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Genus Propionispira

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: 4
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 0

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).


 

Propionispira Schink et al. 1983, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Propionispira arboris Schink et al. 1983.
Etymology: N.L. n. acidum propionicum, propionic acid; L. fem. n. spira, a coil; N.L. fem. n. Propionispira, a propionic acid forming coil.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 11. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1983, 33, 672-674.
Effective publication: SCHINK (B.), THOMPSON (T.E.) and ZEIKUS (J.G.): Characterization of Propionispira arboris gen. nov. sp. nov., a nitrogen-fixing anaerobe common to wetwoods of living trees. J. Gen. Microbiol., 1982, 128, 2771-2779.
Validation List no. 11 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Propionispira arboris Schink et al. 1983, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) 12B4 = ATCC 33732= DSM 2179.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: Y18190.
Etymology: L. n. arbor, tree; L. gen. n. arboris, of a tree, referring to the occurrence of this bacterium in wetwood.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 11. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1983, 33, 672-674.
Effective publication: SCHINK (B.), THOMPSON (T.E.) and ZEIKUS (J.G.): Characterization of Propionispira arboris gen. nov. sp. nov., a nitrogen-fixing anaerobe common to wetwoods of living trees. J. Gen. Microbiol., 1982, 128, 2771-2779.
Validation List no. 11 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Propionispira arcuata Ueki et al. 2014, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) WK011=JCM 16475=DSM 22929.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: AB298743.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. arcuata, bowlike, referring to the curved rod-shaped cells.
Source: Industrial.
Valid publication: UEKI, A., WATANABE, M., OHTAKI, Y., KAKU, N. and UEKI, K. 2014. Description of Propionispira arcuata sp. nov., isolated from a methanogenic reactor of cattle waste, reclassification of Zymophilus raffinosivorans and Zymophilus paucivorans as Propionispira raffinosivorans comb. nov. and Propionispira paucivorans comb. nov. and emended description of the genus Propionispira. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 64, 3571-3577.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Propionispira paucivorans Ueki et al. 2014, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) AA1=ATCC 49689=DSM 20756.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: AF373025.
Whole-genome sequence accession no. for the type strain: -.
Basonym: ¤ Zymophilus paucivorans Schleifer et al. 1990
Etymology: L. adj. paucus, few, little; L. v. vorare, to eat; N.L. part. adj. paucivorans, devouring few (carbohydrates).
Source: Industrial.
Valid publication: UEKI, A., WATANABE, M., OHTAKI, Y., KAKU, N. and UEKI, K. 2014. Description of Propionispira arcuata sp. nov., isolated from a methanogenic reactor of cattle waste, reclassification of Zymophilus raffinosivorans and Zymophilus paucivorans as Propionispira raffinosivorans comb. nov. and Propionispira paucivorans comb. nov. and emended description of the genus Propionispira. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 64, 3571-3577.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Propionispira raffinosivorans Ueki et al. 2014, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) SH2=ATCC 49691=DSM 20765.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: DQ217599.
Whole-genome sequence accession no. for the type strain: -.
Basonym: ¤ Zymophilus raffinosivorans Schleifer et al. 1990
Etymology: N.L. n. raffinosum, raffinose; L. v. vorare, to eat; N.L. part. adj. raffinosivorans, raffinose-devouring.
Source: Industrial.
Valid publication: UEKI, A., WATANABE, M., OHTAKI, Y., KAKU, N. and UEKI, K. 2014. Description of Propionispira arcuata sp. nov., isolated from a methanogenic reactor of cattle waste, reclassification of Zymophilus raffinosivorans and Zymophilus paucivorans as Propionispira raffinosivorans comb. nov. and Propionispira paucivorans comb. nov. and emended description of the genus Propionispira. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 64, 3571-3577.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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