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Genus Sphaerobacter

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").

 

Sphaerobacter Demharter et al. 1989, gen. nov. (Type genus of the order ¤ Sphaerobacterales Stackebrandt et al. 1997; type genus of the family ¤ Sphaerobacteraceae Stackebrandt et al. 1997).
Type species: ¤ Sphaerobacter thermophilus Demharter et al. 1989.
Etymology: L. n. sphaera, sphere; N.L. masc. n. bacter, a rod; N.L. masc. n. Sphaerobacter, spherical rod (!), probably intended to mean spherical bacterium.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 31. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1989, 39, 495-497.
Effective publication: DEMHARTER (W.), HENSEL (R.), SMIDA (J.) and STACKEBRANDT (E.): Sphaerobacter thermophilus gen. nov., sp. nov. A deeply rooting member of the actinomycetes subdivision isolated from thermophilically treated sewage sludge. Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 1989, 11, 261-266.
Validation List no. 31 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Sphaerobacter thermophilus Demharter et al. 1989, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) S 6022 = DSM 20745.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: CP001823 (strain DSM 20745, chromosome 1, complete genome), CP001824 (strain DSM 20745, chromosome 2, complete genome).
Etymology: Gr. n. thermê, heat; N.L. adj. philus -a -um (from Gr. adj. philos -ê -on), friend, loving; N.L. masc. adj. thermophilus, heat-loving.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 31. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1989, 39, 495-497.
Effective publication: DEMHARTER (W.), HENSEL (R.), SMIDA (J.) and STACKEBRANDT (E.): Sphaerobacter thermophilus gen. nov., sp. nov. A deeply rooting member of the actinomycetes subdivision isolated from thermophilically treated sewage sludge. Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 1989, 11, 261-266.
Validation List no. 31 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

Sphaerobacter thermophilus Demharter et al. 1989 emend. Houghton et al. 2015.
Reference: HOUGHTON, K. M., MORGAN, X. C., LAGUTIN, K., MACKENZIE, A. D., VYSSOTSKII, M., MITCHELL, K. A., MCDONALD, I. R., MORGAN, H. W., POWER, J. F., MOREAU, J. W., HANSSEN, E. and STOTT, M. B. 2015. Thermorudis pharmacophila sp. nov., a novel member of the class Thermomicrobia isolated from geothermal soil, and emended descriptions of Thermomicrobium roseum, Thermomicrobium carboxidum, Thermorudis peleae and Sphaerobacter thermophilus. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 65, 4479-4487.
Original article.

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