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Genus Pilimelia

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: 3
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 2

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).


 

Pilimelia Kane 1966, genus.
Type species: ¤ Pilimelia terevasa Kane 1966 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: L. n. pilus, a hair; Gr. fem. n. melia, Melia, a nymph loved by the river god Inachus; N.L. fem. n. Pilimelia, an aquatic organism growing on hair substrate.
Approved Lists reference: SKERMAN (V.B.D.), McGOWAN (V.) and SNEATH (P.H.A.) (editors): Approved Lists of Bacterial Names. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1980, 30, 225-420 (Approved Lists of Bacterial Names in IJSEM Online - Approved Lists of Bacterial Names Amended edition).
Original publication: KANE (W.D.): A new genus of the Actinoplanaceae, Pilimelia, with a description of two species, Pilimelia terevasa and Pilimelia anulata. Journal of the Elisha Mitchell Scientific Society, 1966, 82, 220-230.

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Pilimelia anulata Kane 1966, species.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 25604= DSM 43039 = IFO (now NBRC) 16051 = JCM 3090.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: X93189.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. anulata, furnished or ornamented with a ring.
Approved Lists reference: SKERMAN (V.B.D.), McGOWAN (V.) and SNEATH (P.H.A.) (editors): Approved Lists of Bacterial Names. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1980, 30, 225-420 (Approved Lists of Bacterial Names in IJSEM Online - Approved Lists of Bacterial Names Amended edition).
Original publication: KANE (W.D.): A new genus of the Actinoplanaceae, Pilimelia, with a description of two species, Pilimelia terevasa and Pilimelia anulata. Journal of the Elisha Mitchell Scientific Society, 1966, 82, 220-230.

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Pilimelia columellifera (ex Schäfer 1973) Vobis et al. 1986, sp. nov., nom. rev.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) MB-SK6 = ATCC 43728= CBS 569.75 = DSM 43797 = IFO (now NBRC) 16052 = JCM 3367.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB548688.
Synonym: "Pilimelia columellifera" Schäfer 1973.
Etymology: L. n. columella, small column; L. suff. -fer -fera -ferum, bearing, carrying; N.L. fem. adj. columellifera, bearing a small column.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 22. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1986, 36, 573-576.
Effective publication: VOBIS (G.), SCHÄFER (D.), KOTHE (H.W.) and BRENNER (B.): Descriptions of Pilimelia columellifera (ex Schäfer 1973) nom. rev. and Pilimelia columellifera subsp. pallida (ex Schäfer 1973) nom. rev. Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 1986, 8, 67-74.
Validation List no. 22 in IJSEM Online

Notes:
1 In Validation List no. 22, the title of the journal has been omitted in the reference citation of Pilimelia columellifera (ex Schäfer 1973) Vobis et al. 1986.
Reference: EUZÉBY (J.P.) and KUDO (T.): Corrigenda to the Validation Lists. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2001, 51, 1933-1938.
Original article in IJSEM Online
2 In Validation List no. 22, the type strain CBS 569.75 is erroneously cited as CBS 568.75.
Reference: KUDO (T.): Personal communication (March 07, 2003).

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Pilimelia columellifera subsp. columellifera (ex Schäfer 1973) Vobis et al. 1986, subsp. nov., nom. rev.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) MB-SK6 = ATCC 43728= CBS 569.75 = DSM 43797 = IFO (now NBRC) 16052 = JCM 3367.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB548688.
Synonym: "Pilimelia columellifera subsp. columellifera" Schäfer 1973.
Etymology: L. n. columella, small column; L. suff. -fer -fera -ferum, bearing, carrying; N.L. fem. adj. columellifera, bearing a small column.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 22. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1986, 36, 573-576.
Effective publication: VOBIS (G.), SCHÄFER (D.), KOTHE (H.W.) and BRENNER (B.): Descriptions of Pilimelia columellifera (ex Schäfer 1973) nom. rev. and Pilimelia columellifera subsp. pallida (ex Schäfer 1973) nom. rev. Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 1986, 8, 67-74.
Validation List no. 22 in IJSEM Online

Notes:
1 In Validation List no. 22, the title of the journal has been omitted in the reference citation of Pilimelia columellifera subsp. columellifera (ex Schäfer 1973) Vobis et al. 1986.
Reference: EUZÉBY (J.P.) and KUDO (T.): Corrigenda to the Validation Lists. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2001, 51, 1933-1938.
Original article in IJSEM Online
2 In Validation List no. 22, the type strain CBS 569.75 is erroneously cited as CBS 568.75.
Reference: KUDO (T.): Personal communication (March 07, 2003).

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Pilimelia columellifera subsp. pallida (ex Schäfer 1973) Vobis et al. 1986, subsp. nov., nom. rev.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) MB-SK 8 = ATCC 43729= DSM 43799.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: GU269552.
Synonym: "Pilimelia columellifera subsp. pallida" Schäfer 1973.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. pallida, pale.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 22. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1986, 36, 573-576.
Effective publication: VOBIS (G.), SCHÄFER (D.), KOTHE (H.W.) and BRENNER (B.): Descriptions of Pilimelia columellifera (ex Schäfer 1973) nom. rev. and Pilimelia columellifera subsp. pallida (ex Schäfer 1973) nom. rev. Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 1986, 8, 67-74.
Validation List no. 22 in IJSEM Online

Notes:
1 In Validation List no. 22, the title of the journal has been omitted in the reference citation of Pilimelia columellifera subsp. pallida (ex Schäfer 1973) Vobis et al. 1986.
Reference: EUZÉBY (J.P.) and KUDO (T.): Corrigenda to the Validation Lists. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2001, 51, 1933-1938.
Original article in IJSEM Online
Note: The type strains  ATCC 43729and DSM 43799 are contaminated with a strain of Streptomyces.
Reference: YARZA (P.), SPRÖER (C.), SWIDERSKI (J.), MROTZEK (N.), SPRING (S.), TINDALL (B.J.), GRONOW (S.), PUKALL (R.), KLENK (H.P.), LANG (E.), VERBARG (S.), CROUCH (A.), LILBURN (T.), BECK (B.), UNOSSON (C.), CARDEW (S.), MOORE (E.R.B.), GOMILA (M.), NAKAGAWA (Y.), JANSSENS (D.), DE VOS (P.), PEIREN (J.), SUTTELS (T.), CLERMONT (D.), BIZET (C.), SAKAMOTO (M.), IIDA (T.), KUDO (T.), KOSAKO (Y.), OSHIDA (Y.), OHKUMA (M.), ARAHAL (D.R.), SPIECK (E.), POMMERENING ROESER (A.), FIGGE (M.), PARK (D.), BUCHANAN (P.), CIFUENTES (A.), MUNOZ (R.), EUZEBY (J.P.), SCHLEIFER (K.H.), LUDWIG (W.), AMANN (R.), GLÖCKNER (F.O.) and RÓSSELLO-MÓRA (R.): Sequencing orphan species initiative (SOS): Filling the gaps in the 16S rRNA gene sequence database for all species with validly published names. Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 2013, 36, 69-73.
Publication online

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Pilimelia terevasa Kane 1966, species. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 25603= DSM 43040 = IFO (now NBRC) 15964 = JCM 3091.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: X93190.
Etymology: L. adj. teres, rounded (i.e., circular in transverse sections, tapering or narrow cylindric); L. pl. n. vasa vessels; N.L. n. terevasa, rounded vessels, indicating "rounded," spherical sporangia.
Approved Lists reference: SKERMAN (V.B.D.), McGOWAN (V.) and SNEATH (P.H.A.) (editors): Approved Lists of Bacterial Names. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1980, 30, 225-420 (Approved Lists of Bacterial Names in IJSEM Online - Approved Lists of Bacterial Names Amended edition).
Original publication: KANE (W.D.): A new genus of the Actinoplanaceae, Pilimelia, with a description of two species, Pilimelia terevasa and Pilimelia anulata. Journal of the Elisha Mitchell Scientific Society, 1966, 82, 220-230.

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