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Genus Saccharospirillum

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: 3
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 0

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

 

Saccharospirillum Labrenz et al. 2003, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Saccharospirillum impatiens Labrenz et al. 2003.
Etymology: Gr. n. sakkharos, sugar; Gr. n. spira, a spiral; N.L. dim. neut. n. spirillum, a small spiral; N.L. neut. n. Saccharospirillum, a small spiral that catabolizes sugars.
Valid publication: LABRENZ (M.), LAWSON (P.A.), TINDALL (B.J.), COLLINS (M.D.) and HIRSCH (P.): Saccharospirillum impatiens gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel γ-Proteobacterium isolated from hypersaline Ekho Lake (East Antarctica). Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2003, 53, 653-660.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: The gender of the genus name Saccharospirillum is not given in the paper by Labrenz et al. 2003. According to Rule 65(2), Saccharospirillum is in the neuter gender.

Saccharospirillum Labrenz et al. 2003 emend. Choi et al. 2011.
Type species: ¤ Saccharospirillum impatiens Labrenz et al. 2003.
Etymology: Gr. n. sakkharos, sugar; Gr. n. spira, a spiral; N.L. dim. neut. n. spirillum, a small spiral; N.L. neut. n. Saccharospirillum, a small spiral that catabolizes sugars.
Reference: CHOI (A.), OH (H.M.) and CHO (J.C.): Saccharospirillum aestuarii sp. nov., isolated from tidal flat sediment, and an emended description of the genus Saccharospirillum. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2011, 61, 487-492.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Saccharospirillum aestuarii Choi et al. 2011, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) IMCC4453 = KCCM 42930 = KCTC 22684 = NBRC 105825.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: GQ250189.
Etymology: L. gen. n. aestuarii, of a tidal flat.
Valid publication: CHOI (A.), OH (H.M.) and CHO (J.C.): Saccharospirillum aestuarii sp. nov., isolated from tidal flat sediment, and an emended description of the genus Saccharospirillum. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2011, 61, 487-492.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Saccharospirillum impatiens Labrenz et al. 2003, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) EL-105 = CECT 5721 = DSM 12546.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ315983.
Etymology: L. adj. impatiens, unable to tolerate (antibiotics).
Valid publication: LABRENZ (M.), LAWSON (P.A.), TINDALL (B.J.), COLLINS (M.D.) and HIRSCH (P.): Saccharospirillum impatiens gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel γ-Proteobacterium isolated from hypersaline Ekho Lake (East Antarctica). Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2003, 53, 653-660.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Saccharospirillum salsuginis Chen et al. 2009, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) YIM-Y25 = CCTCC AA 207033 = KCTC 22169.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EF177670.
Etymology: L. n. salsugo -inis, brine; L. gen. fem. n. salsuginis, of/from brine.
Valid publication: CHEN (Y.G.), CUI (X.L.), LI (Q.Y.), WANG (Y.X.), TANG (S.K.), LIU (Z.X.), WEN (M.L.), PENG (Q.) and XU (L.H.): Saccharospirillum salsuginis sp. nov., a gammaproteobacterium from a subterranean brine. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 1382-1386.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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