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Genus Rathayibacter

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: 6
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).


 

Rathayibacter Zgurskaya et al. 1993, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Rathayibacter rathayi (Smith 1913) Zgurskaya et al. 1993.
Etymology: N.L. n. Rathaya, Rathay, referring to E. Rathay, Australian plant pathologist who first isolated strains of the genus; N.L. masc. n. bacter, rod; N.L. masc. n. Rathayibacter, a rod isolated by Rathay.
Valid publication: ZGURSKAYA (H.I.), EVTUSHENKO (L.I.), AKIMOV (V.N.) and KALAKOUTSKII (L.V.): Rathayibacter gen. nov., including the species Rathayibacter rathayi comb. nov., Rathayibacter tritici comb. nov., Rathayibacter iranicus comb. nov., and six strains from annual grasses. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1993, 43, 143-149.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Rathayibacter caricis Dorofeeva et al. 2002, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) UCM Ac-618 = JCM 13576 = VKM Ac-1799.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF159364.
Etymology: L. n. carex, sedge; L. gen. n. caricis, of sedge, where the type strain of this species was found.
Valid publication: DOROFEEVA (L.V.), EVTUSHENKO (L.I.), KRAUSOVA (V.I.), KARPOV (A.V.), SUBBOTIN (S.A.) and TIEDJE (J.M.): Rathayibacter caricis sp. nov. and Rathayibacter festucae sp. nov., isolated from the phyllosphere of Carex sp. and the leaf gall induced by the nematode Anguina graminis on Festuca rubra L., respectively. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2002, 52, 1917-1923.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Rathayibacter festucae Dorofeeva et al. 2002, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) UCM Ac-619 = JCM 13577 = VKM Ac-1390.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AM410683.
Etymology: N.L. gen. n. festucae, of/from Festuca, generic name of fescue, a host plant of this species.
Valid publication: DOROFEEVA (L.V.), EVTUSHENKO (L.I.), KRAUSOVA (V.I.), KARPOV (A.V.), SUBBOTIN (S.A.) and TIEDJE (J.M.): Rathayibacter caricis sp. nov. and Rathayibacter festucae sp. nov., isolated from the phyllosphere of Carex sp. and the leaf gall induced by the nematode Anguina graminis on Festuca rubra L., respectively. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2002, 52, 1917-1923.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: The specific epithet, festucae, is a "N.L. gen. n." not a "M.L. adj." as cited in the paper by Dorofeeva et al. 2002.

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Rathayibacter iranicus (Carlson and Vidaver 1982) Zgurskaya et al. 1993, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) CCUG 23897 = CFBP 807 = CIP 104037 = DSM 7484 = ICMP 3496 = JCM 9308 = LMG 3677 = NCPPB 2253 = VKM Ac-1602.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AM410684.
Basonym: ¤ Corynebacterium iranicum (ex Scharif 1961) Carlson and Vidaver 1982.
Other synonyms: ¤ Clavibacter iranicus (Carlson and Vidaver 1982) Davis et al. 1984, "Corynebacterium iranicum" Scharif 1961.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. iranicus, of or belonging to Iran.
Valid publication: ZGURSKAYA (H.I.), EVTUSHENKO (L.I.), AKIMOV (V.N.) and KALAKOUTSKII (L.V.): Rathayibacter gen. nov., including the species Rathayibacter rathayi comb. nov., Rathayibacter tritici comb. nov., Rathayibacter iranicus comb. nov., and six strains from annual grasses. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1993, 43, 143-149.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Rathayibacter rathayi (Smith 1913) Zgurskaya et al. 1993, comb. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) CFBP 2406 = CIP 104036 = DSM 7485 = ICMP 2574 = JCM 9307 = LMG 7288 = NCPPB 2980 = VKM Ac-1601.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: X77439.
Basonym: ¤ Corynebacterium rathayi (Smith 1913) Dowson 1942 (Approved Lists 1980).
Other synonyms: ¤ Clavibacter rathayi (Smith 1913) Davis et al. 1984, "Aplanobacter rathayi" Smith 1913, "Bacterium rathayi" (Smith 1913) Aujeszky 1914, "Phytomonas rathayi" (Smith 1913) Bergey et al. 1923, "Erwinia rathayi" (Smith 1913) Gram et al. 1929, "Agrobacterium rathayi" (Smith 1913) Savulescu 1947, "Pseudobacterium rathayi" (Smith 1913) Krasil'nikov 1949.
Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. rathayi, of Rathay, named for E. Rathay, an Australian plant pathologist, who first isolated the organism.
Valid publication: ZGURSKAYA (H.I.), EVTUSHENKO (L.I.), AKIMOV (V.N.) and KALAKOUTSKII (L.V.): Rathayibacter gen. nov., including the species Rathayibacter rathayi comb. nov., Rathayibacter tritici comb. nov., Rathayibacter iranicus comb. nov., and six strains from annual grasses. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1993, 43, 143-149.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Rathayibacter toxicus (Riley and Ophel 1992) Sasaki et al. 1998, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) CS14 = ATCC 49908= CIP 104617 = DSM 7488 = ICMP 9525 = JCM 9669 = NCPPB 3552.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: D84127.
Basonym: ¤ Clavibacter toxicus Riley and Ophel 1992.
Etymology: The etymology provided by Riley and Ophel 1992 is the following: L. m. toxicus (sic), poison.
Valid publication: SASAKI (J.), CHIJIMATSU (M.) and SUZUKI (K.I.): Taxonomic significance of 2,4-diaminobutyric acid isomers in the cell wall peptidoglycan of actinomycetes and reclassification of Clavibacter toxicus as Rathayibacter toxicus comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1998, 48, 403-410.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Rathayibacter tritici (Carlson and Vidaver 1982) Zgurskaya et al. 1993, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 11403= CCUG 23914 = CFBP 1385 = CIP 104038 = DSM 7486 = ICMP 2626 = JCM 9309 = LMG 3728 = NCPPB 1857 = VKM Ac-1603.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: X77438.
Basonym: ¤ Corynebacterium tritici (ex Hutchinson 1917) Carlson and Vidaver 1982.
Other synonyms: ¤ Clavibacter tritici (Carlson and Vidaver 1982) Davis et al. 1984, "Pseudomonas tritici" Hutchinson 1917, "Corynebacterium tritici" (Hutchinson 1917) Burkholder 1948.
Etymology: L. n. triticum, wheat, and also  the generic name of wheat (Triticum); L. gen. n. tritici, of wheat, of Triticum.
Valid publication: ZGURSKAYA (H.I.), EVTUSHENKO (L.I.), AKIMOV (V.N.) and KALAKOUTSKII (L.V.): Rathayibacter gen. nov., including the species Rathayibacter rathayi comb. nov., Rathayibacter tritici comb. nov., Rathayibacter iranicus comb. nov., and six strains from annual grasses. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1993, 43, 143-149.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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