Thiotrichales

Entire cell and thin section of Methylophaga alcalica, from Doronina et al. (2003). Scale bars = 0.5 µm.

Belongs within: Chromatibacteria.

The Thiotrichales are a clade of Gram-negative bacteria united by molecular data.

<==Thiotrichales [Beggiatoales]
    |--Francisella [Francisellaceae]GH01a
    |    `--F. tularensisPHK96
    |--PiscirickettsiaceaeGH01a
    |    |--Piscirickettsia salmonisGH01a, MP95
    |    |--CycloclasticusGH01a
    |    |    |--C. oligotrophusGC02
    |    |    `--C. pugetiiYG04
    |    `--MethylophagaGH01a
    |         |--M. alcalica Doronina, Darmaeva & Trotsenko 2003DDT03
    |         `--+--M. marinaDDT03
    |            `--+--M. sulfidovoransDDT03
    |               `--M. thalassicaDDT03
    `--Thiotrichaceae [Beggiatoaceae]GH01a
         |--Thiothrix niveaSJ92
         |--ThioplocaGH01a
         |--ThiospirillopsisPHK96
         |--Achromatium oxaliferumGH01a, ALS95
         |--Leucothrix mucorGH01a, PHK96
         |--MacromonasGH01a
         |--ThiobacteriumGH01a
         |--Thiomargarita namibiensisGH01a, S03
         |--ThiospiraGH01a
         `--BeggiatoaGH01a
              |--B. albaGH01b
              `--B. giganteaRK92

*Type species of generic name indicated

References

[ALS95] Amann, R. I., W. Ludwig & K.-H. Schleifer. 1995. Phylogenetic identification and in situ detection of individual microbial cells without cultivation. Microbiological Reviews 59 (1): 143–169.

[DDT03] Doronina, N. V., T. D. Darmaeva & Y. A. Trotsenko. 2003. Methylophaga alcalica sp. nov., a novel alkaliphilic and moderately halophilic, obligately methylotrophic bacterium from an east Mongolian saline soda lake. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 53: 223–229.

[GH01a] Garrity, G. M., & J. G. Holt. 2001a. The road map to the Manual. In: Boone, D. R., R. W. Castenholz & G. M. Garrity (eds) Bergey’s Manual of Systematic Bacteriology 2nd ed. vol. 1. The Archaea and the Deeply Branching and Phototrophic Bacteria pp. 119–166. Springer.

[GH01b] Garrity, G. M., & J. G. Holt. 2001b. Phylum BVI. Chloroflexi phy. nov. In: Boone, D. R., R. W. Castenholz & G. M. Garrity (eds) Bergey’s Manual of Systematic Bacteriology 2nd ed. vol. 1. The Archaea and the Deeply Branching and Phototrophic Bacteria pp. 427–446. Springer.

[GC02] Golyshin, P. N., T. N. Chernikova, W.-R. Abraham, H. Lünsdorf, K. N. Timmis & M. M. Yakimov. 2002. Oleiphilaceae fam. nov., to include Oleiphilus messinensis gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel marine bacterium that obligately utilizes hydrocarbons. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 52: 901–911.

[MP95] Maher, M., R. Palmer, F. Gannon & T. Smith. 1995. Relationship of a novel bacterial fish pathogen to Streptobacillus moniliformis and the fusobacteria group, based on 16S ribosomal RNA analysis. Systematic and Applied Microbiology 18: 79–84.

[PHK96] Prescott, L. M., J. P. Harley & D. A. Klein. 1996. Microbiology 3rd ed. Wm. C. Brown Publishers: Dubuque (Iowa).

[RK92] Robertson, L. A., & J. G. Kuenen. 1992. The colorless sulfur bacteria. In: Balows, A., H. G. Trüper, M. Dworkin, W. Harder & K.-H. Schleifer (eds) The Prokaryotes: A handbook on the biology of bacteria: Ecophysiology, isolation, identification, applications 2nd ed. vol. 1 pp. 385–413. Springer-Verlag: New York.

[SJ92] Schlegel, H. G., & H. W. Jannasch. 1992. Prokaryotes and their habitats. In: Balows, A., H. G. Trüper, M. Dworkin, W. Harder & K.-H. Schleifer (eds) The Prokaryotes: A handbook on the biology of bacteria: Ecophysiology, isolation, identification, applications 2nd ed. vol. 1 pp. 75–125. Springer-Verlag: New York.

[S03] Schütt, K. 2003. Phylogeny of Symphytognathidae s.l. (Araneae, Araneoidea). Zoologica Scripta 32 (2): 129–151.

[YG04] Yakimov, M. M., L. Giuliano, R. Dienaro, E. Crisafi, T. N. Chernikova, W.-R. Abraham, H. Luensdorf, K. N. Timmis & P. N. Golyshin. 2004. Thalassolituus oleivorans gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel marine bacterium that obligately uses hydrocarbons. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 54: 141–148.

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