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Genus Thermoleophilum

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).


 

Thermoleophilum Zarilla and Perry 1986, gen. nov. (Type genus of the order ¤ Thermoleophilales Reddy and Garcia-Pichel 2009; type genus of the family ¤ Thermoleophilaceae Stackebrandt 2005).
Type species: ¤ Thermoleophilum album Zarilla and Perry 1986.
Etymology: Gr. n. thermê, heat; L. n. oleum, oil; N.L. neut. adj. philum (from Gr. neut. adj. philon), friend, loving; N.L. neut. n. Thermoleophilum, heat- and oil-loving microbe.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 20. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1986, 36, 354-356.
Effective publication: ZARILLA (K.A.) and PERRY (J.J.): Thermoleophilum album gen. nov. and sp. nov., a bacterium obligate for thermophily and n-alkane substrates. Arch. Microbiol., 1984, 137, 286-290.
Validation List no. 20 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Thermoleophilum album Zarilla and Perry 1986, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) HS-5 = ATCC 35263.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ458462.
Etymology: L. neut. adj. album, white.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 20. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1986, 36, 354-356.
Effective publication: ZARILLA (K.A.) and PERRY (J.J.): Thermoleophilum album gen. nov. and sp. nov., a bacterium obligate for thermophily and n-alkane substrates. Arch. Microbiol., 1984, 137, 286-290.
Validation List no. 20 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Thermoleophilum minutum Zarilla and Perry 1986, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) YS-4 = ATCC 35265.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: HQ223108.
Etymology: L. neut. adj. minutum, small, minute, referring to cell size.
Valid publication: ZARILLA (K.A.) and PERRY (J.J.): Deoxyribonucleic acid homology and other comparisons among obligately thermophilic hydrocarbonoclastic bacteria, with a proposal for Thermoleophilum minutum sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1986, 36, 13-16.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Notes:
1 The species Thermoleophilum minutum Zarilla and Perry 1986 (Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1986, 36, 13-16) has been validly published before the validation of the genus Thermoleophilum Zarilla and Perry 1986 (Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1986, 36, 354-356).
2 Thermoleophilum minutum Zarilla and Perry 1986 encompasses the type strain of ¤ Thermomicrobium fosteri Phillips and Perry 1976 (Approved Lists 1980).

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