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Genus Phaeospirillum

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).


 

Phaeospirillum Imhoff et al. 1998, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Phaeospirillum fulvum (van Niel 1944) Imhoff et al. 1998.
Recommended three-letter abbreviation: Phs. (see the file ¤ "Three-letter code for abbreviations of generic names").
Etymology: Gr. adj. phaios (Latin transliteration phaeos), brown; N.L. neut. n. Spirillum, a bacterial genus; N.L. neut. n. Phaeospirillum, brown Spirillum.
Valid publication: IMHOFF (J.F.), PETRI (R.) and SÜLING (J.): Reclassification of species of the spiral-shaped phototrophic purple non-sulfur bacteria of the α-Proteobacteria: description of the new genera Phaeospirillum gen. nov., Rhodovibrio gen. nov., Rhodothalassium gen. nov. and Roseospira gen. nov. as well as transfer of Rhodospirillum fulvum to Phaeospirillum fulvum comb. nov., of Rhodospirillum molischianum to Phaeospirillum molischianum comb. nov., of Rhodospirillum salinarum to Rhodovibrio salinarum comb. nov., of Rhodospirillum sodomense to Rhodovibrio sodomensis comb. nov., of Rhodospirillum salexigens to Rhodothalassium salexigens comb. nov. and of Rhodospirillum mediosalinum to Roseospira mediosalina comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1998, 48, 793-798.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Phaeospirillum chandramohanii Anil Kumar et al. 2009, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) JA145 = JCM 14933 = KCTC 5703 = NBRC 104961.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AM779061.
Etymology: N.L. masc. gen. n. chandramohanii, of Chandramohan, named after Dr D. Chandramohan, an Indian marine microbiologist, who has played a crucial role in transforming microbiological research at the National Institute of Oceanography, India into technologically rewarding activities.
Valid publication: ANIL KUMAR (P.), SRINIVAS (T.N.R.), TAKAICHI (S.), MAOKA (T.), SASIKALA (C.) and RAMANA (C.V.): Phaeospirillum chandramohanii sp. nov., a phototrophic alphaproteobacterium with carotenoid glycosides. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 2089-2093.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Phaeospirillum fulvum (van Niel 1944) Imhoff et al. 1998, comb. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 15798= ATCC 53113= DSM 113.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: D14433.
Basonym: ¤ Rhodospirillum fulvum van Niel 1944 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: L. neut. adj. fulvum, deep yellow, reddish yellow, tawny.
Valid publication: IMHOFF (J.F.), PETRI (R.) and SÜLING (J.): Reclassification of species of the spiral-shaped phototrophic purple non-sulfur bacteria of the  α-Proteobacteria: description of the new genera Phaeospirillum gen. nov., Rhodovibrio gen. nov., Rhodothalassium gen. nov. and Roseospira gen. nov. as well as transfer of Rhodospirillum fulvum to Phaeospirillum fulvum comb. nov., of Rhodospirillum molischianum to Phaeospirillum molischianum comb. nov., of Rhodospirillum salinarum to Rhodovibrio salinarum comb. nov., of Rhodospirillum sodomense to Rhodovibrio sodomensis comb. nov., of Rhodospirillum salexigens to Rhodothalassium salexigens comb. nov. and of Rhodospirillum mediosalinum to Roseospira mediosalina comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1998, 48, 793-798.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Phaeospirillum molischianum (Giesberger 1947) Imhoff et al. 1998, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 14031= DSM 120 = LMG 4354.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: FR733695.
Basonym: ¤ Rhodospirillum molischianum Giesberger 1947 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: N.L. neut. adj. molischianum, pertaining to Molisch, named for H. Molisch, an Austrian botanist.
Valid publication: IMHOFF (J.F.), PETRI (R.) and SÜLING (J.): Reclassification of species of the spiral-shaped phototrophic purple non-sulfur bacteria of the α-Proteobacteria: description of the new genera Phaeospirillum gen. nov., Rhodovibrio gen. nov., Rhodothalassium gen. nov. and Roseospira gen. nov. as well as transfer of Rhodospirillum fulvum to Phaeospirillum fulvum comb. nov., of Rhodospirillum molischianum to Phaeospirillum molischianum comb. nov., of Rhodospirillum salinarum to Rhodovibrio salinarum comb. nov., of Rhodospirillum sodomense to Rhodovibrio sodomensis comb. nov., of Rhodospirillum salexigens to Rhodothalassium salexigens comb. nov. and of Rhodospirillum mediosalinum to Roseospira mediosalina comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1998, 48, 793-798.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Phaeospirillum oryzae Lakshmi et al. 2011, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) JA317 = KCTC 5704 = NBRC 104938.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AM901294.
Etymology: L. gen. n. oryzae, of rice, pertaining to the isolation of the type strain from rice paddy soil.
Valid publication: LAKSHMI (K.V.N.S.), SASIKALA (C.), TAKAICHI (S.) and RAMANA (C.V.): Phaeospirillum oryzae sp. nov., a spheroplast-forming, phototrophic alphaproteobacterium from a paddy soil. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2011, 61, 1656-1661.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Phaeospirillum tilakii Raj et al. 2012, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) JA492 = KCTC 15012 = NBRC 107650.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: FN675262.
Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. tilakii, of Tilak, named after Dr K. V. B. R. Tilak, an eminent microbiologist in India.
Valid publication: RAJ (P.S.), CHAKRAVARTHY (S.K.), RAMAPRASAD (E.V.V.), SASIKALA (C.) and RAMANA (C.V.): Phaeospirillum tilakii sp. nov., a phototrophic alphaproteobacterium isolated from aquatic sediments. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2012, 62, 1069-1074.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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