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Genus Stella

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).


 

Stella Vasilyeva 1985, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Stella humosa Vasilyeva 1985.
Etymology: L. fem. n. Stella, a star, to denote star-shaped morphology of cells.
Valid publication: VASILYEVA (L.V.): Stella, a new genus of soil prosthecobacteria, with proposals for Stella humosa sp. nov. and Stella vacuolata sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1985, 35, 518-521.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Stella humosa Vasilyeva 1985, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) AUCM B-1137 = ATCC 43930= DSM 5900 = VKM B-1137.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ535710.
Etymology: L. n. humus, soil, earth; L. masc. suff. -osus -a -um, suffix used with the sense of full of, prone to; N.L. fem. adj. humosa, intended to mean pertaining to soil or earth.
Valid publication: VASILYEVA (L.V.): Stella, a new genus of soil prosthecobacteria, with proposals for Stella humosa sp. nov. and Stella vacuolata sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1985, 35, 518-521.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Stella vacuolata Vasilyeva 1985, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 43931= DSM 5901 = INMI 229 = VKM B-1552.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ535711.
Etymology: L. adj. vacuus, empty, void; L. adj. latus, broad, wide; N.L. fem. adj. vacuolata, vacuolate (large areas in cytoplasm appear empty due to gas vesicle formation).
Valid publication: VASILYEVA (L.V.): Stella, a new genus of soil prosthecobacteria, with proposals for Stella humosa sp. nov. and Stella vacuolata sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1985, 35, 518-521.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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