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Genus Sporichthya

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").


For a detailed description of this taxon see Bergey’s Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria (BMSAB).


 

Sporichthya Lechevalier et al. 1968, genus. (Type genus of the family ¤ Sporichthyaceae Rainey et al. 1997).
Type species: ¤ Sporichthya polymorpha Lechevalier et al. 1968 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: Gr. n. spora, a seed and, in biology, a spore; Gr. n. ikhthus, fish; N.L. fem. n. Sporichthya, an organism with fish-like spores.
Approved Lists reference: SKERMAN (V.B.D.), McGOWAN (V.) and SNEATH (P.H.A.) (editors): Approved Lists of Bacterial Names. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1980, 30, 225-420 (Approved Lists of Bacterial Names in IJSEM Online - Approved Lists of Bacterial Names Amended edition).
Original publication: LECHEVALIER (M.P.), LECHEVALIER (H.A.) and HOLBERT (P.E.): Sporichthya, un nouveau genre de Streptomycetaceae. Annales de l'Institut Pasteur (Paris), 1968, 114, 277-285.

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Sporichthya brevicatena Tamura et al. 1999, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) YU720-21 = IFO (now NBRC) 16195 = JCM 10671.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB006164.
Etymology: L. adj. brevis, short; L. fem. n. catena, chain; N.L. fem. n. brevicatena (nominative in apposition), a short chain, microorganism having short chains.
Valid publication: TAMURA (T.), HAYAKAWA (M.) and HATANO (K.): Sporichthya brevicatena sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1999, 49, 1779-1784.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Sporichthya polymorpha Lechevalier et al. 1968, species. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 23823= DSM 43042 = IFO (now NBRC) 12702 = JCM 3089 = NRRL B-3709 = VKM Ac-1863.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB025317.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. polymorpha (from Gr. adj. polumorphos -on), multiform, polymorphic, microorganism having many shapes.
Approved Lists reference: SKERMAN (V.B.D.), McGOWAN (V.) and SNEATH (P.H.A.) (editors): Approved Lists of Bacterial Names. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1980, 30, 225-420 (Approved Lists of Bacterial Names in IJSEM Online - Approved Lists of Bacterial Names Amended edition).
Original publication: LECHEVALIER (M.P.), LECHEVALIER (H.A.) and HOLBERT (P.E.): Sporichthya, un nouveau genre de Streptomycetaceae. Annales de l'Institut Pasteur (Paris), 1968, 114, 277-285.

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