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Genus Owenweeksia

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).


 

Owenweeksia Lau et al. 2005, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Owenweeksia hongkongensis Lau et al. 2005.
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Owenweeksia, named after Owen B. Weeks, who did a lot of work in the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s on Flavobacterium, Cytophaga and related species.
Valid publication: LAU (K.W.K.), NG (C.Y.M.), REN (J.), LAU (S.C.L.), QIAN (P.Y.), WONG (P.K.), T. C. LAU (T.C.) and WU (M.): Owenweeksia hongkongensis gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel marine bacterium of the phylum 'Bacteroidetes'. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 1051-1057.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Luteibaculum Lau et al. 2005 emend. Shahina et al. 2013.
Reference: SHAHINA, M., HAMEED, A., LIN, S.-Y., LAI, W.-A., LIU, Y.-C., HSU, Y.-H. and YOUNG, C.-C. 2013. Luteibaculum oceani gen. nov., sp. nov., a carotenoid-producing, lipolytic bacterium isolated from surface seawater, and emended description of the genus Owenweeksia Lau et al. 2005. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 63, 4765-4770.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Owenweeksia hongkongensis Lau et al. 2005, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) UST20020801 = DSM 17368 = JCM 12287 = NRRL B-23963.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB125062, CP003156 (complete genome).
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. hongkongensis, pertaining to Hong Kong.
Valid publication: LAU (K.W.K.), NG (C.Y.M.), REN (J.), LAU (S.C.L.), QIAN (P.Y.), WONG (P.K.), T. C. LAU (T.C.) and WU (M.): Owenweeksia hongkongensis gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel marine bacterium of the phylum 'Bacteroidetes'. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 1051-1057.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Owenweeksia hongkongensis Lau et al. 2005 emend. Zhou et al. 2013.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) UST20020801 = DSM 17368 = JCM 12287 = NRRL B-23963.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB125062, CP003156 (complete genome).
Etymology: .
Reference: ZHOU (Y.), SU (J.), LAI (Q.), LI (X.), YANG (X.), DONG (P.) and ZHENG (T.): Phaeocystidibacter luteus gen. nov., sp. nov., a member of the family Cryomorphaceae isolated from the marine alga Phaeocystis globosa, and emended description of Owenweeksia hongkongensis. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2013, 63, 1143-1148.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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