Spirochaeta

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Spirochaeta
Scientific classification
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Genus:
Spirochaeta Ehrenberg 1835 emend. Pikuta et al. 2009 non Turczaninow 1851
Synonyms
  • "Ehrenbergia" Gieszczykiewiez 1939 non Martius 1827 non Sprengel 1820

Spirochaeta is a genus of bacteria classified within the phylum Spirochaetes.[1][2]

Phylogeny[edit]

The phylogeny is based on 16S rRNA-based LTP release 123 by 'The All-Species Living Tree' Project.[3]

Spirochaetales

Exilispira thermophila

S. cellobiosiphila

S. litoralis

S. perfilievii

S. psychrophila

S. isovalerica

S. aurantia

?S. a. aurantia

?S. a. stricta

Borreliaceae

Cristispira pectinis

Borreliella

Borrelia

Spirochaetaceae
Spirochaeta

S. bajacaliforniensis

S. smaragdinae

S. thermophila

Sphaerochaeta

Sphaerochaeta multiformis

Sphaerochaeta coccoides

Sphaerochaeta globosa (type sp.)

Sphaerochaeta pleomorpha

S. halophila

S. americana

S. alkalica

S. sphaeroplastigenens

Salinispira pacifica

S. africana

S. asiatica

S. dissipatitropha

Treponema

Taxonomy[edit]

The currently accepted taxonomy is based on the List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature (LPSN)[4] and National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI).[5]

Notes:
♦ Type strain lost or not available
♠ Strains found at the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) but not listed in the List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature (LSPN)

References[edit]

  1. ^ See the List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature. Data extracted from J.P. Euzéby. "Spirochaetes". Archived from the original on 2013-01-27. Retrieved 2011-11-17.
  2. ^ See the NCBI webpage on Spirochaetes Data extracted from Sayers; et al. "NCBI Taxonomy Browser". National Center for Biotechnology Information. Retrieved 2011-06-05.
  3. ^ 'The All-Species Living Tree' Project."16S rRNA-based LTP release 123 (full tree)" (PDF). Silva Comprehensive Ribosomal RNA Database. Retrieved 2013-03-20.
  4. ^ J.P. Euzéby. "Spirochaetes". List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature (LPSN). Retrieved 2016-03-20.
  5. ^ Sayers; et al. "Spirochaetes". National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) taxonomy database. Retrieved 2016-03-20.