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Genus Wukongibacter

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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").

 

Wukongibacter Li et al. 2016, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Wukongibacter baidiensis Li et al. 2016.
Etymology: N.L. masc. n. Wukong, Sun, a famous god in Chinese mythology; N.L. masc. n. bacter, a rod; N.L. masc. n. Wukongibacter, a rod named after Wukong Sun.
Valid publication: LI, G., ZENG, X., LIU, X., ZHANG, X. and SHAO, Z. 2016. Wukongibacter baidiensis gen. nov., sp. nov., an anaerobic bacterium isolated from hydrothermal sulfides, and proposal for the reclassification of the closely related Clostridium halophilum and Clostridium caminithermale within Maledivibacter gen. nov. and Paramaledivibacter gen. nov., respectively. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 66, 4355-4361.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Wukongibacter baidiensis Li et al. 2016, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) DY30321=KCTC 15549=MCCC 1A01532.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: KT783480.
Whole-genome sequence accession no. for the type strain: .
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. baidiensis, pertaining to Baidi-1 Hydrothermal Field, on the Southwest IndianRidge, from where the type strain was isolated.
Source: Environmental.
Valid publication: LI, G., ZENG, X., LIU, X., ZHANG, X. and SHAO, Z. 2016. Wukongibacter baidiensis gen. nov., sp. nov., an anaerobic bacterium isolated from hydrothermal sulfides, and proposal for the reclassification of the closely related Clostridium halophilum and Clostridium caminithermale within Maledivibacter gen. nov. and Paramaledivibacter gen. nov., respectively. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 66, 4355-4361.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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