Name: Alkalispirochaeta cellulosivorans Sravanthi et al. 2016

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: cel.lu.lo.si.vo’rans N.L. neut. n. cellulosum, cellulose; L. pres. part. vorans, devouring; N.L. part. adj. cellulosivorans, cellulose devouring

Gender: feminine

Type strains: JC227; KCTC 15343; NBRC 110105

16S rRNA gene: HG531387 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Sravanthi T, Tushar L, Sasikala Ch, Ramana ChV. Alkalispirochaeta cellulosivorans gen. nov., sp. nov., a cellulose-hydrolysing, alkaliphilic, halotolerant bacterium isolated from the gut of a wood-eating cockroach (Cryptocercus punctulatus), and reclassification of four species of Spirochaeta as new combinations within Alkalispirochaeta gen. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:1612-1619.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 66, part 4 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:2467-2468.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Alkalispirochaeta Sravanthi et al. 2016

Assigned by: Sravanthi T, Tushar L, Sasikala Ch, Ramana ChV. Alkalispirochaeta cellulosivorans gen. nov., sp. nov., a cellulose-hydrolysing, alkaliphilic, halotolerant bacterium isolated from the gut of a wood-eating cockroach (Cryptocercus punctulatus), and reclassification of four species of Spirochaeta as new combinations within Alkalispirochaeta gen. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:1612-1619.

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