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Genus Thalassolituus

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").

 

Thalassolituus Yakimov et al. 2004, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Thalassolituus oleivorans Yakimov et al. 2004.
Etymology: Gr. fem. n. thalassa, the sea; L. masc. n. lituus, the crooked staff borne by the augurs, an augur's crook, a crook; N.L. masc. n. Thalassolituus, a marine, curve-shaped bacterium.
Valid publication: YAKIMOV (M.M.), GIULIANO (L.), DENARO (R.), CRISAFI (E.), CHERNIKOVA (T.N.), ABRAHAM (W.R.), LUENSDORF (H.), TIMMIS (K.N.) and GOLYSHIN (P.N.): Thalassolituus oleivorans gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel marine bacterium that obligately utilizes hydrocarbons. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2004, 54, 141-148.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Thalassolituus marinus Choi and Cho 2013, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) IMCC1826 = KCTC 23084 = NBRC 107590.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: GQ426888.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. marinus, of the sea, the origin of the sample from which the type strain was isolated.
Valid publication: CHOI (A.) and CHO (J.C.): Thalassolituus marinus sp. nov., a hydrocarbon-utilizing marine bacterium. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2013, 63, 2234-2238.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Thalassolituus oleivorans Yakimov et al. 2004, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) MIL-1 = DSM 14913 = LMG 21420.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ431699.
Etymology: L. neut. n. oleum, oil; L. part. adj. vorans, devouring; N.L. masc. part. adj. oleivorans, oil-devouring.
Valid publication: YAKIMOV (M.M.), GIULIANO (L.), DENARO (R.), CRISAFI (E.), CHERNIKOVA (T.N.), ABRAHAM (W.R.), LUENSDORF (H.), TIMMIS (K.N.) and GOLYSHIN (P.N.): Thalassolituus oleivorans gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel marine bacterium that obligately utilizes hydrocarbons. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2004, 54, 141-148.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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