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Genus Thermofilum

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).


 

Thermofilum Zillig and Gierl 1983, gen. nov. (Type genus of the family ¤ Thermofilaceae Burggraf et al. 1997).
Type species: ¤ Thermofilum pendens Zillig and Gierl 1983.
Etymology: Gr. n. thermê, heat; L. neut. n. filum, thread, filament; N.L. neut. n. Thermofilum, filament existing in a hot environment.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 11. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1983, 33, 672-674.
Effective publication: ZILLIG (W.), GIERL (A.), SCHREIBER (G.), WUNDERL (S.), JANEKOVIC (D.), STETTER (K.O.) and KLENK (H.P.): The archaebacterium Thermofilum pendens represents a novel genus of the thermophilic, anaerobic sulfur respiring Thermoproteales. Syst. Appl. Microbiol, 1983, 4, 79-87.
Validation List no. 11 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Thermofilum pendens Zillig and Gierl 1983, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) Hvv3 = DSM 2475.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: X14835.
Etymology: L. neut. part. adj. pendens, depending (growth depends on a factor from Thermoproteus species).
Valid publication: Validation List no. 11. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1983, 33, 672-674.
Effective publication: ZILLIG (W.), GIERL (A.), SCHREIBER (G.), WUNDERL (S.), JANEKOVIC (D.), STETTER (K.O.) and KLENK (H.P.): The archaebacterium Thermofilum pendens represents a novel genus of the thermophilic, anaerobic sulfur respiring Thermoproteales. Syst. Appl. Microbiol, 1983, 4, 79-87.
Validation List no. 11 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Thermofilum uzonense Toshchakov et al. 2016, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) 1807-2=DSM 28062=JCM 19810.
Sequence accession no. (complete genome) for the type strain: CP009961.
Whole-genome sequence accession no. for the type strain: -.
Etymology: N.L. neut. adj. uzonense, pertaining to the Uzon Caldera, Kamchatka, Far-East Russia, from where the type strain was isolated.
Source: Environmental.
Valid publication: VALIDATION LIST no. 169. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 66 (2016), 1913-1915; erratum, 2456-2458.
Validation List Online
Effective publication: Toshchakov, S. V., Korzhenkov, A. A., Samarov, N. I., Mazunin, I. O., Mozhey, O. I., Shmyr, I. S., Derbikova, K. S., Taranov, E. A., Dominova, I. N., Bonch-Osmolovskaya, E. A., Patrushev, M. V., Podosokorskaya, O. A. and Kublanov, I. V. 2015. Complete genome sequence of and proposal of Thermofilum uzonense sp. nov. a novel hyperthermophilic crenarchaeon and emended description of the genus Thermofilum . Standards Genomic Sci. 10, 122.
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