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Genus Pontibacillus

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: 7
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 0

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


For a description of the taxonomy, systematics, ecology, physiology and other biological propertiesn of this taxon see Bergey’s Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria (BMSAB).


 

Pontibacillus Lim et al. 2005, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Pontibacillus chungwhensis Lim et al. 2005.
Etymology: L. n. pontus, the sea; L. masc. n. bacillus, a small staff, a wand; N.L. masc. n. Pontibacillus, bacillus pertaining to the sea.
Valid publication: LIM (J.M.), JEON (C.O.), SONG (S.M.) and KIM (C.J.): Pontibacillus chungwhensis gen. nov., sp. nov., a moderately halophilic Gram-positive bacterium from a solar saltern in Korea. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 165-170.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Pontibacillus Lim et al. 2005 emend. Lim et al. 2005.
Type species: ¤ Pontibacillus chungwhensis Lim et al. 2005.
Etymology: L. n. pontus, the sea; L. masc. n. bacillus, a small staff, a wand; N.L. masc. n. Pontibacillus, bacillus pertaining to the sea.
Reference: LIM (J.M.), JEON (C.O.), PARK (D.J.), KIM (H.R.), YOON (B.J.) and KIM (C.J.): Pontibacillus marinus sp. nov., a moderately halophilic bacterium from a solar saltern, and emended description of the genus Pontibacillus. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 1027-1031.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Pontibacillus Lim et al. 2005 emend. Chen et al. 2010.
Type species: ¤ Pontibacillus chungwhensis Lim et al. 2005.
Etymology: L. n. pontus, the sea; L. masc. n. bacillus, a small staff, a wand; N.L. masc. n. Pontibacillus, bacillus pertaining to the sea.
Reference: CHEN (Y.G.), ZHANG (Y.Q.), YI (L.B.), LI (Z.Y.), WANG (Y.X.), XIAO (H.D.), CHEN (Q.H.), CUI (X.L.) and LI (W.J.): Pontibacillus litoralis sp. nov., a facultatively anaerobic bacterium isolated from a sea anemone, and emended description of the genus Pontibacillus. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 560-565.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Pontibacillus chungwhensis Lim et al. 2005, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) BH030062 = DSM 16287 = KCTC 3890.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY553296.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. chungwhensis, pertaining to Chungwha, where the organism was isolated.
Valid publication: LIM (J.M.), JEON (C.O.), SONG (S.M.) and KIM (C.J.): Pontibacillus chungwhensis gen. nov., sp. nov., a moderately halophilic Gram-positive bacterium from a solar saltern in Korea. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 165-170.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Pontibacillus halophilus Chen et al. 2009, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) JSM 076056 = CCTCC AA 207029 = DSM 19796 = KCTC 13190.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EU583728.
Etymology: Gr. n. hals halos, salt; N.L. masc. adj. philus (from Gr. masc. adj. philos), friend, loving; N.L. masc. adj. halophilus, salt-loving.
Valid publication: CHEN (Y.G.), ZHANG (Y.Q.), XIAO (H.D.), LIU (Z.X.), YI (L.B.), SHI (J.X.), ZHI (X.Y.), CUI (X.L.) and LI (W.J.): Pontibacillus halophilus sp. nov., a moderately halophilic bacterium isolated from a sea urchin. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 1635-1639.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Pontibacillus litoralis Chen et al. 2010, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) JSM 072002 = DSM 21186 = KCTC 13237.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EU583724.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. litoralis, of or belonging to the seashore.
Valid publication: CHEN (Y.G.), ZHANG (Y.Q.), YI (L.B.), LI (Z.Y.), WANG (Y.X.), XIAO (H.D.), CHEN (Q.H.), CUI (X.L.) and LI (W.J.): Pontibacillus litoralis sp. nov., a facultatively anaerobic bacterium isolated from a sea anemone, and emended description of the genus Pontibacillus. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 560-565.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Pontibacillus marinus Lim et al. 2005, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) BH030004 = DSM 16465 = KCTC 3917.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY603977.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. marinus, of the sea, marine.
Valid publication: LIM (J.M.), JEON (C.O.), PARK (D.J.), KIM (H.R.), YOON (B.J.) and KIM (C.J.): Pontibacillus marinus sp. nov., a moderately halophilic bacterium from a solar saltern, and emended description of the genus Pontibacillus. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 1027-1031.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Pontibacillus salicampi Lee et al. 2015, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) BH043=KACC 17607=NBRC 109831=NCAIM B.02529.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: KF963825.
Etymology: L. n. sal, salt; L. n. campus, field; N.L. gen. n. salicampi, of a salt field.
Source: Environmental - soil.
Valid publication: LEE, J.-C., KIM, Y.-S., YUN, B.-S. and WHANG, K.-S. 2015. Pontibacillus salicampi sp. nov., a moderately halophilic bacterium isolated from saltern soil. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 65, 375-380
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Pontibacillus salipaludis Sultanpuram et al. 2016, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) 9DM= KCTC 33742=LMG 29102= CGMCC 1.15353.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: LN872943.
Etymology: L. n. sal, salt; L. gen. n. paludis, of a swamp; N.L. gen. n. salipaludis, of a salt pan.
Source: Environmental.
Valid publication: SULTANPURAM, V. R., MOTHE, T., MOHAMMED, F., CHINTALAPATI, S. and CHINTALAPATI, V. R. 2016. Pontibacillus salipaludis sp. nov., a slightly halophilic bacterium isolated from a salt pan. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 66, 3884-3889.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Pontibacillus yanchengensis Yang et al. 2011, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) Y32 = CCTCC AB 209311 = CGMCC 1.10680 = NRRL B-59408.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EF533969.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. yanchengensis, of or belonging to Yancheng, as the type strain was isolated from a salt field in Yancheng.
Valid publication: YANG (Y.), ZOU (Z.), HE (M.) and WANG (G.): Pontibacillus yanchengensis sp. nov., a moderately halophilic bacterium isolated from salt field soil. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2011, 61, 1906-1911.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: In the paper by Yang et al. 2011, the type strain CCTCC AB 209311 is cited as CCTCC AB209311.

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