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Genus Spongiibacterium

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").

 

Spongiibacterium Yoon and Oh 2012, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Spongiibacterium flavum Yoon and Oh 2012.
Etymology: L. fem. n. spongia, sponge; L. neut. n. bacterium, a rod; N.L. neut. n. Spongiibacterium, a rod-shaped bacterium isolated from a sponge.
Valid publication: YOON (B.J.) and OH (D.C.): Spongiibacterium flavum gen. nov., sp. nov., a member of the family Flavobacteriaceae isolated from the marine sponge Halichondria oshoro, and emended descriptions of the genera Croceitalea and Flagellimonas. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2012, 62, 1158-1164.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Spongiibacterium Yoon and Oh 2012 emend. Gao et al. 2015.
Reference: GAO, X., ZHANG, Z., DAI, X. and ZHANG, X.-H. 2015. Spongiibacterium pacificum sp. nov., isolated from seawater of South Pacific Gyre and emended description of the genus Spongiibacterium. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 65, 154-158
Original article.

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Spongiibacterium flavum Yoon and Oh 2012, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) A11 = DSM 22638 = KCTC 22665.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: FJ348473.
Etymology: L. neut. adj. flavum, yellow, the colour of colonies or pigment.
Valid publication: YOON (B.J.) and OH (D.C.): Spongiibacterium flavum gen. nov., sp. nov., a member of the family Flavobacteriaceae isolated from the marine sponge Halichondria oshoro, and emended descriptions of the genera Croceitalea and Flagellimonas. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2012, 62, 1158-1164.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Spongiibacterium pacificum Gao et al. 2015, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) SW169=JCM 18379=LMG 26997.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: JX501249.
Etymology: L. neut. adj. pacificum, peaceful, pertaining to the Pacific Ocean.
Source: Environmental - marine.
Valid publication: GAO, X., ZHANG, Z., DAI, X. and ZHANG, X.-H. 2015. Spongiibacterium pacificum sp. nov., isolated from seawater of South Pacific Gyre and emended description of the genus Spongiibacterium. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 65, 154-158
Original article in IJSEM Online

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