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Genus Pelospora

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).


 

Pelospora Matthies et al. 2000, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Pelospora glutarica Matthies et al. 2000.
Etymology: Gr. n. pelos, mud; Gr. fem. n. spora, a seed, and in biology a spore; N.L. fem. n. Pelospora, a sporeforming bacterium originating from mud.
Valid publication: MATTHIES (C.), SPRINGER (N.), LUDWIG (W.) and SCHINK (B.): Pelospora glutarica gen. nov., sp. nov., a glutarate-fermenting, strictly anaerobic, spore-forming bacterium. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2000, 50, 645-648.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Pelospora glutarica Matthies et al. 2000, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) WoGl3 = ATCC BAA-162 = DSM 6652.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ251214.
Etymology: N.L. n. acidum glutaricum, glutaric acid; N.L. fem. adj. glutarica, referring to glutarate as the key substrate of this species.
Valid publication: MATTHIES (C.), SPRINGER (N.), LUDWIG (W.) and SCHINK (B.): Pelospora glutarica gen. nov., sp. nov., a glutarate-fermenting, strictly anaerobic, spore-forming bacterium. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2000, 50, 645-648.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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