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Genus Pelosinus

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: 3
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 0

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

 

Pelosinus Shelobolina et al. 2007, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Pelosinus fermentans Shelobolina et al. 2007.
Etymology: Gr. masc. n. pelos, mud or clay; L. masc. n. sinus, bend; N.L. masc. n. Pelosinus, a curved organism from clay.
Valid publication: SHELOBOLINA (E.S.), NEVIN (K.P.), BLAKENEY-HAYWARD (J.D.), JOHNSEN (C.V.), PLAIA (T.W.), KRADER (P.), WOODARD (T.), HOLMES (D.E.), VANPRAAGH (C.G.) and LOVLEY (D.R.): Geobacter pickeringii sp. nov., Geobacter argillaceus sp. nov. and Pelosinus fermentans gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from subsurface kaolin lenses. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 126-135.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Pelosinus Shelobolina et al. 2007 emend. Moe et al. 2012.
Type species: ¤ Pelosinus fermentans Shelobolina et al. 2007.
Etymology: Gr. masc. n. pelos, mud or clay; L. masc. n. sinus, bend; N.L. masc. n. Pelosinus, a curved organism from clay.
Reference: MOE (W.M.), STEBBING (R.E.), RAO (J.U.), BOWMAN (K.S.), NOBRE (M.F.), DA COSTA (M.S.) and RAINEY (F.A.): Pelosinus defluvii sp. nov., isolated from chlorinated solvent-contaminated groundwater, emended description of the genus Pelosinus and transfer of Sporotalea propionica to Pelosinus propionicus comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2012, 62, 1369-1376.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: According to Moe et al. 2012 Pelosinus Shelobolina et al. 2007 is an earlier heterotypic synonym of ¤ Sporotalea Boga et al. 2007.
Reference: MOE (W.M.), STEBBING (R.E.), RAO (J.U.), BOWMAN (K.S.), NOBRE (M.F.), DA COSTA (M.S.) and RAINEY (F.A.): Pelosinus defluvii sp. nov., isolated from chlorinated solvent-contaminated groundwater, emended description of the genus Pelosinus and transfer of Sporotalea propionica to Pelosinus propionicus comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2012, 62, 1369-1376.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Pelosinus defluvii Moe et al. 2012, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) SHI-1 = LMG 25549 = NRRL Y-59407.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: JF750003.
Etymology: L. gen. n. defluvii, of waste, because the first isolation source was groundwater from a site contaminated with hazardous waste.
Valid publication: MOE (W.M.), STEBBING (R.E.), RAO (J.U.), BOWMAN (K.S.), NOBRE (M.F.), DA COSTA (M.S.) and RAINEY (F.A.): Pelosinus defluvii sp. nov., isolated from chlorinated solvent-contaminated groundwater, emended description of the genus Pelosinus and transfer of Sporotalea propionica to Pelosinus propionicus comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2012, 62, 1369-1376.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Pelosinus fermentans Shelobolina et al. 2007, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) R7 = ATCC BAA-1133 = DSM 17108.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: DQ145536.
Etymology: L. part. adj. fermentans, fermenting.
Valid publication: SHELOBOLINA (E.S.), NEVIN (K.P.), BLAKENEY-HAYWARD (J.D.), JOHNSEN (C.V.), PLAIA (T.W.), KRADER (P.), WOODARD (T.), HOLMES (D.E.), VANPRAAGH (C.G.) and LOVLEY (D.R.): Geobacter pickeringii sp. nov., Geobacter argillaceus sp. nov. and Pelosinus fermentans gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from subsurface kaolin lenses. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 126-135.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Pelosinus propionicus (Boga et al. 2007) Moe et al. 2012, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) TmPN3 = ATCC BAA-626 = DSM 13327.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AM258975.
Basonym: ¤ Sporotalea propionica Boga et al. 2007.
Etymology: N.L. neut. n. acidum propionicum, propionic acid; N.L. masc. adj. propionicus, pertaining to propionic acid, which the organism produces from various substrates.
Valid publication: MOE (W.M.), STEBBING (R.E.), RAO (J.U.), BOWMAN (K.S.), NOBRE (M.F.), DA COSTA (M.S.) and RAINEY (F.A.): Pelosinus defluvii sp. nov., isolated from chlorinated solvent-contaminated groundwater, emended description of the genus Pelosinus and transfer of Sporotalea propionica to Pelosinus propionicus comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2012, 62, 1369-1376.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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