Genus Petrobacter

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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").

 

Petrobacter Bonilla Salinas et al. 2004, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Petrobacter succinatimandens Bonilla Salinas et al. 2004.
Etymology: Gr. fem. n. petra, rock, stone; N.L. masc. n. bacter, rod, staff; N.L. masc. n. Petrobacter, the stone bacterium.
Reference: BONILLA SALINAS (M.), FARDEAU (M.L.), CAYOL (J.L.), CASALOT (L.), PATEL (B.K.C.), THOMAS (P.), GARCIA (J.L.) and OLLIVIER (B.): Petrobacter succinatimandens gen. nov., sp. nov., a moderately thermophilic, nitrate-reducing bacterium isolated from an Australian oil well. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2004, 54, 645-649.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Petrobacter succinatimandens Bonilla Salinas et al. 2004, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain 4BON = CIP 107790 = DSM 15512.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY219713.
Etymology: N.L. masc. n. succinas, succinate; L. part. adj. mandens, eating; N.L. masc. part. adj. succinatimandens, consuming succinate.
Reference: BONILLA SALINAS (M.), FARDEAU (M.L.), CAYOL (J.L.), CASALOT (L.), PATEL (B.K.C.), THOMAS (P.), GARCIA (J.L.) and OLLIVIER (B.): Petrobacter succinatimandens gen. nov., sp. nov., a moderately thermophilic, nitrate-reducing bacterium isolated from an Australian oil well. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2004, 54, 645-649.
Original article in IJSEM Online

¤ Tepidiphilus succinatimandens (Bonilla Salinas et al. 2004) Poddar et al. 2014, comb. nov.

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