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Genus Oceanotoga

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").

 

Oceanotoga Jayasinghearachchi and Lal 2011, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Oceanotoga teriensis Jayasinghearachchi and Lal 2011.
Etymology: Gr. n. okeanos, the ocean; L. fem. n. toga, a covering, garment; N.L. fem. n. Oceanotoga, an ocean toga, referring to the isolation of the organism from the ocean and the presence of a "toga" sheath-like outer cover.
Valid publication: JAYASINGHEARACHCHI (H.S.) and LAL (B.): Oceanotoga teriensis gen. nov., sp. nov., a thermophilic bacterium isolated from offshore oil-producing wells. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2011, 61, 554-560.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Oceanotoga teriensis Jayasinghearachchi and Lal 2011, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) OCT74 = JCM 15580 = LMG 24865.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EU588727.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. teriensis, pertaining to TERI, named in honour of The Energy and Resource Institute (TERI), New Delhi, India.
Valid publication: JAYASINGHEARACHCHI (H.S.) and LAL (B.): Oceanotoga teriensis gen. nov., sp. nov., a thermophilic bacterium isolated from offshore oil-producing wells. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2011, 61, 554-560.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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