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Genus Geothermobacter

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").

 

Geothermobacter Kashefi et al. 2005, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Geothermobacter ehrlichii Kashefi et al. 2005.
Etymology: Gr. fem. n. , earth; Gr. adj. thermos, hot; N.L. masc. n. bacter, stick, rod; N.L. masc. n. Geothermobacter, a rod from hot hearth.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 102. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 547-549.
Effective publication: KASHEFI (K.), HOLMES (D.E.), BAROSS (J.A.) and LOVLEY (D.R.): Thermophily in the Geobacteraceae: Geothermobacter ehrlichii gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel thermophilic member of the Geobacteraceae from the "Bag City" hydrothermal vent. Appl. Environ. Microbiol., 2003, 69, 2985-2993.
Validation List no. 102 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

Note: The Greek word thermos is an adjective, not a noun as cited in the etymology provided by Kashefi et al. 2005.

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Geothermobacter ehrlichii Kashefi et al. 2005, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) SS015 = ATCC BAA-635 = DSM 15274 = JCM 12418.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY155599.
Etymology: N.L. gen. n. ehrlichii, of Ehrlich, in honor of Henry Lutz Ehrlich, in recognition of his fundamental contributions to the field of geomicrobiology and the area of microbial interactions with metals in particular.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 102. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 547-549.
Effective publication: KASHEFI (K.), HOLMES (D.E.), BAROSS (J.A.) and LOVLEY (D.R.): Thermophily in the Geobacteraceae: Geothermobacter ehrlichii gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel thermophilic member of the Geobacteraceae from the "Bag City" hydrothermal vent. Appl. Environ. Microbiol., 2003, 69, 2985-2993.
Validation List no. 102 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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