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Genus Thalassospira

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: 11
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 0

Classification (Warning: see also the file "Classification of prokaryotes: Introduction").

 

Thalassospira López-López et al. 2002, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Thalassospira lucentensis López-López et al. 2002.
Etymology: Gr. fem. n. thalassa, the sea; Gr. fem. n. spira, a spire; N.L. fem. n. Thalassospira, spiral-shaped organism from the sea.
Valid publication: LÓPEZ-LÓPEZ (A.), PUJALTE (M.J.), BENLLOCH (S.), MATA-ROIG (M.), ROSSELLÓ-MORA (R.), GARAY (E.) and RODRÍGUEZ-VALERA (F.): Thalassospira lucentensis gen. nov., sp. nov., a new marine member of the α-Proteobacteria. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2002, 52, 1277-1283.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Thalassospira López-López et al. 2002 emend. Liu et al. 2007.
Type species: ¤ Thalassospira lucentensis López-López et al. 2002.
Etymology: Gr. fem. n. thalassa, the sea; Gr. fem. n. spira, a spire; N.L. fem. n. Thalassospira, spiral-shaped organism from the sea.
Reference: LIU (C.), WU (Y.), LI (L.), MA (Y.) and SHAO (Z.): Thalassospira xiamenensis sp. nov. and Thalassospira profundimaris sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 316-320.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Thalassospira alkalitolerans Tsubouchi et al. 2014, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) MBE#61=JCM 18968=CECT 8273.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: AB786710.
Etymology: N.L. n. alkali (from Arabic article al, the; Arabic n. qaliy, ashes of saltwort), alkali; L. part. adj. tolerans, tolerating; N.L. part. adj. alkalitolerans, alkali-tolerating, referring to the ability of the organism to tolerate alkaline media.
Source: Environmental - marine.
Reference: TSUBOUCHI, T., OHTA, Y., HAGA, T., USUI, K., SHIMANE, Y., MORI, K., TANIZAKI, A., ADACHI, A., KOBAYASHI, K., YUKAWA, K., TAKAGI, E., TAME, A., UEMATSU, K., MARUYAMA, T. and HATADA, Y. 2014. Thalassospira alkalitolerans sp. nov. and Thalassospira mesophila sp. nov., isolated from a decaying bamboo sunken in the marine environment, and emended description of the genus Thalassospira. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 64, 107-115.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Thalassospira australica Ivanova et al. 2016, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) NP 3b2=JCM 31222=KMM 6365.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: KU553304.
Whole-genome sequence accession no.: JRJE00000000.1.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. australica, pertaining to the geographic region, Australia, where the type strain was isolated.
Source: Environmental - marine.
Valid publication: VALIDATION LIST no. 172. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 66 (2016), 4299–4305.
Validation List Online
Effective publication: Ivanova, E. P., López-Pérez, M., Webb, H. K., Ng, H. J., Dang, T. H. Y., Zhukova, N. V., Mikhailov, V. V., Crawford, R. J. and Rodriguez-Valera, F. 2016. Thalassospira australica sp. nov. isolated from sea water. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 109, 1091-1100.
Effective publication Online

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Thalassospira indica Liu et al. 2016, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) PB8B=MCCC 1A01103=LMG 29620.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: EU440798.
Whole-genome sequence accession no. for the type strain: JPWE00000000.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. indica, Indian, referring to the Indian Ocean, where the type strain was isolated.
Source: Environmental - marine.
Valid publication: LIU, Y., LAI, Q., DU, J., SUN, F. and SHAO, Z. 2016. Thalassospira indica sp. nov., isolated from deep seawater. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 66, 4942-4946.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Thalassospira lohafexi Shivaji et al. 2015, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) 139Z-12=KCTC 32347=LMG 27449.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: GU584152.
Whole-genome sequence accession no. for the type strain: -.
Etymology: -.
Source: Environmental - marine.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 165. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 65 (2015), 2777-2783.
Validation List Online
Effective publication: Shivaji, S., Sathyanarayana Reddy, G., Sundareswaran, V.R. and Thomas, C. 2015. Description of Thalassospira lohafexi sp. nov., isolated from Southern Ocean, Antarctica. Arch. Microbiol. 197, 627-637.
Effective publication Online

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Thalassospira lucentensis López-López et al. 2002, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) QMT2 = CECT 5390 = DSM 14000.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF358664.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. lucentensis, pertaining to Lucentum, the Latin name in Roman times for Alicante, a coastal town in the south-east of Spain, which is the nearest town to the site from which the isolate was retrieved.
Valid publication: LÓPEZ-LÓPEZ (A.), PUJALTE (M.J.), BENLLOCH (S.), MATA-ROIG (M.), ROSSELLÓ-MORA (R.), GARAY (E.) and RODRÍGUEZ-VALERA (F.): Thalassospira lucentensis gen. nov., sp. nov., a new marine member of the α-Proteobacteria. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2002, 52, 1277-1283.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Thalassospira mesophila Tsubouchi et al. 2014, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) MBE#74=JCM 18969=CECT 8274.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: AB786711.
Etymology: Gr. adj. mesos, medium; N.L. adj. philus -a -um (from Gr. adj. philos -ê -on), friend, loving to; N.L. fem. adj. mesophila, medium-temperature-loving, mesophilic.
Source: Environmental - marine.
Reference: TSUBOUCHI, T., OHTA, Y., HAGA, T., USUI, K., SHIMANE, Y., MORI, K., TANIZAKI, A., ADACHI, A., KOBAYASHI, K., YUKAWA, K., TAKAGI, E., TAME, A., UEMATSU, K., MARUYAMA, T. and HATADA, Y. 2014. Thalassospira alkalitolerans sp. nov. and Thalassospira mesophila sp. nov., isolated from a decaying bamboo sunken in the marine environment, and emended description of the genus Thalassospira. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 64, 107-115.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Thalassospira povalilytica Nogi et al. 2014, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) Zumi 95=JCM 18746=DSM 26719.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: AB548215.
Whole-genome sequence accession no. for the type strain: N/A.
Etymology: N.L. neut. n. povalum, poval (polyvinyl alcohol); Gr. adj. lytikos, loosening, dissolving; N.L. fem. adj. povalilytica, poval-dissolving.
Source: Environmental - marine.
Valid publication: NOGI, Y., YOSHIZUMI, M. and MIYAZAKI, M. 2014. Thalassospira povalilytica sp. nov., a polyvinyl-alcohol-degrading marine bacterium. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 64, 1149-1153.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Thalassospira profundimaris Liu et al. 2007, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) WP0211 = CGMCC 1.3997 = DSM 17430.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY186195.
Etymology: L. adj. profundus, deep; L. gen. n. maris, from/of the sea; N.L. gen. n. profundimaris, from/of the deep-sea, reflecting from where the type strain was isolated.
Valid publication: LIU (C.), WU (Y.), LI (L.), MA (Y.) and SHAO (Z.): Thalassospira xiamenensis sp. nov. and Thalassospira profundimaris sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 316-320.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Thalassospira tepidiphila Kodama et al. 2008, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) 1-1B = DSM 18888 = JCM 14578.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB265822.
Etymology: L. adj. tepidus, lukewarm; N.L. adj. philus -a -um (from Gr. adj. philos -ê -on), friend, loving; N.L. fem. adj. tepidiphila, lukewarm-loving, mesophilic.
Valid publication: KODAMA (Y.), STIKNOWATI (L.I.), UEKI (A.), UEKI (K.) and WATANABE (K.): Thalassospira tepidiphila sp. nov., a polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon-degrading bacterium isolated from seawater. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 711-715.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Thalassospira xiamenensis Liu et al. 2007, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) M-5 = CGMCC 1.3998 = DSM 17429.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY189753.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. xiamenensis, pertaining to Xiamen, the city where the organism was first isolated.
Valid publication: LIU (C.), WU (Y.), LI (L.), MA (Y.) and SHAO (Z.): Thalassospira xiamenensis sp. nov. and Thalassospira profundimaris sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 316-320.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Thalassospira xianhensis Zhao et al. 2010, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) P-4 = CGMCC 1.6849 = JCM 14850.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EU017546.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. xianhensis, of or pertaining to Xianhe of Shangdong Province, China, where the type strain was isolated.
Valid publication: ZHAO (B.), WANG (H.), LI (R.) and MAO (X.): Thalassospira xianhensis sp. nov., a polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon-degrading marine bacterium. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 1125-1129.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: In the paper by Zhao et al. 2010, the etymology does not mention that the epithet xianhensis is a neo-Latin adjective.

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