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Genus Saprospira

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).


 

Saprospira Gross 1911, genus. (Type genus of the family ¤ Saprospiraceae Krieg et al. 2012).
Type species: ¤ Saprospira grandis Gross 1911 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: Gr. adj. sapros, rotten, putrid; L. fem. n. spira, a coil, spire, spiral; N.L. fem. n. Saprospira, spiral associated with decaying matter.
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: GROSS (J.): Über freilebende Spironemaceen. Mitteilungen aus der Zoologischen Station zu Neapel, 1911, 20, 188-203.

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Saprospira grandis Gross 1911, species. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 23119= JCM 21750 = LMG 10407.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: M58795.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. grandis, large.
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: GROSS (J.): Über freilebende Spironemaceen. Mitteilungen aus der Zoologischen Station zu Neapel, 1911, 20, 188-203.

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