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Genus Spongiibacter

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: 4
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 0

Classification (Warning: see also the file "Classification of prokaryotes: Introduction").

 

Spongiibacter Graeber et al. 2008, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Spongiibacter marinus Graeber et al. 2008.
Etymology: L. fem. n. spongia, sponge; N.L. masc. n. bacter, a rod; N.L. masc. n. Spongiibacter, a rod-shaped bacterium isolated from a sponge.
Valid publication: GRAEBER (I.), KAESLER (I.), BORCHERT (M.S.), DIECKMANN (R.), PAPE (T.), LURZ (R.), NIELSEN (P.), VON DÖHREN (H.), MICHAELIS (W.) and SZEWZYK (U.): Spongiibacter marinus gen. nov., sp. nov., a halophilic marine bacterium isolated from the boreal sponge Haliclona sp. 1. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 585-590.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Spongiibacter Graeber et al. 2008 emend. Jang et al. 2011.
Type species: ¤ Spongiibacter marinus Graeber et al. 2008.
Etymology: L. fem. n. spongia, sponge; N.L. masc. n. bacter, a rod; N.L. masc. n. Spongiibacter, a rod-shaped bacterium isolated from a sponge.
Reference: JANG (G.I.), HWANG (C.Y.), CHOI (H.G.), KANG (S.H.) and CHO (B.C.): Description of Spongiibacter borealis sp. nov., isolated from Arctic seawater, and reclassification of Melitea salexigens Urios et al. 2008 as a later heterotypic synonym of Spongiibacter marinus Graeber et al. 2008 with emended descriptions of the genus Spongiibacter and Spongiibacter marinus. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2011, 61, 2895-2900.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: According to Jang et al. 2011, Spongiibacter Graeber et al. 2008 is an earlier heterotypic synonym of ¤ Melitea Urios et al. 2008.
Reference: JANG (G.I.), HWANG (C.Y.), CHOI (H.G.), KANG (S.H.) and CHO (B.C.): Description of Spongiibacter borealis sp. nov., isolated from Arctic seawater, and reclassification of Melitea salexigens Urios et al. 2008 as a later heterotypic synonym of Spongiibacter marinus Graeber et al. 2008 with emended descriptions of the genus Spongiibacter and Spongiibacter marinus. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2011, 61, 2895-2900.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Spongiibacter borealis Jang et al. 2011, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) CL-AS9 = JCM 17304 = KCCM 90094.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: HQ199599.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. borealis, related to the north, boreal.
Valid publication: JANG (G.I.), HWANG (C.Y.), CHOI (H.G.), KANG (S.H.) and CHO (B.C.): Description of Spongiibacter borealis sp. nov., isolated from Arctic seawater, and reclassification of Melitea salexigens Urios et al. 2008 as a later heterotypic synonym of Spongiibacter marinus Graeber et al. 2008 with emended descriptions of the genus Spongiibacter and Spongiibacter marinus. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2011, 61, 2895-2900.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Spongiibacter marinus Graeber et al. 2008, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) HAL40b = CCUG 54896 = DSM 17750.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AM117932.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. marinus, of the sea, marine.
Valid publication: GRAEBER (I.), KAESLER (I.), BORCHERT (M.S.), DIECKMANN (R.), PAPE (T.), LURZ (R.), NIELSEN (P.), VON DÖHREN (H.), MICHAELIS (W.) and SZEWZYK (U.): Spongiibacter marinus gen. nov., sp. nov., a halophilic marine bacterium isolated from the boreal sponge Haliclona sp. 1. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 585-590.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Spongiibacter marinus Graeber et al. 2008 emend. Jang et al. 2011.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) HAL40b = CCUG 54896 = DSM 17750.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AM117932.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. marinus, of the sea, marine.
Reference: JANG (G.I.), HWANG (C.Y.), CHOI (H.G.), KANG (S.H.) and CHO (B.C.): Description of Spongiibacter borealis sp. nov., isolated from Arctic seawater, and reclassification of Melitea salexigens Urios et al. 2008 as a later heterotypic synonym of Spongiibacter marinus Graeber et al. 2008 with emended descriptions of the genus Spongiibacter and Spongiibacter marinus. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2011, 61, 2895-2900.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: According to Jang et al. 2011, Spongiibacter marinus Graeber et al. 2008 is an earlier heterotypic synonym ¤ Melitea salexigens Urios et al. 2008.
Reference: JANG (G.I.), HWANG (C.Y.), CHOI (H.G.), KANG (S.H.) and CHO (B.C.): Description of Spongiibacter borealis sp. nov., isolated from Arctic seawater, and reclassification of Melitea salexigens Urios et al. 2008 as a later heterotypic synonym of Spongiibacter marinus Graeber et al. 2008 with emended descriptions of the genus Spongiibacter and Spongiibacter marinus. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2011, 61, 2895-2900.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Spongiibacter taiwanensis Jean et al. 2016, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) SPT1=JCM 31012=BCRC 80916.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: KT966463.
Whole-genome sequence accession no. for the type strain: .
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. taiwanensis, pertaining to Taiwan, where the type strain was isolated.
Source: Environmental - marine.
Valid publication: JEAN, W. D., YEH, Y. T., HUANG, S. P., CHEN, J. S. and SHIEH, W. Y. 2016. Spongiibacter taiwanensis sp. nov., a marine bacterium isolated from aged seawater. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 66, 4094-4098.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Spongiibacter tropicus Hwang and Cho 2009, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) CL-CB221 = DSM 19543 = KCCM 90065.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EF988653.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. tropicus, tropical, of or pertaining to the tropic(s), relating to its isolation from a tropical ocean.
Valid publication: HWANG (C.Y.) and CHO (B.C.): Spongiibacter tropicus sp. nov., isolated from a Synechococcus culture. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 2176-2179.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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