Name: Microlunatus phosphovorus Nakamura et al. 1995

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: L. n. phosphorus, the morning-star and, in chemistry, phosphorus; from Gr. n. phôsphoros, the light-bringer; N.L. adj. vorus, devouring; N.L. masc. adj. phosphovorus, intended to mean phosphorus-accumulating (sic) microorganism

Gender: masculine

Type strains: ATCC 700054; CIP 104466; DSM 10555; HAMBI 2303; JCM 9379; NBRC 101784; NM-1; VKM Ac-1990

16S rRNA gene: D26169 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Nakamura K, Hiraishi A, Yoshimi Y, Kawaharasaki M, Masuda K, Kamagata Y. Microlunatus phosphovorus gen. nov., sp. nov., a new gram-positive polyphosphate-accumulating bacterium isolated from activated sludge. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1995; 45:17-22.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 45, part 1 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1995; 45:420.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Microlunatus Nakamura et al. 1995

Assigned by: Nakamura K, Hiraishi A, Yoshimi Y, Kawaharasaki M, Masuda K, Kamagata Y. Microlunatus phosphovorus gen. nov., sp. nov., a new gram-positive polyphosphate-accumulating bacterium isolated from activated sludge. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1995; 45:17-22.

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