Genus Pelistega

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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").

 

Pelistega Vandamme et al. 1998, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Pelistega europaea Vandamme et al. 1998.
Etymology: Gr. n. peleia, pigeon; Gr. fem. n. stegê (or stega), roof, chamber, house; N.L. fem. n. Pelistega, refers to the bacteria living in pigeons.
Reference: VANDAMME (P.), SEGERS (P.), RYLL (M.), HOMMEZ (J.), VANCANNEYT (M.), COOPMAN (R.), DE BAERE (R.), VAN DE PEER (Y.), KERSTERS (K.), DE WACHTER (R.) and HINZ (K.H.): Pelistega europaea gen. nov., sp. nov., a bacterium associated with respiratory disease in pigeons: taxonomic structure and phylogenetic allocation. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1998, 48, 431-440.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Pelistega europaea Vandamme et al. 1998, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain Hommez N57 = ATCC 700725 = CCUG 39967 = CIP 105809 = CIP 105842 = LMG 10982.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: Y11890.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. europaea, of or belonging to Europe, because the first collection of strains was isolated in different European countries.
Reference: VANDAMME (P.), SEGERS (P.), RYLL (M.), HOMMEZ (J.), VANCANNEYT (M.), COOPMAN (R.), DE BAERE (R.), VAN DE PEER (Y.), KERSTERS (K.), DE WACHTER (R.) and HINZ (K.H.): Pelistega europaea gen. nov., sp. nov., a bacterium associated with respiratory disease in pigeons: taxonomic structure and phylogenetic allocation. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1998, 48, 431-440.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Pelistega indica Prakash et al. 2014, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) HM-7=MCC 2185=DSM 27484.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: KF692037.
Whole-genome sequence accession no. for the type strain: N/A.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. indica, pertaining to India, the place of isolation of bacterium.
Source: Human.
Valid publication: PRAKASH, O., MUNOT, H., NIMONKAR, Y., SHARMA, M., KUMBHARE, S. and SHOUCHE, Y. S. 2014. Description of Pelistega indica sp. nov., isolated from human gut. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 64, 1389-1394.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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