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Genus Saccharolobus

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Number of species, including synonyms, cited in this file: 1
Number of subspecies, including synonyms, cited in this file: 0

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

 

Saccharolobus Sakai and Kurosawa 2018, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Saccharolobus solfataricus Sakai and Kurosawa 2018.
Etymology: Gr. neut. n. saccharon, sugar; L. n. lobus, lobe; N.L. masc. n. Saccharolobus, a lobed organism that catabolizes sugars.
Valid publication: SAKAI, H. D. and KUROSAWA, N. 2018. Saccharolobus caldissimus gen. nov., sp. nov., a facultatively anaerobic iron-reducing hyperthermophilic archaeon isolated from an acidic terrestrial hot spring, and reclassification of Sulfolobus solfataricus as Saccharolobus solfataricus comb. nov. and Sulfolobus shibatae as Saccharolobus shibatae comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 68, 1271-1278.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Saccharolobus caldissimus Sakai and Kurosawa 2018, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) HS-3=JCM 32116=InaCC Ar80.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: LC275065.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. caldissimus, very hot.
Source: Environmental.
Valid publication: SAKAI, H. D. and KUROSAWA, N. 2018. Saccharolobus caldissimus gen. nov., sp. nov., a facultatively anaerobic iron-reducing hyperthermophilic archaeon isolated from an acidic terrestrial hot spring, and reclassification of Sulfolobus solfataricus as Saccharolobus solfataricus comb. nov. and Sulfolobus shibatae as Saccharolobus shibatae comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 68, 1271-1278.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Saccharolobus shibatae Sakai and Kurosawa 2018, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) B12=DSM 5389=ATCC 51178.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: M32504.
Basonym: ¤ Sulfolobus shibatae Grogan et al. 1991.
Etymology: N.L. gen. n. shibatae, of Shibata, named after Masaru Shibata who enabled us to obtain the samples from which the organism was isolated.
Source: Environmental.
Valid publication: SAKAI, H. D. and KUROSAWA, N. 2018. Saccharolobus caldissimus gen. nov., sp. nov., a facultatively anaerobic iron-reducing hyperthermophilic archaeon isolated from an acidic terrestrial hot spring, and reclassification of Sulfolobus solfataricus as Saccharolobus solfataricus comb. nov. and Sulfolobus shibatae as Saccharolobus shibatae comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 68, 1271-1278.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Saccharolobus solfataricus Sakai and Kurosawa 2018, comb. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) DSM 1616=ATCC 35091.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene complete sequence and 23S rRNA gene 5' region) for the type strain: D26490.
Basonym: ¤ Sulfolobus solfataricus Zillig et al. 1980.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. solfataricus, pertaining to solfatara, living in solfatara habitats..
Source: Environmental.
Valid publication: SAKAI, H. D. and KUROSAWA, N. 2018. Saccharolobus caldissimus gen. nov., sp. nov., a facultatively anaerobic iron-reducing hyperthermophilic archaeon isolated from an acidic terrestrial hot spring, and reclassification of Sulfolobus solfataricus as Saccharolobus solfataricus comb. nov. and Sulfolobus shibatae as Saccharolobus shibatae comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 68, 1271-1278.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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