Genus Salinispora

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Number of species cited in this file: 2
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 0

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

 

Salinispora Maldonado et al. 2005, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Salinispora arenicola Maldonado et al. 2005.
Etymology: L. adj. salinus, saline; Gr. fem. n. spora, a seed and, in bacteriology, a spore; N.L. fem. n. salinispora, a spore-forming bacterium originating from a saline habitat, indicating the marine habitat of the organism.
Reference: MALDONADO (L.A.), FENICAL (W.), JENSEN (P.R.), KAUFFMAN (C.A.), MINCER (T.J.), WARD (A.C.), BULL (A.T.) and GOODFELLOW (M.): Salinispora arenicola gen. nov., sp. nov. and Salinispora tropica sp. nov., obligate marine actinomycetes belonging to the family Micromonosporaceae. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 1759-1766.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Salinispora arenicola Maldonado et al. 2005, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain CNH-643 = ATCC BAA-917 = DSM 44819 = JCM 13856.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY040619.
Etymology: L. n. arena, sand; L. suff. -cola (from L. n. incola), inhabitant, dweller; N.L. n. arenicola, sand-dweller, indicating isolation from marine sediments.
Reference: MALDONADO (L.A.), FENICAL (W.), JENSEN (P.R.), KAUFFMAN (C.A.), MINCER (T.J.), WARD (A.C.), BULL (A.T.) and GOODFELLOW (M.): Salinispora arenicola gen. nov., sp. nov. and Salinispora tropica sp. nov., obligate marine actinomycetes belonging to the family Micromonosporaceae. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 1759-1766.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Salinispora tropica Maldonado et al. 2005, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain CNB-440 = ATCC BAA-916 = DSM 44818 = JCM 13857.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY040617, CP000667 (complete genome).
Etymology: L. fem. adj. tropica, tropical, pertaining to the tropics, the source of the isolates.
Reference: MALDONADO (L.A.), FENICAL (W.), JENSEN (P.R.), KAUFFMAN (C.A.), MINCER (T.J.), WARD (A.C.), BULL (A.T.) and GOODFELLOW (M.): Salinispora arenicola gen. nov., sp. nov. and Salinispora tropica sp. nov., obligate marine actinomycetes belonging to the family Micromonosporaceae. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 1759-1766.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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