Genus Oligella

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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").

 

Oligella Rossau et al. 1987, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Oligella urethralis (Lautrop et al. 1970) Rossau et al. 1987.
Etymology: Gr. adj. oligos, little, not copious, scanty; L. dim. ending -ella, little; N.L. fem. dim. n. Oligella, intended to mean a small bacterium with limited nutritional properties.
Reference: ROSSAU (R.), KERSTERS (K.), FALSEN (E.), JANTZEN (E.), SEGERS (P.), UNION (A.), NEHLS (L.) and DE LEY (J.): Oligella, a new genus including Oligella urethralis comb. nov. (formerly Moraxella urethralis) and Oligella ureolytica sp. nov. (formerly CDC group IVe): relationship to Taylorella equigenitalis and related taxa. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1987, 37, 198-210.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Oligella ureolytica Rossau et al. 1987, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain ATCC 43534 = CDC C379 = CCUG 1465 Aa = CIP 103114 = LMG 6519.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ251912.
Etymology: N.L. n. urea, urea; N.L. adj. lyticus -a -um (from Gr. adj. lutikos -ê -on), able to loosen, able to dissolve; N.L. fem. adj. ureolytica, dissolving (hydrolyzing) urea.
Reference: ROSSAU (R.), KERSTERS (K.), FALSEN (E.), JANTZEN (E.), SEGERS (P.), UNION (A.), NEHLS (L.) and DE LEY (J.): Oligella, a new genus including Oligella urethralis comb. nov. (formerly Moraxella urethralis) and Oligella ureolytica sp. nov. (formerly CDC group IVe): relationship to Taylorella equigenitalis and related taxa. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1987, 37, 198-210.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: Oligella ureolytica Rossau et al. 1987 was previously known as CDC group IVe.

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Oligella urethralis (Lautrop et al. 1970) Rossau et al. 1987, comb. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain ATCC 17960 = CDC 7603 = CCUG 13463 = CCUG 37823 = CIP 103116 = DSM 7531 = IFO (now NBRC) 14589 = JCM 20913 = LMG 5303 = LMG 1015 = NCTC 12964.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF133538.
Basonym: ¤ Moraxella urethralis Lautrop et al. 1970 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: L. n. urethra, the excretory canal of the urine, the urethra; L. fem. suff. -alis, suffix denoting pertaining to; N.L. fem. adj. urethralis, of or pertaining to the urethra.
Reference: ROSSAU (R.), KERSTERS (K.), FALSEN (E.), JANTZEN (E.), SEGERS (P.), UNION (A.), NEHLS (L.) and DE LEY (J.): Oligella, a new genus including Oligella urethralis comb. nov. (formerly Moraxella urethralis) and Oligella ureolytica sp. nov. (formerly CDC group IVe): relationship to Taylorella equigenitalis and related taxa. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1987, 37, 198-210.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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