Acanthopleuribacter

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Acanthopleuribacter
Scientific classification
Domain: Bacteria
Phylum: Acidobacteria
Class: Holophagae
Order: Acanthopleuribacterales
Family: Acanthopleuribacteraceae
Genus: Acanthopleuribacter
(Fukunaga, Y., Kurahashi, M., Yanagi, K., Yokota, A. and Harayama, S.)
Type species
A. pedis

Acanthopleuribacter is a genus in the phylum Acidobacteria (bacteria).[1]

Etymology[edit]

The etymology of the genus is: N.L. n. Acanthopleura, a genus of shellfish; N.L. masc. n. bacter, a rod; N.L. masc. n. Acanthopleuribacter, a rod from Acanthopleura, referring to the isolation of the first strain from the chiton Acanthopleura japonica.[2] The genus contains a single species[2] namely A. pedis ( Fukunaga et al. 2008, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus).; L. gen. n. pedis, of the foot, referring to the isolation of the type strain from the foot of a chiton.)[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Classification of Genera AC entry in LPSN [Euzéby, J.P. (1997). "List of Bacterial Names with Standing in Nomenclature: a folder available on the Internet". Int J Syst Bacteriol 47 (2): 590–2. doi:10.1099/00207713-47-2-590. ISSN 0020-7713. PMID 9103655. ]
  2. ^ a b Acanthopleuribacter entry in LPSN [Euzéby, J.P. (1997). "List of Bacterial Names with Standing in Nomenclature: a folder available on the Internet". Int J Syst Bacteriol 47 (2): 590–2. doi:10.1099/00207713-47-2-590. ISSN 0020-7713. PMID 9103655. ]
  3. ^ Fukunaga, Y.; Kurahashi, M.; Yanagi, K.; Yokota, A.; Harayama, S. (2008). "Acanthopleuribacter pedis gen. Nov., sp. Nov., a marine bacterium isolated from a chiton, and description of Acanthopleuribacteraceae fam. Nov., Acanthopleuribacterales ord. Nov., Holophagaceae fam. Nov., Holophagales ord. Nov. And Holophagae classis nov. In the phylum 'Acidobacteria'". International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 58 (11): 2597–2601. doi:10.1099/ijs.0.65589-0. PMID 18984699.  edit