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Genus Williamsia

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: 10
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).


 

Williamsia Kämpfer et al. 1999, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Williamsia muralis Kämpfer et al. 1999.
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Williamsia, named to honour Stanley T. Williams, a British microbiologist, for his numerous contributions to the taxonomy and ecology of catinomycetes.
Valid publication: KÄMPFER (P.), ANDERSSON (M.A.), RAINEY (F.A.), KROPPENSTEDT (R.M.) and SALKINOJA-SALONEN (M.): Williamsia muralis gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from the indoor environment of a children's day care centre. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1999, 49, 681-687.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Williamsia deligens Yassin and Hupfer 2006, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) IMMIB RIV-956 = CCUG 50873 = DSM 44902 = JCM 13662.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ920290.
Etymology: L. part. adj. deligens, selecting, choosing, reffering to the preference of carbon source.
Valid publication: YASSIN (A.F.) and HUPFER (H.): Williamsia deligens sp. nov., isolated from human blood. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 193-197.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Williamsia faeni Jones et al. 2010, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) N1350 = DSM 45372 = JCM 17784 = NCIMB 14575 = NRRL B-24794.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: DQ157929.
Etymology: L. n. faenum, hay; L. gen. n. faeni, of hay, referring to the isolation of the type strain from a hay meadow.
Valid publication: JONES (A.L.), PAYNE (G.D.) and GOODFELLOW (M.): Williamsia faeni sp. nov., an actinomycete isolated from a hay meadow. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 2548-2551.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: In the protologue of the paper by Jones et al. 2010, the strains NCIMB 14575 and NRRL B-24794 are erroneously cited as NCIB 14575 and NRRL B24794, respectively.
Reference: Erratum. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 3002.
Erratum in IJSEM Online

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Williamsia herbipolensis Kämpfer et al. 2016, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ARP1=DSM 46872=LMG 28679.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: KP676047.
Whole-genome sequence accession no. for the type strain: JXYP00000000.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. herbipolensis, from Herbipolis, the Latin and medieval name of Würzburg, referring to the city where the sample was collected and the type strain isolated.
Source: Plant.
Valid publication: KÄMPFER, P., BUSSE, H. J., HORN, H., ABDELMOHSEN, U. R., HENTSCHEL, U. and GLAESER, S. P. 2016. Williamsia herbipolensis sp. nov., isolated from the phyllosphere of Arabidopsis thaliana. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 66, 4609-4613.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Williamsia limnetica Sazak and Sahin 2012, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) L1505 = DSM 45521 = KCTC 19981 = NRRL B-24829.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: HQ157192.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. limnetica (from Gr. n. limnê, lake), limnetic, isolated from lake sediment, the source of the organism.
Valid publication: SAZAK (A.) and SAHIN (N.): Williamsia limnetica sp. nov., isolated from a limnetic lake sediment. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2012, 62, 1414-1418.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Williamsia marianensis Pathom-aree et al. 2006, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) MT8 = DSM 44944 = JCM 14345 = NCIMB 14085.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY894336.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. marianensis, of or pertaining to the Mariana Trench, the source of the type strain.
Valid publication: PATHOM-AREE (W.), NOGI (Y.), SUTCLIFFE (I.C.), WARD (A.C.), HORIKOSHI (K.), BULL (A.T.) and GOODFELLOW (M.): Williamsia marianensis sp. nov., a novel actinomycete isolated from the Mariana Trench. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 1123-1126.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Williamsia maris Stach et al. 2004, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) SJS0289/JS1 = DSM 44693 = JCM 12070 = NCIMB 13945.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB010909.
Etymology: L. neut. n. mare, the sea; L. gen. n. maris, of the sea.
Valid publication: STACH (J.E.M.), MALDONADO (L.A.), WARD (A.C.), BULL (A.T.) and GOODFELLOW (M.): Williamsia maris sp. nov., a novel actinomycete isolated from the Sea of Japan. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2004, 54, 191-194.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: The type strain KCTC 9945 is also cited in the paper by Stach et al. 2004. However, according to the KCTC Online Catalogue, the strain KCTC 9945 is the type strain of "Brevibacterium aureum" Lim et al.
Reference: KUDO (T.): Personal communication (May 08, 2007).

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Williamsia muralis Kämpfer et al. 1999, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) MA140/96 = CIP 106979 = DSM 44343 = IFM 10085 = JCM 10676 = KCTC 9830.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: Y17384.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. muralis, pertaining or belonging to wall(s).
Valid publication: KÄMPFER (P.), ANDERSSON (M.A.), RAINEY (F.A.), KROPPENSTEDT (R.M.) and SALKINOJA-SALONEN (M.): Williamsia muralis gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from the indoor environment of a children's day care centre. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1999, 49, 681-687.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Williamsia phyllosphaerae Kämpfer et al. 2011, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) C7 = CCM 7855 = CCUG 60465.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: FR691321.
Etymology: Gr. neut. n. phullon, leaf; L. n. sphaera, ball, sphere; N.L. gen. n. phyllosphaerae, of the phyllosphere.
Valid publication: KÄMPFER (P.), WELLNER (S.), LOHSE (K.), LODDERS (N.) and MARTIN (K.): Williamsia phyllosphaerae sp. nov., isolated from the surface of Trifolium repens leaves. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2011, 61, 2702-2705.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Williamsia serinedens Yassin et al. 2007, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) IMMIB SR-4 = CCUG 53151 = DSM 45037 = JCM 14883.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AM283464.
Etymology: N.L. n. serinum, serine; L. part. pres. edens, eating; N.L. part. adj. serinedens, eating serine.
Valid publication: YASSIN (A.F.), YOUNG (C.C.), LAI (W.A.), HUPFER (H.), ARUN (A.B.), SHEN (F.T.), REKHA (P.D.) and HO (M.J.): Williamsia serinedens sp. nov., isolated from an oil-contaminated soil. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 558-561.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Williamsia sterculiae Fang et al. 2013, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) CPCC 203464=DSM 45741=KCTC 29118.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: KC550143.
Etymology: N.L. fem. gen. n. sterculiae, of the sterculia, relating to the Chinese traditional medicinal plant Sterculia lychnophora Hance, from where the type strain was isolated.
Source: Plant.
Valid publication: FANG, X.-M., SU, J., WANG, H., WEI, Y.-Z., ZHANG, T., ZHAO, L.-L., LIU, H.-Y., MA, B.-P., KLENK, H.-P., ZHANG, Y.-Q. and YU, L.-Y. 2013. Williamsia sterculiae sp. nov., isolated from a Chinese medicinal plant. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 63, 4158-4162.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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