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Genus Stygiolobus

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).


 

Stygiolobus Segerer et al. 1991, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Stygiolobus azoricus Segerer et al. 1991.
Etymology: L. adj. stygius, of the Styx, Stygian, of the lower world; L. masc. n. lobus, lobe; N.L. masc. n. Stygiolobus, lobed organism from Hades (its habitat was the gate to hell in Dante's Divina Commedia).
Valid publication: SEGERER (A.H.), TRINCONE (A.), GAHRTZ (M.) and STETTER (K.O.): Stygiolobus azoricus gen. nov., sp. nov. represents a novel genus of anaerobic, extremely thermoacidophilic archaebacteria of the order Sulfolobales. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1991, 41, 495-501.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Stygiolobus azoricus Segerer et al. 1991, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) FC6 = DSM 6296 = JCM 9021.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: D85520.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. azoricus, from the Azores, referring to the place of isolation.
Valid publication: SEGERER (A.H.), TRINCONE (A.), GAHRTZ (M.) and STETTER (K.O.): Stygiolobus azoricus gen. nov., sp. nov. represents a novel genus of anaerobic, extremely thermoacidophilic archaebacteria of the order Sulfolobales. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1991, 41, 495-501.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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