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Genus Thermophagus

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").

 

Thermophagus Gao et al. 2013, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Thermophagus xiamenensis Gao et al. 2013.
Etymology: Gr. adj. thermos, warm, hot; Gr. masc. n. phagus, an eater, a glutton; N.L. masc. n. Thermophagus, a thermophilic eater.
Valid publication: GAO (Z.M.), LIU (X.), ZHANG (X.Y.) and RUAN (L.W.): Thermophagus xiamenensis gen. nov., sp. nov., a moderately thermophilic and strictly anaerobic bacterium isolated from hot spring sediment. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2013, 63, 109-113.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Thermophagus xiamenensis Gao et al. 2013, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) HS1 = CGMCCC 1.5071 = DSM 19012.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: DQ517535.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. xiamenensis, of or pertaining to Xiamen, the location of the hot spring from which the type strain was isolated.
Valid publication: GAO (Z.M.), LIU (X.), ZHANG (X.Y.) and RUAN (L.W.): Thermophagus xiamenensis gen. nov., sp. nov., a moderately thermophilic and strictly anaerobic bacterium isolated from hot spring sediment. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2013, 63, 109-113.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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