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Genus Oxalophagus

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).


 

Oxalophagus Collins et al. 1994, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Oxalophagus oxalicus (Dehning and Schink 1990) Collins et al. 1994.
Etymology: Gr. n. oxalis, wood sorrel (from which the name of oxalic acid is derived); Gr. masc. n. phagos, glutton; N.L. masc. n. Oxalophagus, oxalate eater.
Valid publication: COLLINS (M.D.), LAWSON (P.A.), WILLEMS (A.), CORDOBA (J.J.), FERNANDEZ-GARAYZABAL (J.), GARCIA (P.), CAI (J.), HIPPE (H.) and FARROW (J.A.E.): The phylogeny of the genus Clostridium: proposal of five new genera and eleven new species combinations. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1994, 44, 812-826.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Oxalophagus oxalicus (Dehning and Schink 1990) Collins et al. 1994, comb. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) Alt Ox1 = ATCC 49686= DSM 5503.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: Y14581.
Basonym: ¤ Clostridium oxalicum Dehning and Schink 1990.
Etymology: N.L. n. acidum oxalicum, oxalic acid; N.L. masc. adj. oxalicus, referring to the metabolism of oxalic acid.
Valid publication: COLLINS (M.D.), LAWSON (P.A.), WILLEMS (A.), CORDOBA (J.J.), FERNANDEZ-GARAYZABAL (J.), GARCIA (P.), CAI (J.), HIPPE (H.) and FARROW (J.A.E.): The phylogeny of the genus Clostridium: proposal of five new genera and eleven new species combinations. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1994, 44, 812-826.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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