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Genus Scardovia

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: 2
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).


 

Scardovia Jian and Dong 2002, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Scardovia inopinata (Crociani et al. 1996) Jian and Dong 2002.
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Scardovia, named after Vittorio Scardovi, an Italian microbiologist who has made many contributions to our knowledge of bifidobacteria.
Valid publication: JIAN (W.) and DONG (X.): Transfer of Bifidobacterium inopinatum and Bifidobacterium denticolens to Scardovia inopinata gen. nov., comb. nov., and Parascardovia denticolens gen. nov., comb. nov., respectively. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2002, 52, 809-812.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Scardovia Jian and Dong 2002 emend. Downes et al. 2011.
Type species: ¤ Scardovia inopinata (Crociani et al. 1996) Jian and Dong 2002.
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Scardovia, named after Vittorio Scardovi, an Italian microbiologist who has made many contributions to our knowledge of bifidobacteria.
Reference: DOWNES (J.), MANTZOURANI (M.), BEIGHTON (D.), HOOPER (S.), WILSON (M.J.), NICHOLSON (A.) and WADE (W.G.): Scardovia wiggsiae sp. nov., isolated from the human oral cavity and clinical material, and emended descriptions of the genus Scardovia and Scardovia inopinata. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2011, 61, 25-29.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Scardovia inopinata (Crociani et al. 1996) Jian and Dong 2002, comb. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) B3109 = AS1.2187 = CCUG 35729 = DSM 10107 = JCM 12537 = NCTC 12937.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: D89332.
Basonym: ¤ Bifidobacterium inopinatum Crociani et al. 1996.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. inopinata, unexpected, referring to the very unusual morphology.
Valid publication: JIAN (W.) and DONG (X.): Transfer of Bifidobacterium inopinatum and Bifidobacterium denticolens to Scardovia inopinata gen. nov., comb. nov., and Parascardovia denticolens gen. nov., comb. nov., respectively. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2002, 52, 809-812.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Scardovia inopinata (Crociani et al. 1996) Jian and Dong 2002 emend. Downes et al. 2011.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) B3109 = AS1.2187 = CCUG 35729 = DSM 10107 = JCM 12537 = NCTC 12937.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: D89332.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. inopinata, unexpected, referring to the very unusual morphology.
Reference: DOWNES (J.), MANTZOURANI (M.), BEIGHTON (D.), HOOPER (S.), WILSON (M.J.), NICHOLSON (A.) and WADE (W.G.): Scardovia wiggsiae sp. nov., isolated from the human oral cavity and clinical material, and emended descriptions of the genus Scardovia and Scardovia inopinata. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2011, 61, 25-29.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Scardovia wiggsiae Downes et al. 2011, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) C1A_55 = CCUG 58090 = DSM 22547.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY278626.
Etymology: N.L. fem. gen. n. wiggsiae, of Wiggs, named in honour of Lois Wiggs, American microbiologist, for her contributions to anaerobic microbiology.
Valid publication: DOWNES (J.), MANTZOURANI (M.), BEIGHTON (D.), HOOPER (S.), WILSON (M.J.), NICHOLSON (A.) and WADE (W.G.): Scardovia wiggsiae sp. nov., isolated from the human oral cavity and clinical material, and emended descriptions of the genus Scardovia and Scardovia inopinata. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2011, 61, 25-29.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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