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Table 1 Classification and general features of Ruegeria pomeroyi DSS-3 according to MIGS recommendations[9]

From: An Updated genome annotation for the model marine bacterium Ruegeria pomeroyi DSS-3

MIGS ID Property Term Evidence codea
  Current classification Domain Bacteria TAS [10]
   Phylum Proteobacteria TAS [11]
   Class Alphaproteobacteria TAS [12, 13]
   Order Rhodobacterales TAS [12, 14]
   Family Rhodobacteraceae TAS [12, 15]
   Genus Ruegeria TAS [7, 1618]
   Species Ruegeria pomeroyi TAS [7, 19]
   Type strain DSS-3 = ATCC 700808 T = DSM 15171  
  Gram stain Negative TAS [8]
  Cell shape Rod TAS [8]
  Motility Motile TAS [8]
  Sporulation Non-sporulating NAS
  Temperature range Mesophile (10°C-40°C) TAS [8]
  Optimum temperature 30°C  
  Carbon source Acetate, ethanol, DL-β-hydroxybutyrate, glucose, succinate, acrylic acid, cysteic acid, glycerol, citrate, pyruvate, casamino acids, L-alanine, L-arginine, L-serine, L-taurine, L-methionine, DMSP and glycine betaine TAS [8]
  Energy source Carbon compounds  
  Terminal electron receptor Oxygen  
MIGS-6 Habitat Marine  
MIGS-6.3 Salinity Optimum 100–400 mM TAS [8]
MIGS-22 Oxygen Aerobic TAS [8]
MIGS-15 Biotic relationship Free-living TAS [8]
MIGS-14 Pathogenicity Non-pathogenic NAS
MIGS-4 Geographic location Coastal Georgia, USA TAS [8]
MIGS-5 Sample collection time June 1996 NAS
MIGS-4.1 MIGS-4.2 Latitude – Longitude 31.989616 N, 81.022768 W NAS
MIGS-4.3 Depth Surface NAS
MIGS-4.4 Altitude Sea level NAS
  1. aEvidence codes - TAS: Traceable Author Statement (i.e., a direct report exists in the literature); NAS: Non-traceable Author Statement (i.e., not directly observed for the living, isolated sample, but based on a generally accepted property for the species, or anecdotal evidence).