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Genus Anaerophaga

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: 1
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).


 

Anaerophaga Denger et al. 2002, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Anaerophaga thermohalophila Denger et al. 2002.
Etymology: Gr. pref. an, not; Gr. n. aer aeros, air; Gr. v. phagein, to devour, to eat up; N.L. fem. n. Anaerophaga, an anaerobic eater.
Valid publication: DENGER (K.), WARTHMANN (R.), LUDWIG (W.) and SCHINK (B.): Anaerophaga thermohalophila gen. nov., sp. nov., a moderately thermohalophilic, strictly anaerobic fermentative bacterium. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2002, 52, 173-178.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Anaerophaga thermohalophila Denger et al. 2002, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) Fru22 = DSM 12881 = OCM 798.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ418048.
Etymology: Gr. n. thermê, heat; Gr. n. hals halos, salt; N.L. adj. philus -a -um (from Gr. adj. philos -ê -on), friend, loving; N.L. fem. adj. thermohalophila, heat and salt loving.
Valid publication: DENGER (K.), WARTHMANN (R.), LUDWIG (W.) and SCHINK (B.): Anaerophaga thermohalophila gen. nov., sp. nov., a moderately thermohalophilic, strictly anaerobic fermentative bacterium. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2002, 52, 173-178.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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