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Genus Sporobacter

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").


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


 

Sporobacter Grech-Mora et al. 1996, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Sporobacter termitidis Grech-Mora et al. 1996.
Etymology: N.L. n. spora (from Gr. n. spora, a seed), a spore; N.L. masc. n. bacter, rod; N.L. masc. n. Sporobacter, a spore-forming rod.
Valid publication: GRECH-MORA (I.), FARDEAU (M.L.), PATEL (B.K.C.), OLLIVIER (B.), RIMBAULT (A.), PRENSIER (G.), GARCIA (J.L.) and GARNIER-SILLAM (E.): Isolation and characterization of Sporobacter termitidis gen. nov., sp. nov., from the digestive tract of the wood-feeding termite Nasutitermes lujae. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1996, 46, 512-518.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Sporobacter termitidis Grech-Mora et al. 1996, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) SYR = DSM 10068.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: Z49863.
Etymology: L. n. termes -itis, wood-eating worm; N.L. masc. adj. termitidis, pertaining to the termite.
Valid publication: GRECH-MORA (I.), FARDEAU (M.L.), PATEL (B.K.C.), OLLIVIER (B.), RIMBAULT (A.), PRENSIER (G.), GARCIA (J.L.) and GARNIER-SILLAM (E.): Isolation and characterization of Sporobacter termitidis gen. nov., sp. nov., from the digestive tract of the wood-feeding termite Nasutitermes lujae. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1996, 46, 512-518.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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