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Genus Psychromonas

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: 14
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).


 

Psychromonas Mountfort et al. 1998, gen. nov. (Type genus of the family ¤ Psychromonadaceae Ivanova et al. 2004).
Type species: ¤ Psychromonas antarctica corrig. Mountfort et al. 1998.
Etymology: Gr. adj. psuchros, cold; Gr. fem. n. monas, a monad, unit; N.L. fem. n. Psychromonas, a cold monad.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 66. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1998, 48, 631-632.
Effective publication: MOUNTFORT (D.O.), RAINEY (F.A.), BURGHART (J.), KASPAR (H.F.) and STACKEBRANDT (E.): Psychromonas antarcticus gen. nov., sp. nov., a new aerotolerant anaerobic, halophilic psychrophile isolated from pond sediment of the McMurdo Ice Shelf, Antarctica. Arch. Microbiol., 1998, 169, 231-238.
Validation List no. 66 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

Psychromonas Mountfort et al. 1998 emend. Nogi et al. 2002.
Type species: ¤ Psychromonas antarctica corrig. Mountfort et al. 1998.
Etymology: Gr. adj. psuchros, cold; Gr. fem. n. monas, a monad, unit; N.L. fem. n. Psychromonas, a cold monad.
Reference: NOGI (Y.), KATO (C.) and HORIKOSHI (K.): Psychromonas kaikoae sp. nov., a novel piezophilic bacterium from the deepest cold-seep sediments in the Japan Trench. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2002, 52, 1527-1532.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Psychromonas agarivorans Hosoya et al. 2009, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) J42-3A = KCTC 22285 = NBRC 104585.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB374544.
Etymology: N.L. n. agarum, agar; L. part. adj. vorans, devouring, eating; N.L. part. adj. agarivorans, agar-devouring.
Valid publication: HOSOYA (S.), JANG (J.H.), YASUMOTO-HIROSE (M.), MATSUDA (S.) and KASAI (H.): Psychromonas agarivorans sp. nov., a novel agarolytic bacterium. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 1262-1266.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Psychromonas antarctica corrig. Mountfort et al. 1998, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) star-1 = DSM 10704.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: Y14697.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. antarctica, southern (in this instance pertaining to the Antarctic environment, where the organism was isolated).
Valid publication: Validation List no. 66. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1998, 48, 631-632.
Effective publication: MOUNTFORT (D.O.), RAINEY (F.A.), BURGHART (J.), KASPAR (H.F.) and STACKEBRANDT (E.): Psychromonas antarcticus gen. nov., sp. nov., a new aerotolerant anaerobic, halophilic psychrophile isolated from pond sediment of the McMurdo Ice Shelf, Antarctica. Arch. Microbiol., 1998, 169, 231-238.
Validation List no. 66 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

Note: The original spelling, Psychromonas antarcticus (sic), has been corrected by the Associate Editor, IJSB.
Reference: ASSOCIATE EDITOR, IJSB: Validation List no. 66 (footnote §). Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1998, 48, 631-632.
Validation List no. 66 in IJSEM Online

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Psychromonas aquimarina Miyazaki et al. 2008, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) JAMM 0404 = ATCC BAA-1526 = JCM 14784.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB304805.
Etymology: L. n. aqua, water; L. adj. marinus, of the sea; N.L. fem. adj. aquimarina, of/from seawater.
Valid publication: MIYAZAKI (M.), NOGI (Y.), FUJIWARA (Y.) and HORIKOSHI (K.): Psychromonas japonica sp. nov., Psychromonas aquimarina sp. nov., Psychromonas macrocephali sp. nov. and Psychromonas ossibalaenae sp. nov., psychrotrophic bacteria isolated from sediment adjacent to sperm whale carcasses off Kagoshima, Japan. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 1709-1714.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Psychromonas arctica Groudieva et al. 2003, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) Pull 5.3 = CECT 5674 = DSM 14288.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF374385.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. arctica, from the Arctic, referring to the site were the type strain was isolated.
Valid publication: GROUDIEVA (T.), GROTE (R.) and ANTRANIKIAN (G.): Psychromonas arctica sp. nov., a novel psychrotolerant, biofilm-forming bacterium isolated from Spitzbergen. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2003, 53, 539-546.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Psychromonas boydii Auman et al. 2010, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) 174 = CCM 7498 = DSM 17665.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: FJ822615.
Etymology: N.L. masc. gen. n. boydii, of Boyd, in honour of William L. Boyd, whose career was dedicated to researching psychrophilic bacteria. This epithet was also chosen to honour Josephine W. Boyd.
Valid publication: AUMAN (A.J.), BREEZEE (J.L.), GOSINK (J.J.), SCHUMANN (P.), BARNES (C.R.), KÄMPFER (P.) and STALEY (J.T.): Psychromonas boydii sp. nov., a gas-vacuolate, psychrophilic bacterium isolated from an Arctic sea-ice core. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 84-92.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Psychromonas hadalis Nogi et al. 2007, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) K41G = ATCC BAA-638 = JCM 11830.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB094413.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. hadalis (from Greek Haides), hadal of or relating to the deepest regions of the ocean.
Valid publication: NOGI (Y.), HOSOYA (S.), KATO (C.) and HORIKOSHI (K.): Psychromonas hadalis sp. nov., a novel piezophilic bacterium isolated from the bottom of the Japan Trench. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 1360-1364.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Psychromonas heitensis Hosoya et al. 2008, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) AK15-027 = MBIC 06898 = NCIMB 14416.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB365352.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. heitensis, pertaining to Heita bay, where the organisms were isolated.
Valid publication: HOSOYA (S.), YASUMOTO-HIROSE (M.), ADACHI (K.), KATSUTA (A.) and KASAI (H.): Psychromonas heitensis sp. nov., a psychrotolerant bacterium isolated from seawater in Japan. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 2253-2257.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: The epithet heitensis is a "N.L. fem. adj.", not a "N.L. fem. n." as cited in the paper by Hosoya et al. 2008.

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Psychromonas ingrahamii Auman et al. 2006, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) 37 = CCUG 51855 = CIP 108865.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: U73721.
Etymology: N.L. gen. n. ingrahamii, of Ingraham, in honour of John L. Ingraham for his extensive research on psychrophilic bacteria.
Valid publication: AUMAN (A.J.), BREEZEE (J.L.), GOSINK (J.J.), KÄMPFER (P.) and STALEY (J.T.): Psychromonas ingrahamii sp. nov., a novel gas vacuolate, psychrophilic bacterium isolated from Arctic polar sea ice. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 1001-1007.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Psychromonas japonica Miyazaki et al. 2008, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) JAMM 0394 = ATCC BAA-1525 = JCM 14783.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB304804.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. japonica, pertaining to Japan, where the isolate originated.
Valid publication: MIYAZAKI (M.), NOGI (Y.), FUJIWARA (Y.) and HORIKOSHI (K.): Psychromonas japonica sp. nov., Psychromonas aquimarina sp. nov., Psychromonas macrocephali sp. nov. and Psychromonas ossibalaenae sp. nov., psychrotrophic bacteria isolated from sediment adjacent to sperm whale carcasses off Kagoshima, Japan. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 1709-1714.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Psychromonas kaikoae Nogi et al. 2002, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) JT7304 = ATCC BAA-353 = JCM 11054.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB052160.
Etymology: N.L. fem. gen. n. kaikoae, of KAIKO, the unmanned submersible that collected the samples from which the organism was isolated.
Valid publication: NOGI (Y.), KATO (C.) and HORIKOSHI (K.): Psychromonas kaikoae sp. nov., a novel piezophilic bacterium from the deepest cold-seep sediments in the Japan Trench. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2002, 52, 1527-1532.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: In the paper by Nogi et al. 2002, the type strain ATCC BAA-353 is erroneously cited as ATCC BAA-363.
Reference: TANG (J.): Personal communication (October 02, 2002).

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Psychromonas macrocephali Miyazaki et al. 2008, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) JAMM 0415 = ATCC BAA-1527 = JCM 14785.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB304806.
Etymology: N.L. gen. n. macrocephali, of Physeter macrocephalus, the Latin name for the sperm whale.
Valid publication: MIYAZAKI (M.), NOGI (Y.), FUJIWARA (Y.) and HORIKOSHI (K.): Psychromonas japonica sp. nov., Psychromonas aquimarina sp. nov., Psychromonas macrocephali sp. nov. and Psychromonas ossibalaenae sp. nov., psychrotrophic bacteria isolated from sediment adjacent to sperm whale carcasses off Kagoshima, Japan. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 1709-1714.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Psychromonas marina Kawasaki et al. 2002, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) 4-22 = IAM 14899 = JCM 10501 = NBRC 103166 = NCIMB 13792.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB023378.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. marina, of or belonging to the sea, marine.
Valid publication: KAWASAKI (K.), NOGI (Y.), HISHINUMA (M.), NODASAKA (Y.), MATSUYAMA (H.) and YUMOTO (I.): Psychromonas marina sp. nov., a novel halophilic, facultatively psychrophilic bacterium isolated from the coast of the Okhotsk Sea. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2002, 52, 1455-1459.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Psychromonas ossibalaenae Miyazaki et al. 2008, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) JAMM 0738 = ATCC BAA-1528 = JCM 14786.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB304808.
Etymology: L. n. os ossis, bone; L. n. balaena -ae, whale; N.L. gen. n. ossibalaenae, of a bone of a whale.
Valid publication: MIYAZAKI (M.), NOGI (Y.), FUJIWARA (Y.) and HORIKOSHI (K.): Psychromonas japonica sp. nov., Psychromonas aquimarina sp. nov., Psychromonas macrocephali sp. nov. and Psychromonas ossibalaenae sp. nov., psychrotrophic bacteria isolated from sediment adjacent to sperm whale carcasses off Kagoshima, Japan. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 1709-1714.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Psychromonas profunda Xu et al. 2003, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) 2825 = JCM 11437 = LMG 21260.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ416756.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. profunda, from the deep.
Valid publication: XU (Y.), NOGI (Y.), KATO (C.), LIANG (Z.), RÜGER (H.J.), DE KEGEL (D.) and GLANSDORFF (N.): Psychromonas profunda sp. nov., a psychropiezophilic bacterium from deep Atlantic sediments. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2003, 53, 527-532.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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