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Genus Telluria

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).


 

Telluria Bowman et al. 1993, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Telluria mixta (Bowman et al. 1989) Bowman et al. 1993.
Etymology: L. fem. n. tellus -uris, the ground, land, earth and also a Roman goddess of the earth (Tellus); N.L. fem. n. Telluria, a bacterium isolated from the earth.
Valid publication: BOWMAN (J.P.), SLY (L.I.), HAYWARD (A.C.), SPIEGEL (Y.) and STACKEBRANDT (E.): Telluria mixta (Pseudomonas mixta Bowman, Sly, and Hayward 1988) gen. nov., comb. nov., and Telluria chitinolytica sp. nov., soil-dwelling organisms which actively degrade polysaccharides. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1993, 43, 120-124.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Telluria chitinolytica Bowman et al. 1993, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) 20M = ACM 3522 = CIP 104069 = CNCM I-804.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: X65590.
Etymology: N.L. n. chitinum, chitin, a polysaccharide; N.L. adj. lyticus -a -um (from Gr. adj. lutikos -ê -on), able to loosen, able to dissolve; N.L. fem. adj. chitinolytica, dissolving chitin.
Valid publication: BOWMAN (J.P.), SLY (L.I.), HAYWARD (A.C.), SPIEGEL (Y.) and STACKEBRANDT (E.): Telluria mixta (Pseudomonas mixta Bowman, Sly, and Hayward 1988) gen. nov., comb. nov., and Telluria chitinolytica sp. nov., soil-dwelling organisms which actively degrade polysaccharides. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1993, 43, 120-124.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: CNCM is solely set up to deal with deposits on a confidential basis (i.e. patent deposits under the Budapest Treaty). Strain CNCM I-804 is probably a patent deposit.

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Telluria mixta (Bowman et al. 1989) Bowman et al. 1993, comb. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ACM 1762 = ATCC 49108= CCUG 35206 = CIP 104068 = DSM 4832 = LMG 11547 = UQM 1762.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: X65589.
Basonym: ¤ Pseudomonas mixta Bowman et al. 1989.
Etymology: L. fem. part. adj. mixta (from L. v. misceo), mixed, referring to mixed flagellation.
Valid publication: BOWMAN (J.P.), SLY (L.I.), HAYWARD (A.C.), SPIEGEL (Y.) and STACKEBRANDT (E.): Telluria mixta (Pseudomonas mixta Bowman, Sly, and Hayward 1988) gen. nov., comb. nov., and Telluria chitinolytica sp. nov., soil-dwelling organisms which actively degrade polysaccharides. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1993, 43, 120-124.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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