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Genus Kosmotoga

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: 4
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 0

Classification (Warning: see also the file "Classification of prokaryotes: Introduction").

 

Kosmotoga DiPippo et al. 2009, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Kosmotoga olearia DiPippo et al. 2009.
Etymology: Gr. n. kosmos, universe or world; L. fem. n. toga, toga, a Roman outer garment; N.L. fem. n. Kosmotoga, a worldly toga, referring to the placement of the genus within a clade of the Thermotogales whose members appear to inhabit diverse environments such as oil reservoirs, marine sediments and low-temperature bioreactors.
Valid publication: DIPIPPO (J.L.), NESBØ (C.L.), DAHLE (H.), DOOLITTLE (W.F.), BIRKLAND (N.K.) and NOLL (K.M.): Kosmotoga olearia gen. nov., sp. nov., a thermophilic, anaerobic heterotroph isolated from an oil production fluid. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 2991-3000.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Kosmotoga DiPippo et al. 2009 emend. Nunoura et al. 2010.
References: List of Changes in Taxonomic Opinion no. 13. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2011, 61, 6-7. [NUNOURA (T.), HIRAI (M.), IMACHI (H.), MIYAZAKI (M.), MAKITA (H.), HIRAYAMA (H.), FURUSHIMA (Y.), YAMAMOTO (H.) and TAKAI (K.): Kosmotoga arenicorallina sp. nov. a thermophilic and obligately anaerobic heterotroph isolated from a shallow hydrothermal system occurring within a coral reef, southern part of the Yaeyama Archipelago, Japan, reclassification of Thermococcoides shengliensis as Kosmotoga shengliensis comb. nov., and emended description of the genus Kosmotoga. Arch. Microbiol., 2010, 192, 811-819.]
List of Changes in Taxonomic Opinion no. 13 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

Note: According to Nunoura et al. 2013 Kosmotoga DiPippo et al. 2009 is an earlier heterotypic synonym of ¤ Thermococcoides Feng et al. 2010.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 151. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2013, 63, 1577-1580.
Effective publication: NUNOURA (T.), HIRAI (M.), IMACHI (H.), MIYAZAKI (M.), MAKITA (H.), HIRAYAMA (H.), FURUSHIMA (Y.), YAMAMOTO (H.) and TAKAI (K.): Kosmotoga arenicorallina sp. nov. a thermophilic and obligately anaerobic heterotroph isolated from a shallow hydrothermal system occurring within a coral reef, southern part of the Yaeyama Archipelago, Japan, reclassification of Thermococcoides shengliensis as Kosmotoga shengliensis comb. nov., and emended description of the genus Kosmotoga. Arch. Microbiol., 2010, 192, 811-819.
Validation List no. 151 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Kosmotoga arenicorallina Nunoura et al. 2011, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) S304 = DSM 22549 = JCM 15790.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: The strain has two types of 16S rRNA gene sequences: AB530678, and AB530679.
Etymology: L. n. arena, sand; L. adj. corallinus -a -um, coral-red; N.L. fem. adj. arenicorallina, intended to mean belonging to coral sand, as the strain was isolated from a sediment of coral sand.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 137. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2011, 61, 1-3.
Effective publication: NUNOURA (T.), HIRAI (M.), IMACHI (H.), MIYAZAKI (M.), MAKITA (H.), HIRAYAMA (H.), FURUSHIMA (Y.), YAMAMOTO (H.) and TAKAI (K.): Kosmotoga arenicorallina sp. nov. a thermophilic and obligately anaerobic heterotroph isolated from a shallow hydrothermal system occurring within a coral reef, southern part of the Yaeyama Archipelago, Japan, reclassification of Thermococcoides shengliensis as Kosmotoga shengliensis comb. nov., and emended description of the genus Kosmotoga. Arch. Microbiol., 2010, 192, 811-819.
Validation List no. 137 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Kosmotoga olearia DiPippo et al. 2009, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) TBF 19.5.1 = ATCC BAA-1733 = DSM 21960.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EU980631.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. olearia, of or belonging to oil, describing the environment from which the type strain was isolated.
Valid publication: DIPIPPO (J.L.), NESBØ (C.L.), DAHLE (H.), DOOLITTLE (W.F.), BIRKLAND (N.K.) and NOLL (K.M.): Kosmotoga olearia gen. nov., sp. nov., a thermophilic, anaerobic heterotroph isolated from an oil production fluid. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 2991-3000.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Kosmotoga pacifica L'Haridon et al. 2016, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) SLHLJ1=DSM 26965=JCM 19180=MCCC 1A00641.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: KC119212.
Whole-genome sequence accession no. for the type strain: -.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. pacifica, peaceful, referring to the Pacific Ocean, the origin of the type strain.
Source: Environmental - marine.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 167. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 66 (2016), 1-3.
Validation List Online
Effective publication: L'Haridon, S., Jiang, L., Alain, K., Chalopin, M., Rouxel, O., Beauverger, M., Xu, H., Shao, Z. and Jebbar, M. 2014. Kosmotoga pacifica sp. nov., a thermophilic chemoorganoheterotrophic bacterium isolated from an East Pacific hydrothermal sediment. Extremophiles 18, 81-88.
Effective publication Online

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Kosmotoga shengliensis (Feng et al. 2010) Nunoura et al. 2013, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) 2SM-2 = ACCC 00496 = DSM 22460.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EU276414.
Basonym: ¤ Thermococcoides shengliensis Feng et al. 2010.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. shengliensis, of or pertaining to Shengli oilfield, where the type strain was isolated.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 151. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2013, 63, 1577-1580.
Effective publication: NUNOURA (T.), HIRAI (M.), IMACHI (H.), MIYAZAKI (M.), MAKITA (H.), HIRAYAMA (H.), FURUSHIMA (Y.), YAMAMOTO (H.) and TAKAI (K.): Kosmotoga arenicorallina sp. nov. a thermophilic and obligately anaerobic heterotroph isolated from a shallow hydrothermal system occurring within a coral reef, southern part of the Yaeyama Archipelago, Japan, reclassification of Thermococcoides shengliensis as Kosmotoga shengliensis comb. nov., and emended description of the genus Kosmotoga. Arch. Microbiol., 2010, 192, 811-819.
Validation List no. 151 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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