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Genus Halothermothrix

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).


 

Halothermothrix Cayol et al. 1994, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Halothermothrix orenii Cayol et al. 1994.
Etymology: Gr. n. hals halos, salt; Gr. adj. thermos, hot; Gr. fem. n. thrix, hair; N.L. fem. n. Halothermothrix, a thermophilic (fermentative) halophile.
Valid publication: CAYOL (J.L.), OLLIVIER (B.), PATEL (B.K.C.), PRENSIER (G.), GUEZENNEC (J.) and GARCIA (J.L.): Isolation and characterization of Halothermothrix orenii gen. nov., sp. nov., a halophilic, thermophilic, fermentative, strictly anaerobic bacterium. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1994, 44, 534-540.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Halothermothrix orenii Cayol et al. 1994, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) H168 = DSM 9562 = OCM 544.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: CP001098 (complete genome).
Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. orenii, of Oren, named after Aharon Oren who has made important contributions to the knowledge of halophilic anaerobic bacteria.
Valid publication: CAYOL (J.L.), OLLIVIER (B.), PATEL (B.K.C.), PRENSIER (G.), GUEZENNEC (J.) and GARCIA (J.L.): Isolation and characterization of Halothermothrix orenii gen. nov., sp. nov., a halophilic, thermophilic, fermentative, strictly anaerobic bacterium. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1994, 44, 534-540.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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