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Genus Aeropyrum

Warning: In the List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature, an arrow () only indicates the sequence of valid publication of names and does not mean that the last name in the sequence must be used (see: Introduction).

Number of species cited in this file: 2
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 0

Classification (Warning: see also the file "Classification of prokaryotes: Introduction").


For a detailed description of this taxon see Bergey’s Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria (BMSAB).


 

Aeropyrum Sako et al. 1996, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Aeropyrum pernix Sako et al. 1996.
Etymology: Gr. n. aer aeros, air; Gr. neut. n. pur, fire; N.L. neut. n. Aeropyrum, air fire, referring to the hyperthermophilic respirative character of the organism.
Valid publication: SAKO (Y.), NOMURA (N.), UCHIDA (A.), ISHIDA (Y.), MORII (H.), KOGA (Y.), HOAKI (T.) and MARUYAMA (T.): Aeropyrum pernix gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel aerobic hyperthermophilic archaeon growing at temperatures up to 100°C. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1996, 46, 1070-1077.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: According to Rule 65(2), the genus name Aeropyrum must be in the neuter gender, not in the masculine gender as cited in the paper by Sako et al. 1996.

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Aeropyrum camini Nakagawa et al. 2004, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) SY1 = ATCC BAA-758 = JCM 12091.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB109559.
Etymology: L. gen. n. camini, of a chimney, relating to its isolation from a hydrothermal vent chimney.
Valid publication: NAKAGAWA (S.), TAKAI (K.), HORIKOSHI (K.) and SAKO (Y.): Aeropyrum camini sp. nov., a strictly aerobic, hyperthermophilic archaeon from a deep-sea hydrothermal vent chimney. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2004, 54, 329-335.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Aeropyrum pernix Sako et al. 1996, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) K1 = ATCC 700893= DSM 11879 = JCM 9820 = NBRC 100138.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: D83259.
Etymology: L. neut. adj. pernix, nimble, active, agile, indicating high motility in microscopic inspection.
Valid publication: SAKO (Y.), NOMURA (N.), UCHIDA (A.), ISHIDA (Y.), MORII (H.), KOGA (Y.), HOAKI (T.) and MARUYAMA (T.): Aeropyrum pernix gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel aerobic hyperthermophilic archaeon growing at temperatures up to 100°C. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1996, 46, 1070-1077.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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