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Genus Phocoenobacter

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).


 

Phocoenobacter Foster et al. 2000, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Phocoenobacter uteri Foster et al. 2000.
Etymology: Gr. n. phôkaina, porpoise; N.L. masc. n. bacter, rod; N.L. masc. n. phocoenobacter, a rod from a porpoise.
Valid publication: FOSTER (G.), ROSS (H.M.), MALNICK (H.), WILLEMS (A.), HUTSON (R.A.), REID (R.J.) and COLLINS (M.D.): Phocoenobacter uteri gen. nov., sp. nov., a new member of the family Pasteurellaceae Pohl (1979) 1981 isolated from a harbour porpoise (Phocoena phocoena). Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2000, 50, 135-139.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Phocoenobacter uteri Foster et al. 2000, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) M1063U/93 = ATCC 700972= CIP 106491 = NCTC 12872.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: X89379.
Etymology: L. n. uterus -i, the womb, matrix; L. gen. n. uteri, of uterus.
Valid publication: FOSTER (G.), ROSS (H.M.), MALNICK (H.), WILLEMS (A.), HUTSON (R.A.), REID (R.J.) and COLLINS (M.D.): Phocoenobacter uteri gen. nov., sp. nov., a new member of the family Pasteurellaceae Pohl (1979) 1981 isolated from a harbour porpoise (Phocoena phocoena). Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2000, 50, 135-139.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: uteri is the genitive of the Latin name uterus -i, not the genitive of the Latin name uteris (sic) as cited in the paper by Foster et al. 2000.

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