Name: "Myxococcus vastator" Chambers et al. 2020

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: vas.ta’tor L. masc. n. vastator, the ravager, after its ability to devastate colonies of prey cells

Gender: masculine

Type strain: AM301; NBBC 114352; NCCB 100768

16S rRNA gene: JAAIYB010000769 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Chambers J, Sparks N, Sydney N, Livingstone PG, Cookson AR, Whitworth DE. Comparative Genomics and Pan-Genomics of the Myxococcaceae, including a Description of Five Novel Species: Myxococcus eversor sp. nov., Myxococcus llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogochensis sp. nov., Myxococcus vastator sp. nov., Pyxidicoccus caerfyrddinensis sp. nov., and Pyxidicoccus trucidator sp. nov. Genome Biol Evol 2020; 12:2289-2302.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

Parent taxon: Myxococcus Thaxter 1892 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Chambers J, Sparks N, Sydney N, Livingstone PG, Cookson AR, Whitworth DE. Comparative Genomics and Pan-Genomics of the Myxococcaceae, including a Description of Five Novel Species: Myxococcus eversor sp. nov., Myxococcus llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogochensis sp. nov., Myxococcus vastator sp. nov., Pyxidicoccus caerfyrddinensis sp. nov., and Pyxidicoccus trucidator sp. nov. Genome Biol Evol 2020; 12:2289-2302.

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Record number: 13855