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Genus Thermoflexus

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").

 

Thermoflexus Dodsworth et al. 2014, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Thermoflexus hugenholtzii Dodsworth et al. 2014.
Etymology: Gr. fem. n. therme, heat; L. adj. flexus, curved from L. v. flecto, to bend, to curve; N.L. masc. n. Thermoflexus, the hot, curved one.
Valid publication: DODSWORTH, J. A., GEVORKIAN, J., DESPUJOS, F., COLE, J. K., MURUGAPIRAN, S. K., MING, H., LI, W.-J., ZHANG, G., DOHNALKOVA, A. and HEDLUND, B. P. 2014. Thermoflexus hugenholtzii gen. nov., sp. nov., a thermophilic, microaerophilic, filamentous bacterium representing a novel class in the Chloroflexi, Thermoflexia classis nov., and description of Thermoflexaceae fam. nov. and Thermoflexales ord. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 64, 2119-2127.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Thermoflexus hugenholtzii Dodsworth et al. 2014, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) JAD2=JCM 19131=CCTCC AB-2014030.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: KC526151.
Etymology: N.L. gen. n. hugenholtzii, of Hugenholtz, referring to Australian microbiologist Philip Hugenholtz, who contributed much to our understanding of bacterial diversity in geothermal environments.
Source: Environmental.
Valid publication: DODSWORTH, J. A., GEVORKIAN, J., DESPUJOS, F., COLE, J. K., MURUGAPIRAN, S. K., MING, H., LI, W.-J., ZHANG, G., DOHNALKOVA, A. and HEDLUND, B. P. 2014. Thermoflexus hugenholtzii gen. nov., sp. nov., a thermophilic, microaerophilic, filamentous bacterium representing a novel class in the Chloroflexi, Thermoflexia classis nov., and description of Thermoflexaceae fam. nov. and Thermoflexales ord. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 64, 2119-2127.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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