Strain identifier

BacDive ID: 8640

Type strain: No

Species: Archangium sp.

Strain Designation: An m8

Strain history: <- H. Reichenbach, GBF; An m8

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@ref: 14164

BacDive-ID: 8640

DSM-Number: 52480

keywords: mesophilic, Bacteria

description: Archangium sp. An m8 is a mesophilic bacterium that builds a fruiting body and was isolated from soil with rotting wood and other plant residues.

strain history: <- H. Reichenbach, GBF; An m8

doi: 10.13145/bacdive8640.20220920.7

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: 14164

domain: Bacteria

phylum: Proteobacteria

class: Deltaproteobacteria

order: Myxococcales

family: Archangiaceae

genus: Angiococcus

species: Angiococcus sp.

full scientific name: Angiococcus sp.

strain designation: An m8

type strain: no


multicellular morphology

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

Culture and growth conditions

culture medium

  • @ref: 14164
  • name: VY/2 AGAR (DSMZ Medium 9)
  • growth: yes
  • link:
  • composition: Name: VY/2 AGAR (DSMZ Medium 9) Composition: Agar 15.0 g/l Baker's yeast 5.0 g/l CaCl2 x 2 H2O 1.36 g/l Vitamin B12 0.0005 g/l Distilled water

culture temp

  • @ref: 14164
  • growth: positive
  • type: growth
  • temperature: 28
  • range: mesophilic

Isolation, sampling and environmental information


  • @ref: 14164
  • sample type: soil with rotting wood and other plant residues
  • geographic location: near Tucson, Arizona
  • country: USA
  • USA
  • continent: North America

isolation source categories

#Host#Plants#Decomposing plant
#Host Body Product#Plant#Timber

External links

@ref: 14164

culture collection no.: DSM 52480

straininfo link

  • @ref: 20218
  • passport:


14164Curators of the DSMZLeibniz Institut DSMZ-Deutsche Sammlung von Mikroorganismen und Zellkulturen GmbH (DSM 52480)
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.10.1099/ijsem.0.004332List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature (LPSN) moves to the DSMZ
20218Verslyppe, B., De Smet, W., De Baets, B., De Vos, P., Dawyndt P.10.1016/j.syapm.2013.11.002StrainInfo introduces electronic passports for microorganisms.Syst Appl Microbiol. 37: 42-50 201424321274