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Genus Weeksella

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").


For a detailed description of this taxon see Bergey’s Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria (BMSAB).


 

Weeksella Holmes et al. 1987, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Weeksella virosa Holmes et al. 1987.
Etymology:   N.L. fem. dim. n. Weeksella, named after Professor O.B. Weeks for his contributions to the taxonomy of the genus Flavobacterium.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 23. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1987, 37, 179-180.
Effective publication: HOLMES (B.), STEIGERWALT (A.G.), WEAVER (R.E.) and BRENNER (D.J.): Weeksella virosa gen. nov., sp. nov. (formerly group IIF) found in human clinical specimens. Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 1986, 8, 185-190.
Validation List no. 23 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Weeksella virosa Holmes et al. 1987, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 43766= CCUG 30538 = CIP 103040 = DSM 16922 = IFO (now NBRC) 16016 = JCM 21250 = LMG 12995 = NCTC 11634.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: CP002455 (complete genome).
Etymology: L. fem. adj. virosa, slimy.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 23. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1987, 37, 179-180.
Effective publication: HOLMES (B.), STEIGERWALT (A.G.), WEAVER (R.E.) and BRENNER (D.J.): Weeksella virosa gen. nov., sp. nov. (formerly group IIF) found in human clinical specimens. Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 1986, 8, 185-190.
Validation List no. 23 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

Moheibacter Holmes et al. 1987 emend. Zhang et al. 2014.
Reference: ZHANG, R.-G., TAN, X., ZHAO, X.-M., DENG, J. and LV, J. 2014. Moheibacter sediminis gen. nov., sp. nov., a member of the family Flavobacteriaceae isolated from sediment, and emended descriptions of Empedobacter brevis, Wautersiella falsenii and Weeksella virosa. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 64, 1481-1487.
Original article.

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Weeksella zoohelcum Holmes et al. 1987, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) D658 = ATCC 43767= CCUG 12568 = CCUG 30535 = CIP 103041 = IFO (now NBRC) 16014 = LMG 8351 = LMG 12996 = NCTC 11660.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: M93153.
Etymology: Gr. n zoon, an animal; Gr. neut. n. helkos, a wound; N.L. gen. pl. n. zoohelcum, of animal wounds, because strains are isolated from cat and dog bites and scratches.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 23. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1987, 37, 179-180.
Effective publication: HOLMES (B.), STEIGERWALT (A.G.), WEAVER (R.E.) and BRENNER (D.J.): Weeksella zoohelcum sp. nov. (formerly group IIj) from human clinical specimens. Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 1986, 8, 191-196.
Validation List no. 23 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

¤ Bergeyella zoohelcum (Holmes et al. 1987) Vandamme et al. 1994, comb. nov.

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