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Genus Starkeya

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).


 

Starkeya Kelly et al. 2000, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Starkeya novella (Starkey 1934) Kelly et al. 2000.
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Starkeya, named after Robert L. Starkey, who made important contributions to the study of soil microbiology and sulfur biochemistry.
Valid publication: KELLY (D.P.), McDONALD (I.R.) and WOOD (A.P.): Proposal for the reclassification of Thiobacillus novellus as Starkeya novella gen. nov., comb. nov., in the α-subclass of the Proteobacteria. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2000, 50, 1797-1802.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Starkeya koreensis Im et al. 2006, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) Jip08 = IAM 15215 = JCM 21669 = KCTC 12212 = NBRC 100963.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB166877.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. koreensis, pertaining to Korea, from where the novel micro-organism was isolated.
Valid publication: IM (W.T.), ASLAM (Z.), LEE (M.), TEN (L.N.), YANG (D.C.) and LEE (S.T.): Starkeya koreensis sp. nov., isolated from rice straw. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 2409-2414.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Starkeya novella (Starkey 1934) Kelly et al. 2000, comb. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 8093= CCM 1077 = CIP 104402 = CIP 106821 = DSM 506 = IAM 12100 = IFO (now NBRC) 14993 = JCM 20403 = NCCB 81075 = NCCB 38019 = NCIMB 9113 = NCIMB 10456.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: D32247, CP002026 (complete genome).
Basonym: ¤ Thiobacillus novellus Starkey 1934 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: L. fem. adj. novella, new.
Valid publication: KELLY (D.P.), McDONALD (I.R.) and WOOD (A.P.): Proposal for the reclassification of Thiobacillus novellus as Starkeya novella gen. nov., comb. nov., in the α-subclass of the Proteobacteria. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2000, 50, 1797-1802.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: In the paper by Kelly et al. 2000, the basonym of Starkeya novella (Starkey 1934) Kelly et al. 2000 is cited as Thiobacillus novellus Starkey 1935 (sic) (Approved Lists 1980).

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