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Genus Plesiocystis

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").

 

Plesiocystis Iizuka et al. 2003, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Plesiocystis pacifica Iizuka et al. 2003.
Etymology: Gr. adj. plesios, near, close, neighbouring; Gr. fem. n. kustis, bladder; N.L. fem. n. Plesiocystis, neighbour bladder (to imply the genus is phylogenetically clustered next to the genus Nannocystis on the dendrogram).
Valid publication: IIZUKA (T.), JOJIMA (Y.), FUDOU (R.), HIRAISHI (A.), AHN (J.W.) and YAMANAKA (S.): Plesiocystis pacifica gen. nov., sp. nov., a marine myxobacterium that contains dihydrogenated menaquinone, isolated from the Pacific coasts of Japan. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2003, 53, 189-195.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Plesiocystis pacifica Iizuka et al. 2003, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) SIR-1 = AJ 13960 = DSM 14875 = JCM 11591.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB083432.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. pacifica, pacific, pertaining to the Pacific Ocean.
Valid publication: IIZUKA (T.), JOJIMA (Y.), FUDOU (R.), HIRAISHI (A.), AHN (J.W.) and YAMANAKA (S.): Plesiocystis pacifica gen. nov., sp. nov., a marine myxobacterium that contains dihydrogenated menaquinone, isolated from the Pacific coasts of Japan. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2003, 53, 189-195.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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