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Genus Pleomorphobacterium

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: 1
Number of subspecies, including synonyms, cited in this file: 0

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

 

Pleomorphobacterium Yin et al. 2013, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Pleomorphobacterium xiamenense Yin et al. 2013.
Etymology: Gr. comp. adj. pleon, more; Gr. n. morphê, form, shape; L. neut. n. bacterium, rod or staff and, in biology, a bacterium (so called because the first ones observed were rod-shaped); N.L. neut. n. pleomorphobacterium, a pleomorphic bacterium.
Valid publication: YIN (D.), CHEN (L.), AO (J.), AI (C.) and CHEN (X.): Pleomorphobacterium xiamenense gen. nov., sp. nov., a moderate thermophile isolated from a terrestrial hot spring. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2013, 63, 1868-1873.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Pleomorphobacterium xiamenense Yin et al. 2013, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) CLW = CGMCC 1.10808 = LMG 26245 = MCCC 1A06272.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: HQ709062.
Etymology: N.L. neut. adj. xiamenense, of or belonging to Xiamen, the city where the organism was first isolated.
Valid publication: YIN (D.), CHEN (L.), AO (J.), AI (C.) and CHEN (X.): Pleomorphobacterium xiamenense gen. nov., sp. nov., a moderate thermophile isolated from a terrestrial hot spring. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2013, 63, 1868-1873.
Original article in IJSEM Online


Note: According to Huang et al. (2017), Pleomorphobacterium xiamenense Yin et al. 2013 is a later heterotypic synonym of Oceanicella actignis Albuquerque et al. 2012 - the 16S rRNA gene sequence of the type strains had 99.9 % sequence similarity.
Reference: HUANG, Z., LAI, Q. and SHAO, Z. 2017. Pleomorphobacterium xiamenense Yin et al. 2013 is a later heterotypic synonym of Oceanicella actignis Albuquerque et al. 2012. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 67, 3532-3534.
Article in IJSEM Online

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