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Genus Serpens

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).


 

Serpens Hespell 1977, genus.
Type species: ¤ Serpens flexibilis Hespell 1977 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: L. fem. n. serpens, snake, serpent.
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: HESPELL (R.B.): Serpens flexibilis gen. nov., sp. nov., an unusually flexible lactate-oxidizing bacterium. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology, 1977, 27, 371-381.

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Serpens flexibilis Hespell 1977, species. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 29606.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: GU269546.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. flexibilis, flexible, pliant.
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: HESPELL (R.B.): Serpens flexibilis gen. nov., sp. nov., an unusually flexible lactate-oxidizing bacterium. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology, 1977, 27, 371-381.

¤ Pseudomonas flexibilis (Hespell 1977, Approved Lists 1980) Shin et al. 2016, comb. nov.

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