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Genus Sporomusa

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: 9
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).


 

Sporomusa Möller et al. 1985, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Sporomusa sphaeroides Möller et al. 1985.
Etymology: G. n. spora, a seed, and in biology a spore; N.L. n. Musa, a scientific genus name, a banana (Musa spp.); N.L. fem. n. Sporomusa, spore-bearing banana.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 17. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1985, 35, 223-225.
Effective publication: MÖLLER (B.), OSSMER (R.), HOWARD (B.H.), GOTTSCHALK (G.) and HIPPE (H.): Sporomusa, a new genus of gram-negative anaerobic bacteria including Sporomusa sphaeroides spec. nov. and Sporomusa ovata spec. nov. Arch. Microbiol., 1984, 139, 388-396.
Validation List no. 17 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Sporomusa acidovorans Ollivier et al. 1990, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) Mol = ATCC 49682= DSM 3132.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ279798.
Etymology: N.L. n. acidum (from L. adj. acidus, sour), an acid; L. v. voro, to devour; N.L. part. adj. acidovorans, acid devouring.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 32. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1990, 40, 105-106.
Effective publication: OLLIVIER (B.), CORD-RUWISCH (R.), LOMBARDO (A.) and GARCIA (J.L.): Isolation and characterization of Sporomusa acidovorans sp. nov., a methylotrophic homoacetogenic bacterium. Arch. Microbiol., 1985, 142, 307-310.
Validation List no. 32 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Sporomusa aerivorans Boga et al. 2003, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) TmAO3 = ATCC BAA-625 = DSM 13326.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ506191.
Etymology: L. n. aer aeris, air; L. part. adj. vorans, digesting, devouring; N.L. part. adj. aerivorans, devouring air (oxygen), referring to the high capacity of the organism to reduce oxygen.
Valid publication: BOGA (H.I.), LUDWIG (W.) and BRUNE (A.): Sporomusa aerivorans sp. nov., an oxygen-reducing homoacetogenic bacterium from the gut of a soil-feeding termite. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2003, 53, 1397-1404.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Sporomusa malonica Dehning et al. 1990, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) WoG12 = ATCC 49684= DSM 5090.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ279799.
Etymology: N.L. n. acidum malonicum, malonic acid; N.L. fem. adj. malonica, referring to organism's ability to metabolize malonic acid.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 34. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1990, 40, 320-321.
Effective publication: DEHNING (I.), STIEB (M.) and SCHINK (B.): Sporomusa malonica sp. nov., a homoacetogenic bacterium growing by decarboxylation of malonate or succinate. Arch. Microbiol., 1989, 151, 421-426.
Validation List no. 34 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Sporomusa ovata Möller et al. 1985, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) H1 = ATCC 35899= DSM 2662 = HAMBI 2226.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ279800.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. ovata, egg shaped, ovate, referring to the shape of the endospore.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 17. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1985, 35, 223-225.
Effective publication: MÖLLER (B.), OSSMER (R.), HOWARD (B.H.), GOTTSCHALK (G.) and HIPPE (H.): Sporomusa, a new genus of gram-negative anaerobic bacteria including Sporomusa sphaeroides spec. nov. and Sporomusa ovata spec. nov. Arch. Microbiol., 1984, 139, 388-396.
Validation List no. 17 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Sporomusa paucivorans Hermann et al. 1987, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) DSM 3697.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: FR749939 (type strain DSM 3697, clone 1), FR749940 (type strain DSM 3697, clone 2), FR749941 (type strain DSM 3697, clone 3).
Etymology: L. adj. paucus, a few; L. v. voro, to devour; N.L. part. adj. paucivorans, referring to the relatively small substrate range of the organism.
Valid publication: HERMANN (M.), POPOFF (M.R.) and SEBALD (M.): Sporomusa paucivorans sp. nov., a methylotrophic bacterium that forms acetic acid from hydrogen and carbon dioxide. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1987, 37, 93-101.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: In the paper by Hermann et al., the type strain DSM 3697 is erroneously cited as DSM 3637.

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Sporomusa rhizae Gößner et al. 2006, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) RS = DSM 16652 = ATCC BAA-1028.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AM158322.
Etymology: N.L. gen. n. rhizae (from Gr. n. rhiza, root), of the root, to indicate a bacterium isolated from roots.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 110. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 1459-1460.
Effective publication: GÖßNER (A.S.), KÜSEL (K.), SCHULZ (D.), TRENZ (S.), ACKER (G.), LOVELL (C.R.) and DRAKE (H.L.): Trophic interaction of the aerotolerant anaerobe Clostridium intestinale and the acetogen Sporomusa rhizae sp. nov. isolated from roots of the black needlerush Juncus roemerianus. Microbiology, 2006, 152, 1209-1219.
Validation List no. 110 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Sporomusa silvacetica Kuhner et al. 1997, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) DG-1 = ATCC 700346= DSM 10669.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: Y09976.
Etymology: L. n. silva, forest; N.L. fem. adj. acetica, pertaining to vinegar, acetic acid; N.L. fem. adj. silvacetica, a forest organism producing acetic acid.
Valid publication: KUHNER (C.H.), FRANK (C.), GRIEßHAMMER (A.), SCHMITTROTH (M.), ACKER (G.), GÖßNER (A.) and DRAKE (H.L.): Sporomusa silvacetica sp. nov., an acetogenic bacterium isolated from aggregated forest soil. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1997, 47, 352-358.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Sporomusa sphaeroides Möller et al. 1985, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) E = ATCC 35900= DSM 2875.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ279801.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. sphaeroides, spherical, referring to the shape of the endospore.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 17. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1985, 35, 223-225.
Effective publication: MÖLLER (B.), OSSMER (R.), HOWARD (B.H.), GOTTSCHALK (G.) and HIPPE (H.): Sporomusa, a new genus of gram-negative anaerobic bacteria including Sporomusa sphaeroides spec. nov. and Sporomusa ovata spec. nov. Arch. Microbiol., 1984, 139, 388-396.
Validation List no. 17 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Sporomusa termitida Breznak et al. 1990, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) JSN = JSN-2 = ATCC 49683= DSM 4440.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: M61920.
Etymology: L. n. termes -itis, worm that eats wood; N.L. fem. adj. termitida, referring to termites, from whose intestinal tract the type strain was isolated.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 33. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1990, 40, 212.
Effective publication: BREZNAK (J.A.), SWITZER (J.M.) and SEITZ (H.J.): Sporomusa termitida sp. nov., an H2/CO2-utilizing acetogen isolated from termites. Arch. Microbiol., 1988, 150, 282-288.
Validation List no. 33 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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