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Strain identifier

BacDive ID: 20899

Type strain: No

Species: Archangium sp.

Strain Designation: Ar 3313

NCBI tax ID(s): 1872627 (species)

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@ref: 18281

BacDive-ID: 20899

keywords: Bacteria

description: Archangium sp. Ar 3313 is a bacterium that builds a fruiting body and was isolated from sand with plant residues.

NCBI tax id

  • NCBI tax id: 1872627
  • Matching level: species

doi: 10.13145/bacdive20899.20221219.7.1

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 3313

type strain: no


multicellular morphology

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

Culture and growth conditions

culture medium

18281CHITIN 4 AGARyesIngredients: Yeast extract (Difco) 0.05% MgSO4 x 7H2O 0.1% Agar 1.2% Preparation / Remarks: pH 7.2 After autoclaving add 10 mL of sterile Chitin suspension (100 g/L Chitin in H2O) to 100 mL of the medium and pour on w-agar plates.
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
18281CY-AGARyesIngredients: Casitone(Difco) 0.3% yeast extract 0.1% CaCl2 0.1% Agar 1.5% Preparation / Remarks: pH 7.2 (KOH) autoclaved
18281SKIM MILK 1 AGARnoIngredients: cy-Agar 300 ml Skim milk (Oxoid) 15g H2O 60 ml Preparation / Remarks: 300 ml cy-agar autoclaved. Separately 15 g skim milk (Oxoid) in 60 ml water and exactly 15 min autoclaving at 115 °C. Mix the two and pour a thin layer on cy-plates.
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


18281Strong ability to Yeast lysis
18281Ability for casein degradation
18281No ability for chitin degradation
18281Ability for Yeast lysis
18281Ability for E. coli lysis

Isolation, sampling and environmental information


  • @ref: 18281
  • sample type: sand with plant residues
  • sampling date: 1987-04-01
  • country: Egypt
  • origin.country: EGY
  • 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