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Genus Pyrolobus

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).


 

Pyrolobus Blöchl et al. 1999, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Pyrolobus fumarii Blöchl et al. 1999.
Etymology: Gr. n. pur, fire; L. masc. n. lobus, lobe; N.L. masc. n. Pyrolobus, the “fire lobe” (the hyperthermophilic lobe).
Valid publication: Validation List no. 71. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1999, 49, 1325-1326.
Effective publication: BLÖCHL (E.), RACHEL (R.), BURGGRAF (S.), HAFENBRADL (D.), JANNASCH (H.W.) and STETTER (K.O.): Pyrolobus fumarii, gen. and sp. nov., represents a novel group of archaea, extending the upper temperature limit for life to 113 °C. Extremophiles, 1997, 1, 14-21.
Validation List no. 71 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Pyrolobus fumarii Blöchl et al. 1999, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) 1A = DSM 11204 = JCM 17356.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: X99555, CP002838 (complete genome).
Etymology: L. gen. n. fumarii, of a chimney, referring to its black smoker habitat.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 71. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1999, 49, 1325-1326.
Effective publication: BLÖCHL (E.), RACHEL (R.), BURGGRAF (S.), HAFENBRADL (D.), JANNASCH (H.W.) and STETTER (K.O.): Pyrolobus fumarii, gen. and sp. nov., represents a novel group of archaea, extending the upper temperature limit for life to 113 °C. Extremophiles, 1997, 1, 14-21.
Validation List no. 71 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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