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Genus Zymophilus

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).


 

Zymophilus Schleifer et al. 1990, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Zymophilus raffinosivorans Schleifer et al. 1990.
Etymology: Gr. n. zumê, leaven, yeast; N.L. adj. philus -a -um (from Gr. adj. philos -ê -on), friend, loving; N.L. masc. n. Zymophilus, yeast-lover.
Valid publication: SCHLEIFER (K.H.), LEUTERITZ (M.), WEISS (N.), LUDWIG (W.), KIRCHHOF (G.) and SEIDEL-RÜFER (H.): Taxonomic study of anaerobic, gram-negative, rod-shaped bacteria from breweries: emended description of Pectinatus cerevisiiphilus and description of Pectinatus frisingensis sp. nov., Selenomonas lacticifex sp. nov., Zymophilus raffinosivorans gen. nov., sp. nov., and Zymophilus paucivorans sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1990, 40, 19-27.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Zymophilus paucivorans Schleifer et al. 1990, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) AA1 = ATCC 49689= DSM 20756.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF373025.
Etymology: L. adj. paucus, few, little; L. v. vorare, to eat, to devour; N.L. part. adj. paucivorans, utilizing (devouring) relatively few carbohydrates.
Valid publication: SCHLEIFER (K.H.), LEUTERITZ (M.), WEISS (N.), LUDWIG (W.), KIRCHHOF (G.) and SEIDEL-RÜFER (H.): Taxonomic study of anaerobic, gram-negative, rod-shaped bacteria from breweries: emended description of Pectinatus cerevisiiphilus and description of Pectinatus frisingensis sp. nov., Selenomonas lacticifex sp. nov., Zymophilus raffinosivorans gen. nov., sp. nov., and Zymophilus paucivorans sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1990, 40, 19-27.
Original article in IJSEM Online

¤ Propionispira paucivorans (Schleifer et al. 1990) Ueki et al. 2014, comb. nov.

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Zymophilus raffinosivorans Schleifer et al. 1990, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) SH2 = ATCC 49691= DSM 20765.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: DQ217599.
Etymology: N.L. n. raffinosum, raffinose; L. v. vorare, to devour, to eat; N.L. part. adj. raffinosivorans, raffinose- devouring.
Valid publication: SCHLEIFER (K.H.), LEUTERITZ (M.), WEISS (N.), LUDWIG (W.), KIRCHHOF (G.) and SEIDEL-RÜFER (H.): Taxonomic study of anaerobic, gram-negative, rod-shaped bacteria from breweries: emended description of Pectinatus cerevisiiphilus and description of Pectinatus frisingensis sp. nov., Selenomonas lacticifex sp. nov., Zymophilus raffinosivorans gen. nov., sp. nov., and Zymophilus paucivorans sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1990, 40, 19-27.
Original article in IJSEM Online

¤ Propionispira raffinosivorans (Schleifer et al. 1990) Ueki et al. 2014, comb. nov.

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