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Genus Tritonibacter

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Number of species, including synonyms, cited in this file: 1
Number of subspecies, including synonyms, cited in this file: 0

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

 

Tritonibacter Klotz et al. 2018, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Tritonibacter horizontis Klotz et al. 2018.
Etymology: L. n. Triton, Greek god of the sea, merman and son of Poseidon; N.L. masc. n. bacter, a rod; N.L. masc. n. Tritonibacter, a Tritionian rod, referring to the marine habitat and more specifically to Triton’s composite upper body of a human combined with a fish tail, signifying the discrepancy in 16S rRNA gene phylogeny and genomic analysis of this novel bacterial genus.
Valid publication: KLOTZ, F., BRINKHOFF, T., FREESE, H. M., WIETZ, M., TESKE, A., SIMON, M. and GIEBEL, H. A. 2018. Tritonibacter horizontis gen. nov., sp. nov., a member of the Rhodobacteraceae, isolated from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 68, 736-744.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Tritonibacter horizontis Klotz et al. 2018, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) O3.65=DSM 101689=LMG 29740.
Sequence accession no. (whole genome shotgun sequencing project) for the type strain: LPUY00000000.
Whole-genome sequence accession no.: LPUY00000000.
Etymology: L. gen. n. horizontis, of the horizon, referring to the Deep Water Horizon oil spill.
Source: Environmental - marine.
Valid publication: KLOTZ, F., BRINKHOFF, T., FREESE, H. M., WIETZ, M., TESKE, A., SIMON, M. and GIEBEL, H. A. 2018. Tritonibacter horizontis gen. nov., sp. nov., a member of the Rhodobacteraceae, isolated from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 68, 736-744.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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