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Genus Turicella

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: 1
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).


 

Turicella Funke et al. 1994, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Turicella otitidis Funke et al. 1994.
Etymology: N.L. fem. dim. n. Turicella, pertaining to Turicum, the Latin name of Zurich, Switzerland, where the first isolates were collected.
Valid publication: FUNKE (G.), STUBBS (S.), ALTWEGG (M.), CARLOTTI (A.) and COLLINS (M.D.): Turicella otitidis gen. nov., sp. nov., a coryneform bacterium isolated from patients with otitis media. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1994, 44, 270-273.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Turicella otitidis Funke et al. 1994, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) 234/92 = ATCC 51513= CCUG 32254 = CIP 104075 = DSM 8821 = JCM 12146 = LMG 19071.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: X73976.
Etymology: Gr. n. ous otos, ear; N.L. suff. -itis -idis, suffix used in names of inflammations; N.L. gen. n. otitidis, of inflammation of the ear.
Valid publication: FUNKE (G.), STUBBS (S.), ALTWEGG (M.), CARLOTTI (A.) and COLLINS (M.D.): Turicella otitidis gen. nov., sp. nov., a coryneform bacterium isolated from patients with otitis media. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1994, 44, 270-273.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: Turicella otitidis Funke et al. 1994 was previously known as CDC coryneform group ANF-1 like.

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