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Table 1 Classification and general features of G. echinicola DSM 19838T and G. portivictoriae DSM 23547T in accordance with the MIGS recommendations [60], as developed by [25], List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature [61, 62] and the Names for Life database [63]

From: Comparing polysaccharide decomposition between the type strains Gramella echinicola KMM 6050T (DSM 19838T) and Gramella portivictoriae UST040801-001T (DSM 23547T), and emended description of Gramella echinicola Nedashkovskaya et al. 2005 emend. Shahina et al. 2014 and Gramella portivictoriae Lau et al. 2005

MIGS ID Property DSM 19838T DSM 23547T
   Term Evidence codea Term Evidence codea
  Current Domain Bacteria TAS [64] Domain Bacteria TAS [64]
  classification Phylum Bacteroidetes TAS [65, 66] Phylum Bacteroidetes TAS [65, 66]
   Class Flavobacteriia TAS [67, 68] Class Flavobacteriia TAS [67, 68]
   Order Flavobacteriales TAS [4, 69] Order Flavobacteriales TAS [4, 69]
   Family Flavobacteriaceae TAS [3, 4] Family Flavobacteriaceae TAS [3, 4]
   Genus Gramella TAS [2] Genus Gramella TAS [2]
   Species
Gramella echinicola
TAS [2] Species
Gramella portivictoriae
TAS [1]
   Type strain
KMM 6050T
TAS [2] Type strain
UST040801-001T
TAS [1]
  Gram-stain Negative TAS [2] Negative TAS [1]
  Cell shape Rod-shaped TAS [2] Rod-shaped TAS [1]
  Motility Motile, gliding TAS [2] Motile, gliding TAS [1]
  Sporulation Non-spore forming TAS [2] Non-spore forming TAS [1]
  Temperature range Mesophilic, 4–37 °C TAS [2] Mesophilic, 4–36 °C TAS [1]
  Optimum temperature 23–25 °C TAS [2] 28–30 °C TAS [1]
  pH range; optimum 4–11, 7–8 TAS [2] 6–10, 7–8 TAS [1]
MIGS-22 Oxygen requirement Strictly aerobic TAS [2] Strictly aerobic TAS [1]
  Carbon source Carbohydrates, peptides TAS [2] Carbohydrates, peptides TAS [1]
  Energy source Chemoheterotroph TAS [2] Chemoheterotroph TAS [1]
MIGS-6 Habitat Marine, host, sea urchin TAS [2] Marine, sediment TAS [1]
MIGS-6.3 Salinity (% NaCl, w/v) 1–15 % TAS [2] 1–6 % TAS [1]
MIGS-15 Biotic relationship Commensal TAS [2] Free-living TAS [1]
MIGS-14 Pathogenicity Not reported NAS Not reported NAS
  Biosafety level 1 TAS [70] 1 TAS [70]
MIGS-4 Geographic location Troitsa Bay, Gulf of Peter the Great, Sea of Japan TAS [2] Victoria Harbour, Hong Kong TAS [1]
MIGS-5 Sample collection time 1. Sep. 2002 NAS Before 2005 NAS
MIGS-4.1 Latitude 42.64 NAS 22.31 NAS
MIGS-4.2 Longitude 131.10 NAS 114.12 NAS
  Depth 3 m TAS [2] not reported  
  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). Evidence codes are from the Gene Ontology project [71]