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Genus Williamwhitmania

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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").

 

Williamwhitmania Pikuta et al. 2017, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Williamwhitmania taraxaci Pikuta et al. 2017.
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Williamwhitmania, the name is dedicated to the US microbiologist William Barnaby Whitman, the director of the editorial office of Bergey’s Manual Trust, who significantly contributed to the study of extremophilic anaerobes and the taxonomy and systematics of prokaryotes.
Valid publication: PIKUTA, E. V., LYU, Z., HOOVER, R. B., LIU, Y., PATEL, N. B., BUSSE, H.-J. and LAWSON, P. A. 2017. Williamwhitmania taraxaci gen. nov., sp. nov., a proteolytic anaerobe with a novel type of cytology from Lake Untersee in Antarctica, description of Williamwhitmaniaceae fam. nov., and emendation of the order Bacteroidales Krieg 2012. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 67, 4132-4145.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Williamwhitmania taraxaci Pikuta et al. 2017, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) A7P-90m=DSM 100563=JCM 30888.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: KR072685.
Whole-genome sequence accession no.: FMYP01000000.
Etymology: N.L. gen. n. taraxaci, of Taraxacum, pertaining to the dandelion seed head, the shape possessed by cells of the original culture.
Source: Environmental - freshwater.
Valid publication: PIKUTA, E. V., LYU, Z., HOOVER, R. B., LIU, Y., PATEL, N. B., BUSSE, H.-J. and LAWSON, P. A. 2017. Williamwhitmania taraxaci gen. nov., sp. nov., a proteolytic anaerobe with a novel type of cytology from Lake Untersee in Antarctica, description of Williamwhitmaniaceae fam. nov., and emendation of the order Bacteroidales Krieg 2012. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 67, 4132-4145.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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