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Genus Geotoga

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").


For a detailed description of this taxon see Bergey’s Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria (BMSAB).


 

Geotoga Davey et al. 1993, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Geotoga petraea Davey et al. 1993.
Etymology: Gr. fem. n. , earth; L. fem. n. toga, Roman outer garment; N.L. fem. n. Geotoga, the earth outer garment.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 47. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1993, 43, 864-865.
Effective publication: DAVEY (M.E.), WOOD (W.A.), KEY (R.), NAKAMURA (K.) and STAHL (D.): Isolation of three species of Geotoga and Petrotoga: two new genera, representing a new lineage in the bacterial line of descent distantly related to the "Thermotogales". Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 1993, 16, 191-200.
Validation List no. 47 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Geotoga petraea Davey et al. 1993, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) T5 = ATCC 51226.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: HM037999.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. petraea, that grows among rocks, describing its isolation from a rock formation.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 47. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1993, 43, 864-865.
Effective publication: DAVEY (M.E.), WOOD (W.A.), KEY (R.), NAKAMURA (K.) and STAHL (D.): Isolation of three species of Geotoga and Petrotoga: two new genera, representing a new lineage in the bacterial line of descent distantly related to the "Thermotogales". Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 1993, 16, 191-200.
Validation List no. 47 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Geotoga subterranea Davey et al. 1993, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) CC-1 = ATCC 51225.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: L10659.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. subterranea, underground, subterranean, describing its site of isolation.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 47. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1993, 43, 864-865.
Effective publication: DAVEY (M.E.), WOOD (W.A.), KEY (R.), NAKAMURA (K.) and STAHL (D.): Isolation of three species of Geotoga and Petrotoga: two new genera, representing a new lineage in the bacterial line of descent distantly related to the "Thermotogales". Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 1993, 16, 191-200.
Validation List no. 47 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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