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Genus Runella

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).


 

Runella Larkin and Williams 1978, genus.
Type species: ¤ Runella slithyformis Larkin and Williams 1978 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: M.E. n. rune, a runic letter (an ancient alphabet); L. fem. suff. -ella, diminutive ending; N.L. fem. n. Runella, intended to mean that which resembles figures of the runic alphabet.
Approved Lists reference: SKERMAN (V.B.D.), McGOWAN (V.) and SNEATH (P.H.A.) (editors): Approved Lists of Bacterial Names. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1980, 30, 225-420 (Approved Lists of Bacterial Names in IJSEM Online - Approved Lists of Bacterial Names Amended edition).
Original publication: LARKIN (J.M.) and WILLIAMS (P.M.): Runella slithyformis gen. nov., sp. nov. a curved, nonflexible, pink bacterium. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology, 1978, 28, 32-36.

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Runella defluvii Lu et al. 2007, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) EMB13 = DSM 17976 = KCTC 12614.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: DQ372980.
Etymology: L. gen. n. defluvii, of sewage.
Valid publication: LU (S.), LEE (J.R.), RYU (S.H.), CHUNG (B.S.), CHOE (W.S.) and JEON (C.O.): Runella defluvii sp. nov., isolated from a domestic wastewater treatment plant. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 2600-2603.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Runella limosa Ryu et al. 2006, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) EMB111 = DSM 17973 = KCTC 12615.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: DQ372985.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. limosa, muddy, pertaining to sludge, the natural habitat of the species.
Valid publication: RYU (S.H.), NGUYEN (T.T.H.), PARK (W.), KIM (C.J.) and JEON (C.O.): Runella limosa sp. nov., isolated from activated sludge. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 2757-2759.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Runella slithyformis Larkin and Williams 1978, species. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 29530= DSM 19594 = LMG 11500.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: M62786, CP002859 (complete genome).
Etymology: slithy, a nonsense word from Lewis Carroll's Jabberwocky for a fictional organism that is "slithy" (presumably a combination of slinky and lithe); L. adj. suffix -formis -is -e (from L. n. forma, figure, shape, appearance), -like, in the shape of; N.L. fem. adj. slithyformis, slithy in form.
Approved Lists reference: SKERMAN (V.B.D.), MCGOWAN (V.) and SNEATH (P.H.A.) (editors): Approved Lists of Bacterial Names. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1980, 30, 225-420 (Approved Lists of Bacterial Names in IJSEM Online - Approved Lists of Bacterial Names Amended edition).
Original publication: LARKIN (J.M.) and WILLIAMS (P.M.): Runella slithyformis gen. nov., sp. nov. a curved, nonflexible, pink bacterium. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology, 1978, 28, 32-36.

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Runella zeae Chelius et al. 2002, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) NS12 = ATCC BAA-293 = LMG 21438.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF137381.
Etymology: L. n. zea, a kind of grain, spelt, and also a botanical genus name (Zea); L. gen. n. zeae, of Zea, named because the organism was isolated from maize, Zea mays.
Valid publication: CHELIUS (M.K.), HENN (J.A.) and TRIPLETT (E.W.): Runella zeae sp. nov., a novel Gram-negative bacterium from the stems of surface-sterilized Zea mays. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2002, 52, 2061-2063.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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