Name: Colwellia hornerae Bowman et al. 1998

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: hor’ner.ae. N.L. gen. fem. n. hornerae, of Horner, named in honor of Rita Horner, an American biologist who pioneered studies on sea-ice microbiota

Gender: feminine

Type strain: ACAM 607; CIP 105821; IC035

16S rRNA gene: JN175346 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Bowman JP, Gosink JJ, McCammon SA, Lewis TE, Nichols DS, Nichols PD, Skerratt JH, Staley JT, McMeekin TA. Colwellia demingiae sp. nov., Colwellia hornerae sp. nov., Colwellia rossensis and Colwellia psychrotropica sp. nov.: psychrophilic Antarctic species with the ability to synthesize docosahexaenoic acid (22:6ω3). Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1998; 48:1171-1180.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 48, part 4 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1999; 49:5-6.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Colwellia Deming et al. 1988

Assigned by: Bowman JP, Gosink JJ, McCammon SA, Lewis TE, Nichols DS, Nichols PD, Skerratt JH, Staley JT, McMeekin TA. Colwellia demingiae sp. nov., Colwellia hornerae sp. nov., Colwellia rossensis and Colwellia psychrotropica sp. nov.: psychrophilic Antarctic species with the ability to synthesize docosahexaenoic acid (22:6ω3). Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1998; 48:1171-1180.

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Record number: 783683