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Genus Verrucomicrobium

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).


 

Verrucomicrobium Schlesner 1988, gen. nov. (Type genus of the order ¤ Verrucomicrobiales Ward-Rainey et al. 1996; type genus of the family ¤ Verrucomicrobiaceae Ward-Rainey et al. 1996).
Type species: ¤ Verrucomicrobium spinosum Schlesner 1988.
Etymology: L. n. verruca, a wart; N.L. neut. n. microbium (from Gr. adj. mikros, small and Gr. n. bios, life), a microbe; N.L. neut. n. Verrucomicrobium, warty microbe.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 25. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1988, 38, 220-222.
Effective publication: SCHLESNER (H.): Verrucomicrobium spinosum gen. nov., sp. nov.; a fimbriated prosthecate bacterium. Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 1987, 10, 54-56.
Validation List no. 25 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Verrucomicrobium spinosum Schlesner 1988, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 43997= DSM 4136 = IFAM 1439.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: X90515.
Etymology: L. neut. adj. spinosum, thorny, spiny.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 25. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1988, 38, 220-222.
Effective publication: SCHLESNER (H.): Verrucomicrobium spinosum gen. nov., sp. nov.; a fimbriated prosthecate bacterium. Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 1987, 10, 54-56.
Validation List no. 25 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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