, a rod; N.L. masc. n. Neptuniibacter, a Neptunian rod, referring to the habitat of the bacteria.
Valid publication: ARAHAL (D.R.), LEKUNBERRI (I.), GONZÁLEZ (J.M.), PASCUAL (J.), PUJALTE (M.J.), PEDRÓS-ALIÓ (C.) and PINHASSI (J.): Neptuniibacter caesariensis gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel marine genome-sequenced gammaproteobacterium. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 1000-1006.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Neptuniibacter Arahal et al. 2007 emend. Chen et al. 2012.
Type species: ¤ Neptuniibacter caesariensis Arahal et al. 2007.
Etymology: L. adj. Neptunius, Neptunian, pertaining to Neptune, Roman god of the sea; N.L. masc. n. bacter, a rod; N.L. masc. n. Neptuniibacter, a Neptunian rod, referring to the habitat of the bacteria.
Reference: CHEN (M.H.), SHEU (S.Y.), CHIU (T.F.) and CHEN (W.M.): Neptuniibacter halophilus sp. nov., isolated from a salt pan, and emended description of the genus Neptuniibacter. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2012, 62, 1104-1109.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Neptuniibacter caesariensis Arahal et al. 2007, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) MED92 = CCUG 52065 = CECT 7075.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY136116.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. caesariensis, pertaining to Caesaria, as the isolate was found close to the Roman city Caesaria maritima, south of Haifa in present day Israel.
Valid publication: ARAHAL (D.R.), LEKUNBERRI (I.), GONZÁLEZ (J.M.), PASCUAL (J.), PUJALTE (M.J.), PEDRÓS-ALIÓ (C.) and PINHASSI (J.): Neptuniibacter caesariensis gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel marine genome-sequenced gammaproteobacterium. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 1000-1006.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Neptuniibacter halophilus Chen et al. 2012, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) antisso-13 = BCRC 80079 = LMG 25378.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: GQ131677.
Etymology: Gr. n. hals halos, salt; Gr. adj. philos, loving; N.L. masc. adj. halophilus, salt-loving.
Valid publication: CHEN (M.H.), SHEU (S.Y.), CHIU (T.F.) and CHEN (W.M.): Neptuniibacter halophilus sp. nov., isolated from a salt pan, and emended description of the genus Neptuniibacter. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2012, 62, 1104-1109.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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