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Genus Thermonema

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).


 

Thermonema Hudson et al. 1989, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Thermonema lapsum Hudson et al. 1989.
Etymology: Gr. adj. thermos, hot; Gr. neut. n. nema, a thread; N.L. neut. n. Thermonema, a thermophilic thread.
Valid publication: HUDSON (J.A.), SCHOFIELD (K.M.), MORGAN (H.W.) and DANIEL (R.M.): Thermonema lapsum gen. nov., sp. nov., a thermophilic gliding bacterium. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1989, 39, 485-487.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Thermonema lapsum Hudson et al. 1989, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) 23/9 = ATCC 43542= DSM 5718.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: HE582775.
Etymology: L. neut. part. adj. lapsum (from L. v. labor, to glide), gliding.
Valid publication: HUDSON (J.A.), SCHOFIELD (K.M.), MORGAN (H.W.) and DANIEL (R.M.): Thermonema lapsum gen. nov., sp. nov., a thermophilic gliding bacterium. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1989, 39, 485-487.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Notes:
1 On page 487, the type strain is erroneously designated as ATCC 43532.
2 The etymology should be L. part. adj. lapsus a um (from L. v. labor, to glide), not L. n. (sic) lapsum (sic), glide.

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Thermonema rossianum Nobre et al. 1997 (complete authorship reads: Nobre, Rainey and da Costa), sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) NR-27 = DSM 10300.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: Y08956.
Etymology: N.L. neut. adj. rossianum, pertaining to Rossi, in honor of Mosé Rossi, a Neapolitan biochemist.
Valid publication: TENREIRO (S.), NOBRE (M.F.), RAINEY (F.A.), MIGUEL (C.) and DA COSTA (M.S.): Thermonema rossianum sp. nov., a new thermophilic and slightly halophilic species from saline hot springs in Naples, Italy. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1997, 47, 122-126.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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