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Genus Pilibacter

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").

 

Pilibacter Higashiguchi et al. 2006, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Pilibacter termitis Higashiguchi et al. 2006.
Etymology: L. n. pilum, a heavy javelin; N.L. masc. n. bacter, rod; N.L. masc. n. Pilibacter, a rod that appears tapered and pointed, like the head of a spear.
Valid publication: HIGASHIGUCHI (D.T.), HUSSENEDER (C.), GRACE (J.K.) and BERESTECKY (J.M.): Pilibacter termitis gen. nov., sp. nov., a lactic acid bacterium from the hindgut of the Formosan subterranean termite (Coptotermes formosanus). Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 15-20.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Pilibacter termitis Higashiguchi et al. 2006, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) TI-1 = ATCC BAA-1030 = CCUG 49613.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY533171.
Etymology: L. n. termes -itis, a worm that eats wood, and in zoology the scientific name of a genus of termite; N.L. gen. n. termitis, of a termite.
Valid publication: HIGASHIGUCHI (D.T.), HUSSENEDER (C.), GRACE (J.K.) and BERESTECKY (J.M.): Pilibacter termitis gen. nov., sp. nov., a lactic acid bacterium from the hindgut of the Formosan subterranean termite (Coptotermes formosanus). Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 15-20.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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