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Strain identifier

BacDive ID: 19634

Type strain: No

Species: Archangium sp.

Strain Designation: Ar OU3

NCBI tax ID(s): 1872627 (species)

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@ref: 18281

BacDive-ID: 19634

keywords: Bacteria

description: Archangium sp. Ar OU3 is a bacterium that builds a fruiting body and was isolated from soil with plant residues.

NCBI tax id

  • NCBI tax id: 1872627
  • Matching level: species

doi: 10.13145/bacdive19634.20221219.7.1

Name and taxonomic classification


  • @ref: 20215
  • description: domain/bacteria
  • keyword: phylum/pseudomonadota
  • domain: Bacteria
  • phylum: Pseudomonadota
  • class: Deltaproteobacteria
  • order: Myxococcales
  • family: Archangiaceae
  • genus: Archangium
  • species: Archangium sp.
  • full scientific name: Archangium Jahn 1924 (Approved Lists 1980)
  • synonyms

    • @ref: 20215
    • synonym: Angiococcus

@ref: 18281

domain: Bacteria

phylum: Proteobacteria

class: Deltaproteobacteria

order: Myxococcales

family: Cystobacteraceae

genus: Archangium

species: Archangium sp.

full scientific name: Archangium sp.

strain designation: Ar OU3

type strain: no


multicellular morphology

  • @ref: 18281
  • forms multicellular complex: yes
  • complex name: fruiting body

Culture and growth conditions

culture medium

18281COLE AGARyesIngredients: CaCl2 x 2 H2O 1.3g Agar (Difco) 15.0g Distilled water 1000.0ml Preparation / Remarks: pH 7.2 (KOH) autoclaved Pour the plates and streak living E.coli cells
18281VY/2 AGARyesIngredients: Baker's yeast 0.5% (based on fresh weight) CaCl2 0.1% Agar 1.5% Vitamin B12 0.05 % Preparation / Remarks: pH 7.2 autoclaved

Physiology and metabolism


18281Ability for Yeast lysis
18281Ability for E. coli lysis

Isolation, sampling and environmental information


  • @ref: 18281
  • sample type: soil with plant residues
  • sampling date: 1992-04-01
  • geographic location: Oranje State
  • country: South Africa
  • origin.country: ZAF
  • continent: Africa

isolation source categories


External links

@ref: 18281


18281Reichenbach, H.Collection description and documentation of myxobacteria by H. Reichenbach, HZI (formerly GBF); Collection curr. located at the DSMZ
20215Parte, A.C., Sardà Carbasse, J., Meier-Kolthoff, J.P., Reimer, L.C. and Göker, M.List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature (LPSN) moves to the DSMZ10.1099/ijsem.0.004332