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Genus Petrimonas

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: 2
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).


 

Petrimonas Grabowski et al. 2005, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Petrimonas sulfuriphila Grabowski et al. 2005.
Etymology: L. fem. n. petra, rock, stone; L. fem. n. monas, a unit, monad; N.L. fem. n. Petrimonas, stone monad.
Valid publication: GRABOWSKI (A.), TINDALL (B.J.), BARDIN (V.), BLANCHET (D.) and JEANTHON (C.): Petrimonas sulfuriphila gen. nov., sp. nov., a mesophilic fermentative bacterium isolated from a biodegraded oil reservoir. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 1113-1121.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Petrimonas mucosa Hahnke et al. 2016, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ING2-E5A=DSM 28695=CECT 8611.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: KP233808.
Whole-genome sequence accession no. for the type strain: -.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. mucosa, mucous, slimy, a property of the colonies.
Source: Industrial.
Valid publication: HAHNKE, S., LANGER, T., KOECK, D. E. and KLOCKE, M. 2016. Description of Proteiniphilum saccharofermentans sp. nov., Petrimonas mucosa sp. nov. and Fermentimonas caenicola gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from mesophilic laboratory-scale biogas reactors, and emended description of the genus Proteiniphilum. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 66, 1466-1475; erratum 2454.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Petrimonas sulfuriphila Grabowski et al. 2005, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) BN3 = DSM 16547 = JCM 12565.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY570690.
Etymology: L. n. sulfur, sulfur; N.L. adj. philus -a -um (from Gr. adj. philos -ê -on), friend, loving; N.L. fem. adj. sulfuriphila, sulfur-loving, indicating that sulfur stimulates growth.
Valid publication: GRABOWSKI (A.), TINDALL (B.J.), BARDIN (V.), BLANCHET (D.) and JEANTHON (C.): Petrimonas sulfuriphila gen. nov., sp. nov., a mesophilic fermentative bacterium isolated from a biodegraded oil reservoir. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 1113-1121.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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