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Genus Aquifex

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).


 

Aquifex Huber and Stetter 1992, gen. nov. (Type genus of the order ¤ Aquificales Reysenbach 2002; type genus of the family ¤ Aquificaceae Reysenbach 2002).
Type species: ¤ Aquifex pyrophilus Huber and Stetter 1992.
Etymology: L. fem. n. aqua, water; L. suff. -fex from L. v. facio, to make; N.L. masc. n. Aquifex, the water maker.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 43. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1992, 42, 656-657.
Effective publication: HUBER (R.), WILHARM (T.), HUBER (D.), TRINCONE (A.), BURGGRAF (S.), KÖNIG (H.), RACHEL (R.), ROCKINGER (I.), FRICKE (H.) and STETTER (K.O.): Aquifex pyrophilus gen. nov., sp. nov., represents a novel group of marine hyperthermophilic hydrogen-oxiding bacteria. Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 1992, 15, 340-351.
Validation List no. 43 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

Note: The name Aquifex must be attributed to Huber and Stetter 1992 (in Huber, Wilharm, Huber, Trincone, Burggraf, König, Rachel, Rockinger, Fricke and Stetter 1992) not to Huber et al. 1992 as cited in Validation List no. 43.
Reference: HUBER (R.), STETTER (K.O.) and GARRITY (G.M.) (editors): Genus I. Aquifex Huber and Stetter 1992e, 656VP (Effective publication: Huber and Stetter in Huber, Wilharm, Huber, Trincone, Burggraf, König, Rachel, Rockinger, Fricke and Stetter 1992b, 349). In: D.R. BOONE, R.W. CASTENHOLZ and G.M. GARRITY (editors): Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, second edition, vol. 1 (The Archaea and the deeply branching and phototrophic Bacteria), Springer-Verlag, New York, 2001, pp. 360-362.

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Aquifex pyrophilus Huber and Stetter 1992, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) Kol5a = DSM 6858 = JCM 9492.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: M83548.
Etymology: Gr. neut. n. pur, fire; N.L. masc. adj. philus (from Gr. masc. adj. philos), friend, loving; N.L. masc. adj. pyrophilus, fire loving.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 43. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1992, 42, 656-657.
Effective publication: HUBER (R.), WILHARM (T.), HUBER (D.), TRINCONE (A.), BURGGRAF (S.), KÖNIG (H.), RACHEL (R.), ROCKINGER (I.), FRICKE (H.) and STETTER (K.O.): Aquifex pyrophilus gen. nov., sp. nov., represents a novel group of marine hyperthermophilic hydrogen-oxiding bacteria. Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 1992, 15, 340-351.
Validation List no. 43 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

Note: The name Aquifex pyrophilus must be attributed to Huber and Stetter 1992 (in Huber, Wilharm, Huber, Trincone, Burggraf, König, Rachel, Rockinger, Fricke and Stetter 1992) not to Huber et al. 1992 as cited in Validation List no. 43.
Reference: HUBER (R.) and STETTER (K.O.): Genus I. Aquifex Huber and Stetter 1992e, 656VP (Effective publication: Huber and Stetter in Huber, Wilharm, Huber, Trincone, Burggraf, König, Rachel, Rockinger, Fricke and Stetter 1992b, 349). In: D.R. BOONE, R.W. CASTENHOLZ and G.M. GARRITY (editors): Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, second edition, vol. 1 (The Archaea and the deeply branching and phototrophic Bacteria), Springer-Verlag, New York, 2001, pp. 360-362.

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