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Genus Rikenella

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).


 

Rikenella Collins et al. 1985, gen. nov. (Type genus of the family ¤ Rikenellaceae Krieg et al. 2012).
Type species: ¤ Rikenella microfusus (Kaneuchi and Mitsuoka 1978) Collins et al. 1985.
Etymology: N.L. fem. dim. n. Rikenella, named after the RIKEN-Institute, Japan, where the organisms were originally isolated.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 18. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1985, 35, 375-376.
Effective publication: COLLINS (M.D.), SHAH (H.N.) and MITSUOKA (T.): Reclassification of Bacteroides microfusus (Kaneuchi and Mitsuoka) in a new genus Rikenella, as Rikenella microfusus comb. nov. Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 1985, 6, 79-81.
Validation List no. 18 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Rikenella microfusus (Kaneuchi and Mitsuoka 1978) Collins et al. 1985, comb. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 29728= CCUG 54772 = DSM 15922 = JCM 2053 = NCTC 11190.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: L16498.
Basonym: ¤ Bacteroides microfusus Kaneuchi and Mitsuoka 1978 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology:   Gr. adj. mikros, small; L. n. fusus, a spindle; N.L. n. microfusus (nominative in apposition), a small spindle (referring to cellular morphology).
Valid publication: Validation List no. 18. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1985, 35, 375-376.
Effective publication: COLLINS (M.D.), SHAH (H.N.) and MITSUOKA (T.): Reclassification of Bacteroides microfusus (Kaneuchi and Mitsuoka) in a new genus Rikenella, as Rikenella microfusus comb. nov. Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 1985, 6, 79-81.
Validation List no. 18 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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