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Genus Sulfurococcus

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: 2
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).


 

Sulfurococcus Golovacheva et al. 1995, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Sulfurococcus mirabilis Golovacheva et al. 1995.
Etymology: L. n. sulfur, sulfur; N.L. masc. n. coccus (from Gr. masc. n. kokkos, grain, seed), coccus; N.L. masc. n. Sulfurococcus, sulfur-oxidizing coccus.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 55. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1995, 45, 879-880.
Effective publication: GOLOVACHEVA (R.S.), VAL'EKHO-ROMAN (K.M.) and TROITSKII (A.V.): Sulfurococcus mirabilis gen. nov., sp. nov., a new thermophilic archaebacterium with the ability to oxidize sulfur. Mikrobiologiya, 1985, 56, 100-107.
Validation List no. 55 in IJSEM Online

Note: The type species has been designated in accordance with Rule 20c by the Associate Editor, IJSB.
Reference: ASSOCIATE EDITOR, IJSB: Validation List no. 55 (footnote d). Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1995, 45, 879-880.
Validation List no. 55 in IJSEM Online

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Sulfurococcus mirabilis Golovacheva et al. 1995, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) INMI AT-59.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: not found.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. mirabilis, wonderful.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 55. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1995, 45, 879-880.
Effective publication: GOLOVACHEVA (R.S.), VAL'EKHO-ROMAN (K.M.) and TROITSKII (A.V.): Sulfurococcus mirabilis gen. nov., sp. nov., a new thermophilic archaebacterium with the ability to oxidize sulfur. Mikrobiologiya, 1985, 56, 100-107.
Validation List no. 55 in IJSEM Online

Note: The type strain is currently not available from a recognized culture collection.
Reference: YARZA (P.), SPRÖER (C.), SWIDERSKI (J.), MROTZEK (N.), SPRING (S.), TINDALL (B.J.), GRONOW (S.), PUKALL (R.), KLENK (H.P.), LANG (E.), VERBARG (S.), CROUCH (A.), LILBURN (T.), BECK (B.), UNOSSON (C.), CARDEW (S.), MOORE (E.R.B.), GOMILA (M.), NAKAGAWA (Y.), JANSSENS (D.), DE VOS (P.), PEIREN (J.), SUTTELS (T.), CLERMONT (D.), BIZET (C.), SAKAMOTO (M.), IIDA (T.), KUDO (T.), KOSAKO (Y.), OSHIDA (Y.), OHKUMA (M.), ARAHAL (D.R.), SPIECK (E.), POMMERENING ROESER (A.), FIGGE (M.), PARK (D.), BUCHANAN (P.), CIFUENTES (A.), MUNOZ (R.), EUZEBY (J.P.), SCHLEIFER (K.H.), LUDWIG (W.), AMANN (R.), GLÖCKNER (F.O.) and RÓSSELLO-MÓRA (R.): Sequencing orphan species initiative (SOS): Filling the gaps in the 16S rRNA gene sequence database for all species with validly published names. Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 2013, 36, 69-73.
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Sulfurococcus yellowstonensis corrig. Karavaiko et al. 1995, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) Str6kar (preserved at the Institute of Microbiology, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia.).
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: not found.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. yellowstonensis, pertaining to Yellowstone National Park, where organism was isolated.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 55. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1995, 45, 879-880.
Effective publication: KARAVAIKO (G.I.), GOLYSHINA (O.V.), TROITSKII (A.V.), VALIEHO-ROMAN (K.M.), GOLOVACHEVA (R.S.) and PIVOVAROVA (T.A.): Sulfurococcus yellowstonii sp. nov., a new species of iron- and sulfur-oxidizing thermoacidophilic archaebacteria. Mikrobiologiya, 1994, 63, 668-682.
Validation List no. 55 in IJSEM Online

Notes:
1 The original spelling of the specific epithet, yellowstonii (sic), has been corrected by the Associate Editor, IJSB 1995.
Reference: ASSOCIATE EDITOR, IJSB: Validation List no. 55 (footnote c). Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1995, 45, 879-880.
Validation List no. 55 in IJSEM Online
2 The type strain is currently not available from a recognized culture collection.
Reference: YARZA (P.), SPRÖER (C.), SWIDERSKI (J.), MROTZEK (N.), SPRING (S.), TINDALL (B.J.), GRONOW (S.), PUKALL (R.), KLENK (H.P.), LANG (E.), VERBARG (S.), CROUCH (A.), LILBURN (T.), BECK (B.), UNOSSON (C.), CARDEW (S.), MOORE (E.R.B.), GOMILA (M.), NAKAGAWA (Y.), JANSSENS (D.), DE VOS (P.), PEIREN (J.), SUTTELS (T.), CLERMONT (D.), BIZET (C.), SAKAMOTO (M.), IIDA (T.), KUDO (T.), KOSAKO (Y.), OSHIDA (Y.), OHKUMA (M.), ARAHAL (D.R.), SPIECK (E.), POMMERENING ROESER (A.), FIGGE (M.), PARK (D.), BUCHANAN (P.), CIFUENTES (A.), MUNOZ (R.), EUZEBY (J.P.), SCHLEIFER (K.H.), LUDWIG (W.), AMANN (R.), GLÖCKNER (F.O.) and RÓSSELLO-MÓRA (R.): Sequencing orphan species initiative (SOS): Filling the gaps in the 16S rRNA gene sequence database for all species with validly published names. Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 2013, 36, 69-73.
Publication online

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