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Genus Rheinheimera

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: 19
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 0

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

 

Rheinheimera Brettar et al. 2002, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Rheinheimera baltica Brettar et al. 2002.
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Rheinheimera, named after the German marine microbiologist Gerhard Rheinheimer, in recognition of his work on marine and estuarine bacteria.
Valid publication: BRETTAR (I.), CHRISTEN (R.) and HÖFLE (M.G.): Rheinheimera baltica gen. nov., sp. nov., a blue-coloured bacterium isolated from the central Baltic Sea. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2002, 52, 1851-1857.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Rheinheimera Brettar et al. 2002 emend. Merchant et al. 2007.
Type species: ¤ Rheinheimera baltica Brettar et al. 2002.
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Rheinheimera, named after the German marine microbiologist Gerhard Rheinheimer, in recognition of his work on marine and estuarine bacteria.
Reference: MERCHANT (M.M.), WELSH (A.K.) and McLEAN (R.J.C.): Rheinheimera texasensis sp. nov., a halointolerant freshwater oligotroph. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 2376-2380.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Rheinheimera Brettar et al. 2002 emend. Chen et al. 2010.
Type species: ¤ Rheinheimera baltica Brettar et al. 2002.
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Rheinheimera, named after the German marine microbiologist Gerhard Rheinheimer, in recognition of his work on marine and estuarine bacteria.
References: List of Changes in Taxonomic Opinion no. 13. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2011, 61, 6-7. [CHEN (W.M.), LIN (C.Y.), YOUNG (C.C.) and SHEU (S.Y.): Rheinheimera aquatica sp. nov., an antimicrobial activity producing bacterium isolated from freshwater culture pond. J. Microbiol. Biotechnol., 2010, 20, 1386-1392.]
List of Changes in Taxonomic Opinion no. 13 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

Rheinheimera Brettar et al. 2002 emend. Li et al. 2011.
Type species: ¤ Rheinheimera baltica Brettar et al. 2002.
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Rheinheimera, named after the German marine microbiologist Gerhard Rheinheimer, in recognition of his work on marine and estuarine bacteria.
Reference: LI (H.J.), ZHANG (X.Y.), ZHANG (Y.J.), ZHOU (M.Y.), GAO (Z.M.), CHEN (X.L.), DANG (H.Y.) and ZHANG (Y.Z.): Rheinheimera nanhaiensis sp. nov., isolated from marine sediments, and emended description of the genus Rheinheimera Brettar et al. 2002 emend. Merchant et al. 2007. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2011, 61, 1016-1022.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Rheinheimera Brettar et al. 2002 emend. Liu et al. 2012.
Type species: ¤ Rheinheimera baltica Brettar et al. 2002.
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Rheinheimera, named after the German marine microbiologist Gerhard Rheinheimer, in recognition of his work on marine and estuarine bacteria.
Reference: LIU (Y.), JIANG (J.T.), XU (C.J.), LIU (Y.H.), SONG (X.F.), LI (H.) and LIU (Z.P.): Rheinheimera longhuensis sp. nov., isolated from a slightly alkaline lake, and emended description of genus Rheinheimera Brettar et al. 2002. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2012, 62, 2927-2933.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Rheinheimera aestuari Baek and Jeon 2015, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) H29=KACC 18251=JCM 30404.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: KM588222.
Etymology: L. gen. n. aestuarii, of coastal sediment, from where the organism was isolated.
Source: Environmental - marine.
Valid publication: BAEK, K. and JEON, C. O. 2015. Rheinheimera aestuari sp. nov., a marine bacterium isolated from coastal sediment. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 65, 2640-2645.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Rheinheimera aquatica Chen et al. 2011, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) GR5 = BCRC 80081 = LMG 25379.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: GQ168584.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. aquatica, living, growing, or found in water, aquatic.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 139. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2011, 61, 1011-1013.
Effective publication: CHEN (W.M.), LIN (C.Y.), YOUNG (C.C.) and SHEU (S.Y.): Rheinheimera aquatica sp. nov., an antimicrobial activity-producing bacterium isolated from freshwater culture pond. J. Microbiol. Biotechnol., 2010, 20, 1386-1392.
Validation List no. 139 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Rheinheimera aquimaris Yoon et al. 2007, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) SW-353 = JCM 14331 = KCTC 12840.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EF076757.
Etymology: L. n. aqua, water; L. gen. n. maris, of the sea; N.L. gen. n. aquimaris, of the water of the sea.
Valid publication: YOON (J.H.), BAE (S.E.), KANG (S.J.) and OH (T.K.): Rheinheimera aquimaris sp. nov., isolated from seawater of the East Sea in Korea. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 1386-1390.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: The correct name of the second author of this paper is Soon Ei Bae, not Soon Ei Park as given on the paper by Yoon et al. 2007.
Reference: Erratum. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 2725.
Erratum online

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Rheinheimera arenilitoris Park et al. 2014, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) J-MS1=KCTC 42112=CECT 8623.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: KJ816861.
Etymology: L. n. arena, sand; L. n. litus -oris the seashore, coast; N.L. gen. n. arenilitoris, of sand of seashore, from which the type strain was isolated.
Source: Environmental.
Valid publication: PARK, S., PARK, J.-M., WON, S.-M., JUNG, Y.-T. and YOON, J.-H. 2014. Rheinheimera arenilitoris sp. nov., isolated from seashore sand. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 64, 3749-3754.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Rheinheimera baltica Brettar et al. 2002, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) OSBAC1 = DSM 14885 = LMG 21511.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ441080.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. baltica, pertaining to the Baltic Sea, referring to the source of the type strain.
Valid publication: BRETTAR (I.), CHRISTEN (R.) and HÖFLE (M.G.): Rheinheimera baltica gen. nov., sp. nov., a blue-coloured bacterium isolated from the central Baltic Sea. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2002, 52, 1851-1857.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: The specific epithet is a N.L. fem. adj., not a L. fem. adj. as cited in the paper by Brettar et al. 2002.

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Rheinheimera chironomi Halpern et al. 2007, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) K19414 = DSM 18694 = LMG 23818.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: DQ298025.
Etymology: N.L. gen. n. chironomi, of Chironomus, named after the non-biting midge insect from the genus Chironomus (Diptera; Chironomidae) from which the type strain was isolated.
Valid publication: HALPERN (M.), SENDEROVICH (Y.) and SNIR (S.): Rheinheimera chironomi sp. nov., isolated from a chironomid (Diptera; Chironomidae) egg mass. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 1872-1875.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Rheinheimera hassiensis Suarez et al. 2014, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) E48=LMG 27268=KACC 17070.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: JQ922423.
Whole-genome sequence accession no. for the type strain: N/A.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. hassiensis, pertaining to Hassia, the latin name for Hessen (Germany), the state from which the organism was first isolated.
Source: Plant (50° 27′ 36″ N 8° 44′ 35″ E).
Valid publication: SUAREZ, C., RATERING, S., GEISSLER-PLAUM, R. and SCHNELL, S. 2014. Rheinheimera hassiensis sp. nov. and Rheinheimera muenzenbergensis sp. nov., two species from the rhizosphere of Hordeum secalinum. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 64, 1202-1209.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Rheinheimera japonica Romanenko et al. 2015, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) KMM 9513=NRIC 0918.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: LC004727.
Whole-genome sequence accession no. for the type strain: -.
Etymology: -.
Source: Environmental - marine.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 165. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 65 (2015), 2777-2783.
Validation List Online
Effective publication: Romanenko, L.A., Tanaka, N., Svetashev, V.I., Kalinovskaya, N.I. and Mikhailov, V.V. 2015. Rheinheimera japonica sp. nov., a novel bacterium with antimicrobial activity from seashore sediments of the Sea of Japan. Arch. Microbiol. 197, 613-620.
Effective publication Online

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Rheinheimera longhuensis Liu et al. 2012, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) LH2-2 = CGMCC 1.7003 = NBRC 105632.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EU183319.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. longhuensis, pertaining to Longhu Lake, from which the organism was first isolated.
Valid publication: LIU (Y.), JIANG (J.T.), XU (C.J.), LIU (Y.H.), SONG (X.F.), LI (H.) and LIU (Z.P.): Rheinheimera longhuensis sp. nov., isolated from a slightly alkaline lake, and emended description of genus Rheinheimera Brettar et al. 2002. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2012, 62, 2927-2933.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Rheinheimera mesophila Kumar et al. 2015, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) IITR-13=MTCC 12064=DSM 29723 .
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: KM025195.
Whole-genome sequence accession no. for the type strain: LAVS00000000.
Etymology: Gr. adj. mesos, medium; Gr. adj. philos, loving; N.L. fem. adj. mesophila, medium-(temperature)-loving, mesophilic.
Source: Industrial.
Valid publication: KUMAR, A., BAJAJ, A., MATHAN KUMAR, R., KAUR, G., KAUR, N., KUMAR SINGH, N., MANICKAM, N. and MAYILRAJ, S. 2015. Taxonomic description and genome sequence of Rheinheimera mesophila sp. nov., isolated from an industrial waste site Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 65, 3666-3673.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Rheinheimera muenzenbergensis Suarez et al. 2014, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) E49=LMG 27269=KACC 17071.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: JQ922424.
Whole-genome sequence accession no. for the type strain: N/A.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. muenzenbergensis, pertaining to Münzenberg, the village near the place the organism was first isolated.
Source: Plant (50° 27′ 36″ N 8° 44′ 35″ E).
Valid publication: SUAREZ, C., RATERING, S., GEISSLER-PLAUM, R. and SCHNELL, S. 2014. Rheinheimera hassiensis sp. nov. and Rheinheimera muenzenbergensis sp. nov., two species from the rhizosphere of Hordeum secalinum. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 64, 1202-1209.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Rheinheimera nanhaiensis Li et al. 2011, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) E407-8 = CCTCC AB 209089 = KACC 14030.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: FJ169968.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. nanhaiensis, of or pertaining to NanHai, the Chinese name for the South China Sea, where the type strain was isolated.
Valid publication: LI (H.J.), ZHANG (X.Y.), ZHANG (Y.J.), ZHOU (M.Y.), GAO (Z.M.), CHEN (X.L.), DANG (H.Y.) and ZHANG (Y.Z.): Rheinheimera nanhaiensis sp. nov., isolated from marine sediments, and emended description of the genus Rheinheimera Brettar et al. 2002 emend. Merchant et al. 2007. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2011, 61, 1016-1022.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Rheinheimera pacifica Romanenko et al. 2003, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) CCUG 46544 = IAM 15043 = JCM 12090 = KMM 1406 = NBRC 103167 = NRIC 0539.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB073132.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. pacifica, from the Pacific Ocean, pertaining to the Pacific Ocean sea-water sample from which the type strain was isolated.
Valid publication: ROMANENKO (L.A.), UCHINO (M.), FALSEN (E.), ZHUKOVA (N.V.), MIKHAILOV (V.V.) and UCHIMURA (T.): Rheinheimera pacifica sp. nov., a novel halotolerant bacterium isolated from deep sea water of the Pacific. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2003, 53, 1973-1977.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Rheinheimera perlucida Brettar et al. 2006, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) BA131 = CIP 109200 = LMG 23581.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AM183347.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. perlucida, transparent, referring to the transparent and colourless colonies, to distinguish Rheinheimera perlucida from the type species Rheinheimera baltica, which forms blue-coloured colonies.
Valid publication: BRETTAR (I.), CHRISTEN (R.) and HÖFLE (M.G.): Rheinheimera perlucida sp. nov., a marine bacterium of the Gammaproteobacteria isolated from surface water of the central Baltic Sea. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 2177-2183.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Rheinheimera soli Ryu et al. 2008, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) BD-d46 = DSM 19413 = KCTC 22077.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EF575565.
Etymology: L. neut. gen. n. soli, of soil, the source of the type strain.
Valid publication: RYU (S.H.), CHUNG (B.S.), PARK (M.), LEE (S.S.), LEE (S.S.) and JEON (C.O.): Rheinheimera soli sp. nov., a gammaproteobacterium isolated from soil in Korea. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 2271-2274.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: The epithet soli is a "L. neut. gen. n.", not a "L. fem. gen. n." as cited in the paper by Ryu et al. 2008.

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Rheinheimera tangshanensis Zhang et al. 2008, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) JA3-B52 = CGMCC 1.6362 = DSM 19460.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: DQ874340.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. tangshanensis, pertaining to Tangshan, a city in Hebei Province, PR China, where the type strain was collected.
Valid publication: ZHANG (X.), SUN (L.), QIU (F.), McLEAN (R.J.C.), JIANG (R.) and SONG (W.): Rheinheimera tangshanensis sp. nov., a rice root-associated bacterium. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 2420-2424.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Rheinheimera texasensis Merchant et al. 2007, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) A62-14B = ATCC BAA-1235 = DSM 17496.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY701891.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. texasensis, pertaining to Texas, the location from which the organism was first isolated.
Valid publication: MERCHANT (M.M.), WELSH (A.K.) and McLEAN (R.J.C.): Rheinheimera texasensis sp. nov., a halointolerant freshwater oligotroph. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 2376-2380.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Rheinheimera tilapiae Chen et al. 2013, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) Ruye-90 = BCRC 80263 = KCTC 23315 = LMG 26339.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: HQ111524.
Etymology: N.L. n. tilapia, the common name of tilapiine cichlid fish; N.L. gen. n. tilapiae, of tilapia, referring to the isolation of the type strain from a pond for rearing Tilapia.
Valid publication: CHEN (W.M.), YANG (S.H.), YOUNG (C.C.) and SHEU (S.Y.): Rheinheimera tilapiae sp. nov., isolated from a freshwater culture pond. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2013, 63,1457-1463.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Rheinheimera tuosuensis Zhong et al. 2014, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) TS-T4=CGMCC 1.12461=JCM 19264.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: KC762310.
Whole-genome sequence accession no. for the type strain: N/A.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. tuosuensis, pertaining to Tuosu Lake (Qaidam basin, Qinghai province, China; 37°11′ 15″ N 96°53′ 30″ E), where the type strain was isolated.
Source: Environmental - freshwater.
Valid publication: ZHONG, Z.-P., LIU, Y., LIU, L.-Z., WANG, F., ZHOU, Y.-G. and LIU, Z.-P. 2014. Rheinheimera tuosuensis sp. nov., isolated from a saline lake. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 64, 1142-1148.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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