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Genus Prochlorothrix

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").

 

Prochlorothrix Burger-Wiersma et al. 1989, gen. nov. (Type genus of the family ¤ Prochlorotrichaceae Burger-Wiersma et al. 1989).
Type species: ¤ Prochlorothrix hollandica Burger-Wiersma et al. 1989.
Etymology: Gr. adj. protos, first, primordial; Gr. adj. chlôros, green; Gr. fem. n. thrix, hair or thread; N.L. fem. n. Prochlorothrix, primordial green hair.
Valid publication: BURGER-WIERSMA (T.), STAL (L.J.) and MUR (L.R.): Prochlorothrix hollandica gen. nov., sp. nov., a filamentous oxygenic photoautrotophic procaryote containing chlorophylls a and b: assignment to Prochlorotrichaceae fam. nov. and order Prochlorales Florenzano, Balloni, and Materassi 1986, with emendation of the ordinal description. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1989, 39, 250-257.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Prochlorothrix hollandica Burger-Wiersma et al. 1989, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) LI-2 ACC15-2 = CCAP 1490/1 = PCC 9006 = SAG 10.89.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AM709625.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. hollandica, pertaining to Holland, part of The Netherlands.
Valid publication: BURGER-WIERSMA (T.), STAL (L.J.) and MUR (L.R.): Prochlorothrix hollandica gen. nov., sp. nov., a filamentous oxygenic photoautrotophic procaryote containing chlorophylls a and b: assignment to Prochlorotrichaceae fam. nov. and order Prochlorales Florenzano, Balloni, and Materassi 1986, with emendation of the ordinal description. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1989, 39, 250-257.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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