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Genus Carboxydothermus

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: 5
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).


 

Carboxydothermus Svetlichny et al. 1991, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Carboxydothermus hydrogenoformans Svetlichny et al. 1991.
Etymology: N.L. n. carboxydum, carbon monoxide; Gr. adj. thermos, hot; N.L. masc. n. Carboxydothermus, utilizing carbone monoxide and living in hot places.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 39. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1991, 41, 580-581.
Effective publication: SVETLICHNY (V.A.), SOKOLOVA (T.G.), GERHARDT (M.), RINGPFEIL (M.), KOSTRIKINA (N.A.) and ZAVARZIN (G.A.): Carboxydothermus hydrogenoformans gen. nov., sp. nov., a CO-utilizing thermophilic anaerobic bacterium from hydrothermal environments of Kunashir Island. Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 1991, 14, 254-260.
Validation List no. 39 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

Carboxydothermus Svetlichny et al. 1991 emend. Slobodkin et al. 2006.
Type species: ¤ Carboxydothermus hydrogenoformans Svetlichny et al. 1991.
Etymology: N.L. n. carboxydum, carbon monoxide; Gr. adj. thermos, hot; N.L. masc. n. Carboxydothermus, utilizing carbone monoxide and living in hot places.
Reference: SLOBODKIN (A.I.), SOKOLOVA (T.G.), LYSENKO (A.M.) and WIEGEL (J.): Reclassification of Thermoterrabacterium ferrireducens as Carboxydothermus ferrireducens comb. nov., and emended description of the genus Carboxydothermus. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 2349-2351.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: According to Slobodkin et al. 2006, Carboxydothermus Svetlichny et al. 1991 is an earlier heterotypic synonym of ¤ Thermoterrabacterium Slobodkin et al. 1997.
Reference: SLOBODKIN (A.I.), SOKOLOVA (T.G.), LYSENKO (A.M.) and WIEGEL (J.): Reclassification of Thermoterrabacterium ferrireducens as Carboxydothermus ferrireducens comb. nov., and emended description of the genus Carboxydothermus. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 2349-2351.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Carboxydothermus Svetlichny et al. 1991 emend. Novikov et al. 2011.
Type species: ¤ Carboxydothermus hydrogenoformans Svetlichny et al. 1991.
Etymology: N.L. n. carboxydum, carbon monoxide; Gr. adj. thermos, hot; N.L. masc. n. Carboxydothermus, utilizing carbone monoxide and living in hot places.
Reference: NOVIKOV (A.A.), SOKOLOVA (T.G.), LEBEDINSKY (A.V.), KOLGANOVA (T.V.) and BONCH-OSMOLOVSKAYA (E.A.): Carboxydothermus islandicus sp. nov., a thermophilic, hydrogenogenic, carboxydotrophic bacterium isolated from a hot spring. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2011, 61, 2532-2537.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: In the paper by Novikov et al. 2011, the emendation of the genus is erroneously cited as "Emended description of the genus Carboxydothermus Slobodkin et al. 2006".

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Carboxydothermus ferrireducens (Slobodkin et al. 1997) Slobodkin et al. 2006, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) JW/AS-Y7 = DSM 11255 = VKM B-2392.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: U76363.
Basonym: ¤ Thermoterrabacterium ferrireducens Slobodkin et al. 1997.
Etymology: L. n. ferrum, iron; L. part. adj. reducens, converting to a different state; N.L. part. adj. ferrireducens, reducing (ferric) iron.
Valid publication: SLOBODKIN (A.I.), SOKOLOVA (T.G.), LYSENKO (A.M.) and WIEGEL (J.): Reclassification of Thermoterrabacterium ferrireducens as Carboxydothermus ferrireducens comb. nov., and emended description of the genus Carboxydothermus. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 2349-2351.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Carboxydothermus hydrogenoformans Svetlichny et al. 1991, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) Z-2901 = ATCC BAA-161 = DSM 6008.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: CP000141 (complete genome).
Etymology: N.L. n. hydrogenum (from Gr. n. hudôr, water; and Gr. v. gennaô, to produce), hydrogen (that which produces water, so called because it forms water when exposed to oxygen); L. part. adj. formans, forming; N.L. part. adj. hydrogenoformans, hydrogen- forming.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 39. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1991, 41, 580-581.
Effective publication: SVETLICHNY (V.A.), SOKOLOVA (T.G.), GERHARDT (M.), RINGPFEIL (M.), KOSTRIKINA (N.A.) and ZAVARZIN (G.A.): Carboxydothermus hydrogenoformans gen. nov., sp. nov., a CO-utilizing thermophilic anaerobic bacterium from hydrothermal environments of Kunashir Island. Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 1991, 14, 254-260.
Validation List no. 39 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Carboxydothermus islandicus Novikov et al. 2011, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) SET IS-9 = DSM 21830 = VKM B-2561.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: GQ324698.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. islandicus, of or pertaining to Iceland, Icelandic.
Valid publication: NOVIKOV (A.A.), SOKOLOVA (T.G.), LEBEDINSKY (A.V.), KOLGANOVA (T.V.) and BONCH-OSMOLOVSKAYA (E.A.): Carboxydothermus islandicus sp. nov., a thermophilic, hydrogenogenic, carboxydotrophic bacterium isolated from a hot spring. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2011, 61, 2532-2537.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Carboxydothermus pertinax Yoneda et al. 2012, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) Ug1 = DSM 23698 = NBRC 107576.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB573431 (clone A), AB573432 (clone B), AB573433 (clone C), AB573434 (clone D).
Etymology: L. masc. adj. pertinax, very tenacious, persistent, referring to their persistence in acidic hot water.
Valid publication: YONEDA (Y.), YOSHIDA (T.), KAWAICHI (S.), DAIFUKU (T.), TAKABE (K.) and SAKO (Y.): Carboxydothermus pertinax sp. nov., a thermophilic, hydrogenogenic, Fe(III)-reducing, sulfur-reducing carboxydotrophic bacterium from an acidic hot spring. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2012, 62, 1692-1697.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Carboxydothermus siderophilus Slepova et al. 2009, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) 1315 = DSM 21278 = VKM B-2474 = VKPM 9905B.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EF542810.
Etymology: Gr. n. sideros, iron; N.L. adj. philus -a -um (from Gr. adj. philos -ê -on), friend, loving; N.L. masc. adj. siderophilus, iron-loving.
Valid publication: SLEPOVA (T.V.), SOKOLOVA (T.G.), KOLGANOVA (T.V.), TOUROVA (T.P.) and BONCH-OSMOLOVSKAYA (E.A.): Carboxydothermus siderophilus sp. nov., a thermophilic, hydrogenogenic, carboxydotrophic, dissimilatory Fe(III)-reducing bacterium from a Kamchatka hot spring. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 213-217.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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