Genus Staphylothermus

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Number of species cited in this file: 2
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 0

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

 

Staphylothermus Stetter and Fiala 1986, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Staphylothermus marinus Stetter and Fiala 1986.
Etymology: Gr. n. staphulê, bunch of grapes; Gr. masc. adj. thermos, hot; N.L. masc. n. Staphylothermus, grape (-forming) thermophile.
References: VALIDATION LIST no. 22. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1986, 36, 573-576. [FIALA (G.), STETTER (K.O.), JANNASCH (H.W.), LANGWORTHY (T.A.) and MADON (J.): Staphylothermus marinus sp. nov. represents a novel genus of extremely thermophilic submarine heterotrophic archaebacteria growing up to 98°C. Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 1986, 8, 106-113.]
Validation List no. 22 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Staphylothermus hellenicus Arab et al. 2000, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain P8 = DSM 12710 = JCM 10830.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ012645, CP002051 (complete genome).
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. hellenicus (from Gr. masc. adj. hellenikos), Greek, pertaining to Greece, from where the organism was isolated.
Reference: ARAB (H.), VÖLKER (H.) and THOMM (M.): Thermococcus aegaeicus sp. nov. and Staphylothermus hellenicus sp. nov., two novel hyperthermophilic archaea isolated from geothermally heated vents off Palaeochori Bay, Milos, Greece. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 2000, 50, 2101-2108.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Staphylothermus marinus Stetter and Fiala 1986, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain F1 = ATCC 43588 = DSM 3639 = JCM 9404.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: X99560, CP000575 (complete genome).
Etymology: L. masc. adj. marinus, of the sea, marine.
References: VALIDATION LIST no. 22. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1986, 36, 573-576. [FIALA (G.), STETTER (K.O.), JANNASCH (H.W.), LANGWORTHY (T.A.) and MADON (J.): Staphylothermus marinus sp. nov. represents a novel genus of extremely thermophilic submarine heterotrophic archaebacteria growing up to 98°C. Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 1986, 8, 106-113.]
Validation List no. 22 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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