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Genus Pelotomaculum

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: 5
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).


 

Pelotomaculum Imachi et al. 2002, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Pelotomaculum thermopropionicum Imachi et al. 2002.
Etymology: Gr. adj. pelos, dark-coloured, hence anaerobic mud; L. neut. n. tomaculum, sausage; N.L. neut. n. pelotomaculum, sausage-shaped prokaryotes living in anaerobic environments.
Valid publication: IMACHI (H.), SEKIGUCHI (Y.), KAMAGATA (Y.), HANADA (S.), OHASHI (A.) and HARADA (H.): Pelotomaculum thermopropionicum gen. nov., sp. nov., an anaerobic, thermophilic, syntrophic propionate-oxidizing bacterium. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2002, 52, 1729-1735.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Pelotomaculum Imachi et al. 2002 emend. de Bok et al. 2005.
Type species: ¤ Pelotomaculum thermopropionicum Imachi et al. 2002.
Etymology: Gr. adj. pelos, dark-coloured, hence anaerobic mud; L. neut. n. tomaculum, sausage; N.L. neut. n. pelotomaculum, sausage-shaped prokaryotes living in anaerobic environments.
Reference: DE BOK (F.A.M.), HARMSEN (H.J.M.), PLUGGE (C.M.), DE VRIES (M.C.), AKKERMANS (A.D.L.), DE VOS (W.M.) and STAMS (A.J.M.): The first true obligately syntrophic propionate-oxidizing bacterium, Pelotomaculum schinkii sp. nov., co-cultured with Methanospirillum hungatei, and emended description of the genus Pelotomaculum. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 1697-1703.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Pelotomaculum Imachi et al. 2002 emend. Qiu et al. 2006.
Type species: ¤ Pelotomaculum thermopropionicum Imachi et al. 2002.
Etymology: Gr. adj. pelos, dark-coloured, hence anaerobic mud; L. neut. n. tomaculum, sausage; N.L. neut. n. pelotomaculum, sausage-shaped prokaryotes living in anaerobic environments.
References: List of Changes in Taxonomic Opinion no. 5. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 4-5. [QIU (Y.L.), SEKIGUCHI (Y.), HANADA (S.), IMACHI (H.), TSENG (I.C.), CHENG (S.S.), OHASHI (A.), HARADA (H.) and KAMAGATA (Y.): Pelotomaculum terephthalicum sp. nov. and Pelotomaculum isophthalicum sp. nov.: two anaerobic bacteria that degrade phthalate isomers in syntrophic association with hydrogenotrophic methanogens. Arch. Microbiol., 2006, 185, 172-182.]
List of Changes in Taxonomic Opinion no. 5 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Pelotomaculum isophthalicicum corrig. Qiu et al. 2006, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) JI = ATCC BAA-1053 = JCM 12282.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB232785.
Etymology: N.L. neut. n. acidum isophthalicum, isophthalic acid; L. suff. -icus -a -um, suffix used in adjectives with the sense of belonging to; N.L. neut. adj. isophthalicicum, referring to the substrate, isophthalic acid, which can be utilized by the species.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 111. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 2025-2027.
Effective publication: QIU (Y.L.), SEKIGUCHI (Y.), HANADA (S.), IMACHI (H.), TSENG (I.C.), CHENG (S.S.), OHASHI (A.), HARADA (H.) and KAMAGATA (Y.): Pelotomaculum terephthalicum sp. nov. and Pelotomaculum isophthalicum sp. nov.: two anaerobic bacteria that degrade phthalate isomers in syntrophic association with hydrogenotrophic methanogens. Arch. Microbiol., 2006, 185, 172-182.
Validation List no. 111 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

Notes:
1 The original spelling of the specific epithet, isophthalicum (sic), has been corrected on validation according to Rule 61.
Reference: LISTS EDITOR, IJSEM: Validation List no. 111 (footnote ‡). Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 2025-2027.
Validation List no. 111 in IJSEM Online
2 The strains JCM 12282 and ATCC BAA-1053 have been deposited as co-cultures with a methanogen, Methanospirillum hungatei. In the effective publication, the type strain ATCC BAA-1053 is erroneously cited as BAA-1053.
Reference: LISTS EDITOR, IJSEM: Validation List no. 111 (footnote ***). Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 2025-2027.
Validation List no. 111 in IJSEM Online

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Pelotomaculum propionicicum Imachi et al. 2007, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) MGP = DSM 15578 = JCM 11929.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB154390.
Etymology: N.L. neut. adj. propionicicum, referring to the substrate propionic acid, which can be metabolized by the species.
Valid publication: IMACHI (H.), SAKAI (S.), OHASHI (A.), HARADA (H.), HANADA (S.), KAMAGATA (Y.) and SEKIGUCHI (Y.): Pelotomaculum propionicicum sp. nov., an anaerobic, mesophilic, obligately syntrophic, propionate-oxidizing bacterium. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 1487-1492.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: The type strain is stored in the DSM and JCM culture collections as a defined co-culture with Methanospirillum hungatei.

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Pelotomaculum schinkii de Bok et al. 2005, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) HH = ATCC BAA-615 = DSM 15200.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: X91170.
Etymology: N.L. gen. n. schinkii, of Schink, named after Bernhard Schink, who studied several syntrophic conversions.
Valid publication: DE BOK (F.A.M.), HARMSEN (H.J.M.), PLUGGE (C.M.), DE VRIES (M.C.), AKKERMANS (A.D.L.), DE VOS (W.M.) and STAMS (A.J.M.): The first true obligately syntrophic propionate-oxidizing bacterium, Pelotomaculum schinkii sp. nov., co-cultured with Methanospirillum hungatei, and emended description of the genus Pelotomaculum. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 1697-1703.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Pelotomaculum terephthalicicum corrig. Qiu et al. 2006, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) JT = DSM 16121 = JCM 11824 = NBRC 100523.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB091323.
Etymology: N.L. neut. n. acidum terephthalicum, terephthalic acid; L. suff. -icus -a -um, suffix used in adjectives with the sense of belonging to; N.L. neut. adj. terephthalicicum, referring to the substrate, terephthalic acid, which can be utilized by the species.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 111. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 2025-2027.
Effective publication: QIU (Y.L.), SEKIGUCHI (Y.), HANADA (S.), IMACHI (H.), TSENG (I.C.), CHENG (S.S.), OHASHI (A.), HARADA (H.) and KAMAGATA (Y.): Pelotomaculum terephthalicum sp. nov. and Pelotomaculum isophthalicum sp. nov.: two anaerobic bacteria that degrade phthalate isomers in syntrophic association with hydrogenotrophic methanogens. Arch. Microbiol., 2006, 185, 172-182.
Validation List no. 111 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

Note: The original spelling of the specific epithet, terephthalicum (sic), has been corrected on validation according to Rule 61.
Reference: LISTS EDITOR, IJSEM: Validation List no. 111 (footnote ‡). Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 2025-2027.
Validation List no. 111 in IJSEM Online

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Pelotomaculum thermopropionicum Imachi et al. 2002, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) SI = DSM 13744 = JCM 10971.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB035723.
Etymology: Gr. adj. thermos, hot; N.L. n. propionas -atis, propionate; L. neut. suff. -icum, pertaining to; N.L. neut. adj. thermopropionicum, thermophilic and pertaining to propionate.
Valid publication: IMACHI (H.), SEKIGUCHI (Y.), KAMAGATA (Y.), HANADA (S.), OHASHI (A.) and HARADA (H.): Pelotomaculum thermopropionicum gen. nov., sp. nov., an anaerobic, thermophilic, syntrophic propionate-oxidizing bacterium. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2002, 52, 1729-1735.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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