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Genus Caldithrix

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").

 

Caldithrix Miroshnichenko et al. 2003, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Caldithrix abyssi Miroshnichenko et al. 2003.
Etymology: L. adj. caldus, hot; Gr. fem. n. thrix, thread; N.L. fem. n. Caldithrix, a thread existing in a hot environment.
Valid publication: MIROSHNICHENKO (M.L.), KOSTRIKINA (N.A.), CHERNYH (N.A.), PIMENOV (N.V.), TOUROVA (T.P.), ANTIPOV (A.N.), SPRING (S.), STACKEBRANDT (E.) and BONCH-OSMOLOVSKAYA (E.A.): Caldithrix abyssi gen. nov., sp. nov., a nitrate-reducing, thermophilic, anaerobic bacterium isolated from a Mid-Atlantic Ridge hydrothermal vent, represents a novel bacterial lineage. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2003, 53, 323-329.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Caldithrix Miroshnichenko et al. 2003 emend. Miroshnichenko et al. 2010.
Type species: ¤ Caldithrix abyssi Miroshnichenko et al. 2003.
Etymology: L. adj. caldus, hot; Gr. fem. n. thrix, thread; N.L. fem. n. Caldithrix, a thread existing in a hot environment.
Reference: MIROSHNICHENKO (M.L.), KOLGANOVA (T.V.), SPRING (S.), CHERNYH (N.) and BONCH-OSMOLOVSKAYA (E.A.): Caldithrix palaeochoryensis sp. nov., a thermophilic, anaerobic, chemo-organotrophic bacterium from a geothermally heated sediment, and emended description of the genus Caldithrix. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 2120-2123.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Caldithrix abyssi Miroshnichenko et al. 2003, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) LF13 = DSM 13497 = VKM B-2286.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ430587.
Etymology: L. gen. n. abyssi, of immense depths, living in the depth of the ocean.
Valid publication: MIROSHNICHENKO (M.L.), KOSTRIKINA (N.A.), CHERNYH (N.A.), PIMENOV (N.V.), TOUROVA (T.P.), ANTIPOV (A.N.), SPRING (S.), STACKEBRANDT (E.) and BONCH-OSMOLOVSKAYA (E.A.): Caldithrix abyssi gen. nov., sp. nov., a nitrate-reducing, thermophilic, anaerobic bacterium isolated from a Mid-Atlantic Ridge hydrothermal vent, represents a novel bacterial lineage. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2003, 53, 323-329.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Caldithrix palaeochoryensis Miroshnichenko et al. 2010, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) MC = DSM 21940 = VKM B-2536.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: FJ999729.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. palaeochoryensis, pertaining to Palaeochory Bay in Greece, where the type strain was isolated.
Valid publication: MIROSHNICHENKO (M.L.), KOLGANOVA (T.V.), SPRING (S.), CHERNYH (N.) and BONCH-OSMOLOVSKAYA (E.A.): Caldithrix palaeochoryensis sp. nov., a thermophilic, anaerobic, chemo-organotrophic bacterium from a geothermally heated sediment, and emended description of the genus Caldithrix. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 2120-2123.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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