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Genus Oligosphaera

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Number of species cited in this file: 1
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 0

Classification (Warning: see also the file "Classification of prokaryotes: Introduction").

 

Oligosphaera Qiu et al. 2013, gen. nov. (Type genus of the order ¤ Oligosphaerales Qiu et al. 2013; type genus of the family ¤ Oligosphaeraceae Qiu et al. 2013).
Type species: ¤ Oligosphaera ethanolica Qiu et al. 2013.
Etymology: Gr. adj. oligos, little, not copious, scanty; L. fem. n. sphaera, sphere; N.L. fem. n. Oligosphaera, a spherical bacterium with limited nutritional properties.
Valid publication: QIU (Y.L.), MURAMATSU (M.), HANADA (S.), KAMAGATA (Y.), GUO (R.B.) and SEKIGUCHI (Y.): Oligosphaera ethanolica gen. nov., sp. nov., an anaerobic, carbohydrate-fermenting bacterium isolated from methanogenic sludge, and description of Oligosphaeria classis nov. in the phylum Lentisphaerae. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2013, 63, 533-539.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Oligosphaera ethanolica Qiu et al. 2013, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) 8KG-4 = CGMCC 1.5160 = DSM 24202 = JCM 17152.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB558581.
Etymology: N.L. n. ethanol, ethanol; L. fem. suff. -ica, suffix used with the sense of pertaining to; N.L. fem. adj. ethanolica, belonging to ethanol, referring to ethanol, which is produced by the species.
Valid publication: QIU (Y.L.), MURAMATSU (M.), HANADA (S.), KAMAGATA (Y.), GUO (R.B.) and SEKIGUCHI (Y.): Oligosphaera ethanolica gen. nov., sp. nov., an anaerobic, carbohydrate-fermenting bacterium isolated from methanogenic sludge, and description of Oligosphaeria classis nov. in the phylum Lentisphaerae. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2013, 63, 533-539.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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