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Genus Phreatobacter

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, including synonyms, cited in this file: 2
Number of subspecies, including synonyms, cited in this file: 0

Classification (Warning: see also the file "Classification of prokaryotes: Introduction").

 

Phreatobacter Tóth et al. 2014, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Phreatobacter oligotrophus Tóth et al. 2014.
Etymology: Gr. neut. n. phrear -atos, cistern, well; N.L. masc. n. bacter, rod; N.L. masc. n. Phreatobacter, rod from a well.
Valid publication: TÓTH, E. M., VENGRING, A., HOMONNAY, Z. G., KÉKI, ZS., SPRÖER, C., BORSODI, A. K., MÁRIALIGETI, K. and SCHUMANN, P. 2014. Phreatobacter oligotrophus gen. nov., sp. nov., an alphaproteobacterium isolated from ultrapure water of the water purification system of a power plant. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 64, 839-845.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Phreatobacter Tóth et al. 2014 emend. Lee et al. 2017.
Reference: LEE, S. D., JOUNG, Y. and CHO, J. C. 2017. Phreatobacter stygius sp. nov., isolated from pieces of wood in a lava cave and emended description of the genus Phreatobacter. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 67, 3296-3300.
Original article.

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Phreatobacter oligotrophus Tóth et al. 2014, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) PI_21=DSM 25521=NCAIM B 02510.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: HE616165.
Whole-genome sequence accession no. for the type strain: N/A.
Etymology: Gr. adj. oligos, little, small; Gr. suff. trophos (from Gr. v. trepho, to feed), feeder; N.L. masc. adj. oligotrophus, growing with low nutrient concentrations.
Source: Industrial.
Valid publication: TÓTH, E. M., VENGRING, A., HOMONNAY, Z. G., KÉKI, ZS., SPRÖER, C., BORSODI, A. K., MÁRIALIGETI, K. and SCHUMANN, P. 2014. Phreatobacter oligotrophus gen. nov., sp. nov., an alphaproteobacterium isolated from ultrapure water of the water purification system of a power plant. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 64, 839-845.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Phreatobacter stygius Lee et al. 2017, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) YC6-17=KCTC 52518=DSM 103734.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: LT719153.
Etymology: L. adj. stygius, of the Styx, Stygian, of the lower world, the site that the type strain was isolated.
Source: Environmental.
Valid publication: LEE, S. D., JOUNG, Y. and CHO, J. C. 2017. Phreatobacter stygius sp. nov., isolated from pieces of wood in a lava cave and emended description of the genus Phreatobacter. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 67, 3296-3300.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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