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Genus Roseobacter

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: 4
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).


 

Roseobacter Shiba 1991, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Roseobacter litoralis Shiba 1991.
Recommended three-letter abbreviation: Rsb. (see the file ¤ "Three-letter code for abbreviations of generic names").
Etymology: L. adj. roseus, rose-colored, rosy; N.L. masc. n. bacter, rod; N.L. masc. n. Roseobacter, rose-colored rod.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 37. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1991, 41, 331.
Effective publication: SHIBA (T.): Roseobacter litoralis gen. nov., sp. nov., and Roseobacter denitrificans sp. nov., aerobic pink-pigmented bacteria which contain bacteriochlorophyll a. Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 1991, 14, 140-145.
Validation List no. 37 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

Roseobacter Shiba 1991 emend. Martens et al. 2006.
Type species: ¤ Roseobacter litoralis Shiba 1991.
Recommended three-letter abbreviation: Rsb. (see the file ¤ "Three-letter code for abbreviations of generic names").
Etymology: L. adj. roseus, rose-colored, rosy; N.L. masc. n. bacter, rod; N.L. masc. n. Roseobacter, rose-colored rod.
Reference: MARTENS (T.), HEIDORN (T.), PUKALL (R.), SIMON (M.), TINDALL (B.J.) and BRINKHOFF (T.): Reclassification of Roseobacter gallaeciensis Ruiz-Ponte et al. 1998 as Phaeobacter gallaeciensis gen. nov., comb. nov., description of Phaeobacter inhibens sp. nov., reclassification of Ruegeria algicola (Lafay et al. 1995) Uchino et al. 1999 as Marinovum algicola gen. nov., comb. nov., and emended descriptions of the genera Roseobacter, Ruegeria and Leisingera. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 1293-1304.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Roseobacter algicola Lafay et al. 1995, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) FF3 = ATCC 51440= CIP 104267 = DSM 10251 = IAM 14591 = IFO (now NBRC) 16653 = JCM 21266.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: X78315.
Etymology: L. n. alga, alga; L. masc. suff. -cola (from L. masc. n. incola), an inhabitant; N.L. n. algicola, alga dweller.
Valid publication: LAFAY (B.), RUIMY (R.), RAUSCH DE TRAUBENBERG (C.), BREITTMAYER (V.), GAUTHIER (M.J.) and CHRISTEN (R.): Roseobacter algicola sp. nov., a new marine bacterium isolated from the phycosphere of the toxin-producing dinoflagellate Prorocentrum lima. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1995, 45, 290-296.
Original article in IJSEM Online

¤ Ruegeria algicola (Lafay et al. 1995) Uchino et al. 1999, comb. nov.

¤ Marinovum algicola (Lafay et al. 1995) Martens et al. 2006, comb. nov.

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Roseobacter denitrificans Shiba 1991, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) Och 114 = ATCC 33942= CIP 104266 = DSM 7001 = IFO (now NBRC) 15277 = JCM 21267.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: CP000362 (complete genome).
Etymology: N.L. part. adj. denitrificans, denitrifying.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 37. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1991, 41, 331.
Effective publication: SHIBA (T.): Roseobacter litoralis gen. nov., sp. nov., and Roseobacter denitrificans sp. nov., aerobic pink-pigmented bacteria which contain bacteriochlorophyll a. Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 1991, 14, 140-145.
Validation List no. 37 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

Note: Roseobacter denitrificans Shiba 1991 was previously called Erythrobacter sp. OCh114.

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Roseobacter gallaeciensis Ruiz-Ponte et al. 1998, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) BS107 = ATCC 700781= CIP 105210 = DSM 17395 = IFO (now NBRC) 16654 = JCM 21319.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: Y13244.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. gallaeciensis, pertaining to Gallaecia the roman name for Galicia, the north-west region of Spain.
Valid publication: RUIZ-PONTE (C.), CILIA (V.), LAMBERT (C.) and NICOLAS (J.L.): Roseobacter gallaeciensis sp. nov., a new marine bacterium isolated from rearings and collectors of the scallop Pecten maximus. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1998, 48, 537-542.
Original article in IJSEM Online

¤ Phaeobacter gallaeciensis (Ruiz-Ponte et al. 1998) Martens et al. 2006, comb. nov.

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Roseobacter litoralis Shiba 1991, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) Och 149 = ATCC 49566= CIP 104265 = DSM 6996 = IFO (now NBRC) 15278 = JCM 21268.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: X78312, CP002623 (complete genome).
Etymology: L. masc. adj. litoralis, of or belonging to the sea-shore.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 37. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1991, 41, 331.
Effective publication: SHIBA (T.): Roseobacter litoralis gen. nov., sp. nov., and Roseobacter denitrificans sp. nov., aerobic pink-pigmented bacteria which contain bacteriochlorophyll a. Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 1991, 14, 140-145.
Validation List no. 37 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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