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Genus Ferroglobus

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).


 

Ferroglobus Hafenbradl et al. 1997, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Ferroglobus placidus Hafenbradl et al. 1997.
Etymology: L. neut. n. ferrum, iron; L. masc. n. globus, ball; N.L. masc. n. Ferroglobus, the iron ball.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 61. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1997, 47, 601-602.
Effective publication: HAFENBRADL (D.), KELLER (M.), DIRMEIER (R.), RACHEL (R.), ROßNAGEL (P.), BURGGRAF (S.), HUBER (H.) and STETTER (K.O.): Ferroglobus placidus gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel hyperthermophilic archaeum that oxidizes Fe2+ at neutral pH under anoxic conditions. Arch. Microbiol., 1996, 166, 308-314.
Validation List no. 61 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

Note: The author's name Huber has been omitted in the reference cited in Validation List no. 61.

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Ferroglobus placidus Hafenbradl et al. 1997, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) AEDII12DO = DSM 10642.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF220166.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. placidus, placid, peace loving (because of reduction of nitrate, a component of gun powder).
Valid publication: Validation List no. 61. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1997, 47, 601-602.
Effective publication: HAFENBRADL (D.), KELLER (M.), DIRMEIER (R.), RACHEL (R.), ROßNAGEL (P.), BURGGRAF (S.), HUBER (H.) and STETTER (K.O.): Ferroglobus placidus gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel hyperthermophilic archaeum that oxidizes Fe2+ at neutral pH under anoxic conditions. Arch. Microbiol., 1996, 166, 308-314.
Validation List no. 61 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

Note: The author's name Huber has been omitted in the reference cited in Validation List no. 61.

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