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Genus Rhodospira

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").


For a detailed description of this taxon see Bergey’s Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria (BMSAB).


 

Rhodospira Pfennig et al. 1998, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Rhodospira trueperi Pfennig et al. 1998.
Recommended three-letter abbreviation: Rsa. (see the file ¤ "Three-letter code for abbreviations of generic names").
Etymology: Gr. n. rhodon, the rose; L. fem. n. spira, a spiral; N.L. fem. n. Rhodospira, the rose spiral.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 64. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1998, 48, 327-328.
Effective publication: PFENNIG (N.), LÜNSDORF (H.), SÜLING (J.) and IMHOFF (J.F.): Rhodospira trueperi gen. nov., sp. nov., a new phototrophic proteobacterium of the alpha group. Arch. Microbiol., 1997, 168, 39-45.
Validation List no. 64 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Rhodospira trueperi Pfennig et al. 1998, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) 8316 = ATCC 700224.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: X99671.
Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. trueperi, of Trüper, named for Hans Georg Trüper, a German microbiologist who contributed significantly to our knowledge of the anoxygenic phototrophic bacteria.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 64. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1998, 48, 327-328.
Effective publication: PFENNIG (N.), LÜNSDORF (H.), SÜLING (J.) and IMHOFF (J.F.): Rhodospira trueperi gen. nov., sp. nov., a new phototrophic proteobacterium of the alpha group. Arch. Microbiol., 1997, 168, 39-45.
Validation List no. 64 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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