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Genus Ornithobacterium

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: 1
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).


 

Ornithobacterium Vandamme et al. 1994, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Ornithobacterium rhinotracheale Vandamme et al. 1994.
Etymology: Gr. n. ornis -ithos, bird; L. neut. n. bacterium, rod; N.L. neut. n. Ornithobacterium, bird bacterium, because it was first isolated from birds.
Valid publication: VANDAMME (P.), SEGERS (P.), VANCANNEYT (M.), VAN HOVE (K.), MUTTERS (R.), HOMMEZ (J.), DEWHIRST (F.), PASTER (B.), KERSTERS (K.), FALSEN (E.), DEVRIESE (L.A.), BISGAARD (M.), HINZ (K.H.) and MANNHEIM (W.): Ornithobacterium rhinotracheale gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from the avian respiratory tract. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1994, 44, 24-37.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Ornithobacterium rhinotracheale Vandamme et al. 1994, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 51463= CCUG 23171 = CIP 104009 = LMG 9086 = MCCM 01774.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: U87101.
Etymology: Gr. n. rhis rhinos, nose, nostril; L. n. trachia, windpipe; L. neut. adj. suff. -ale, suffix denoting pertaining to; N.L. neut. adj. rhinotracheale, relating to the nostrils and windpipe, because the organism was first isolated there.
Valid publication: VANDAMME (P.), SEGERS (P.), VANCANNEYT (M.), VAN HOVE (K.), MUTTERS (R.), HOMMEZ (J.), DEWHIRST (F.), PASTER (B.), KERSTERS (K.), FALSEN (E.), DEVRIESE (L.A.), BISGAARD (M.), HINZ (K.H.) and MANNHEIM (W.): Ornithobacterium rhinotracheale gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from the avian respiratory tract. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1994, 44, 24-37.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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