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Genus Snodgrassella

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").

 

Snodgrassella Kwong and Moran 2013, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Snodgrassella alvi Kwong and Moran 2013.
Etymology: N.L. dim. fem. n. Snodgrassella, named after Robert Evans Snodgrass, a pioneer in the study of insect physiology in the early 20th century.
Valid publication: KWONG (W.K.) and MORAN (N.A.): Cultivation and characterization of the gut symbionts of honey bees and bumble bees: description of Snodgrassella alvi gen. nov., sp. nov., a member of the family Neisseriaceae of the Betaproteobacteria, and Gilliamella apicola gen. nov., sp. nov., a member of Orbaceae fam. nov., Orbales ord. nov., a sister taxon to the order 'Enterobacteriales' of the Gammaproteobacteria. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2013, 63, 2008-2018.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Snodgrassella alvi Kwong and Moran 2013, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) wkB2 = ATCC BAA-2449 = NCIMB 14803 = NRRL B-59751.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: JQ746651.
Etymology: L. gen. n. alvi, of the bowels, referring to the location of the species in the gut of bees.
Valid publication: KWONG (W.K.) and MORAN (N.A.): Cultivation and characterization of the gut symbionts of honey bees and bumble bees: description of Snodgrassella alvi gen. nov., sp. nov., a member of the family Neisseriaceae of the Betaproteobacteria, and Gilliamella apicola gen. nov., sp. nov., a member of Orbaceae fam. nov., Orbales ord. nov., a sister taxon to the order 'Enterobacteriales' of the Gammaproteobacteria. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2013, 63, 2008-2018.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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