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Genus Shimwellia

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").

 

Shimwellia Priest and Barker 2010, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Shimwellia pseudoproteus Priest and Barker 2010.
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Shimwellia, named after J. L. Shimwell who first isolated the bacterium.
Valid publication: PRIEST (F.G.) and BARKER (M.): Gram-negative bacteria associated with brewery yeasts: reclassification of Obesumbacterium proteus biogroup 2 as Shimwellia pseudoproteus gen. nov., sp. nov., and transfer of Escherichia blattae to Shimwellia blattae comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 828-833.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Shimwellia blattae (Burgess et al. 1973) Priest and Barker 2010, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 29907= CDC 9005-74 = CIP 103175 = CIP 104942 = DSM 4481 = HAMBI 1692 = JCM 1650 = LMG 3030 = NCTC 12127.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: JN175333.
Basonym: ¤ Escherichia blattae Burgess et al. 1973 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: L. gen. n. blattae, of the cockroach.
Valid publication: PRIEST (F.G.) and BARKER (M.): Gram-negative bacteria associated with brewery yeasts: reclassification of Obesumbacterium proteus biogroup 2 as Shimwellia pseudoproteus gen. nov., sp. nov., and transfer of Escherichia blattae to Shimwellia blattae comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 828-833.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Shimwellia pseudoproteus Priest and Barker 2010, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) 521 = DSM 3038 = LMG 24835 = NCIMB 14534.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: FJ267523.
Etymology: Gr. adj. pseudês, false; L. n. proteus, the ancient sea-god, noted for being able to change his form at will, and also a bacterial epithet; N.L. masc. n. pseudoproteus, the false [Obesumbacterium] proteus.
Valid publication: PRIEST (F.G.) and BARKER (M.): Gram-negative bacteria associated with brewery yeasts: reclassification of Obesumbacterium proteus biogroup 2 as Shimwellia pseudoproteus gen. nov., sp. nov., and transfer of Escherichia blattae to Shimwellia blattae comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 828-833.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: Shimwellia pseudoproteus Priest and Barker 2010 was previously known as ¤ Obesumbacterium proteus hybridisation group 2 or as ¤ Obesumbacterium proteus biogroup 2.

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