Name:Pelodictyonphaeoclathratiforme Overmann and Pfennig 1990
Proposed as: sp. nov.
phae.o.cla.thra.ti.for.me. Gr. masc. adj.phaios, dark, brown; L. masc. perf. part.clathratus; from L. v. clathro, to furnish with a grate or lattice; L. adj. suff.-formis -is -e, -like, in the shape of; from L. fem. n.forma, figure, shape, appearance; N.L. neut. adj.phaeoclathratiforme, brown lattice-like
Overmann J, Pfennig N. Pelodictyon phaeoclathratiforme sp. nov., a new brown-colored member of the Chlorobiaceae forming net-like colonies. Arch. Microbiol. 1989; 152:401-406.
Anonymous. Validation list no. 33. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1990; 40:212.
validly published under the ICNP
Warning, see the note about Chlorobium clathratiforme.Publication:
Imhoff JF. Phylogenetic taxonomy of the family Chlorobiaceae on the basis of 16S rRNA and fmo (Fenna-Matthews-Olson protein) gene sequences. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2003; 53:941-951.
However, according to Dr. Khursheed A. Malik (DSMZ) , the strain DSM 5477 is available but only to persons who are familiar with the growth of difficult phototrophic bacteria. — Malik KA. Personal communication, 2002-12-11.
Imhoff JF, Madigan MT. International Committee on Systematics of Prokaryotes Subcommittee on the taxonomy of phototrophic bacteria. Minutes of the Meetings, 28 August 2000, Barcelona, Spain. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 2002; 52:2335-2336.
There are some controversies about the availability of the type strain DSM 5477 [1, 2].Publication:
Trueper HG, Imhoff JF. ICSB, SUBCOMMITTEE ON THE TAXONOMY OF THE PHOTOTROPHIC BACTERIA: Minutes of the meetings, 10 September 1997, Vienna, Austria. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1999; 49:925-926.