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Genus Thermosipho

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: 8
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).


 

Thermosipho Huber et al. 1989, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Thermosipho africanus Huber et al. 1989.
Etymology: Gr. fem. n. thermê, heat; L. masc. n. sipho, little pipe to suck drinks through, a tube; N.L. masc. n. Thermosipho, the hot tube, due to the sheath surrounding the bacteria.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 31. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1989, 39, 495-497.
Effective publication: HUBER (R.), WOESE (C.R.), LANGWORTHY (T.A.), FRICKE (H.) and STETTER (K.O.): Thermosipho africanus gen. nov., represents a new genus of thermophilic eubacteria within the "thermotogales". Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 1989, 12, 32-37.
Validation List no. 31 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

Thermosipho Huber et al. 1989 emend. Ravot et al. 1996.
Type species: ¤ Thermosipho africanus Huber et al. 1989 emend. Ravot et al. 1996.
Etymology: Gr. fem. n. thermê, heat; L. masc. n. sipho, little pipe to suck drinks through, a tube; N.L. masc. n. Thermosipho, the hot tube, due to the sheath surrounding the bacteria.
Reference: RAVOT (G.), OLLIVIER (B.), PATEL (B.K.C.), MAGOT (M.) and GARCIA (J.L.): Emended description of Thermosipho africanus as a carbohydrate-fermenting species using thiosulfate as an electron acceptor. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1996, 46, 321-323.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Thermosipho activus Podosokorskaya et al. 2014, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) Rift-s3=DSM 26467=VKM B-2803.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: KF931642.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. activus, active, referring to the metabolic activity of the type strain.
Source: Environmental - marine.
Valid publication: PODOSOKORSKAYA, O. A., BONCH-OSMOLOVSKAYA, E. A., GODFROY, A., GAVRILOV, S. N., BESKOROVAYNAYA, D. A., SOKOLOVA, T. G., KOLGANOVA, T. V., TOSHCHAKOV, S. V. and KUBLANOV, I. V. 2014. Thermosipho activus sp. nov., a thermophilic, anaerobic, hydrolytic bacterium isolated from a deep-sea sample. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 64, 3307-3313.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Thermosipho affectus Podosokorskaya et al. 2011, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ik275mar = DSM 23112 = VKM B-2574.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: GQ292553.
Etymology: L. part. masc. adj. affectus, affected with something, sensitive to external actions.
Valid publication: PODOSOKORSKAYA (O.A.), KUBLANOV (I.V.), REYSENBACH (A.L.), KOLGANOVA (T.V.) and BONCH-OSMOLOVSKAYA (E.A.): Thermosipho affectus sp. nov., a thermophilic, anaerobic, cellulolytic bacterium isolated from a Mid-Atlantic Ridge hydrothermal vent. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2011, 61, 1160-1164.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Thermosipho africanus Huber et al. 1989, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) Ob7 = DSM 5309.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: DQ647057.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. africanus, pertaining to Africa, describing its place of isolation.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 31. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1989, 39, 495-497.
Effective publication: HUBER (R.), WOESE (C.R.), LANGWORTHY (T.A.), FRICKE (H.) and STETTER (K.O.): Thermosipho africanus gen. nov., represents a new genus of thermophilic eubacteria within the "thermotogales". Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 1989, 12, 32-37.
Validation List no. 31 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

Note: On the Validation List no. 31, the type strain Ob7 is incorrectly cited as ob7.

Thermosipho africanus Huber et al. 1989 emend. Ravot et al. 1996.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) Ob7 = DSM 5309.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: M83140.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. africanus, pertaining to Africa, describing its place of isolation.
Reference: RAVOT (G.), OLLIVIER (B.), PATEL (B.K.C.), MAGOT (M.) and GARCIA (J.L.): Emended description of Thermosipho africanus as a carbohydrate-fermenting species using thiosulfate as an electron acceptor. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1996, 46, 321-323.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Thermosipho atlanticus Urios et al. 2004, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) DV1140 = CIP 108053 = DSM 15807.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ577471.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. atlanticus, Atlantic, from the Atlantic Ocean, referring to the site of isolation of the type strain.
Valid publication: URIOS (L.), CUEFF-GAUCHARD (V.), PIGNET (P.), POSTEC (A.), FARDEAU (M.L.), OLLIVIER (B.) and BARBIER (G.): Thermosipho atlanticus sp. nov., a novel member of the Thermotogales isolated from a Mid-Atlantic Ridge hydrothermal vent. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2004, 54, 1953-1957.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Thermosipho geolei L'Haridon et al. 2001, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) SL31 = DSM 13256 = JCM 10986.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ272022.
Etymology: Gr. n. , earth; L. n. oleum -i, oil; N.L. gen. n. geolei, of/from earth oil, referring to the site of isolation
Reference: L'HARIDON (S.), MIROSHNICHENKO (M.L.), HIPPE (H.), FARDEAU (M.L.), BONCH-OSMOLOVSKAYA (E.), STACKEBRANDT (E.) and JEANTHON (C.): Thermosipho geolei sp. nov., a thermophilic bacterium isolated from a continental petroleum reservoir in Western Siberia. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2001, 51, 1327-1334.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Thermosipho globiformans Kuwabara et al. 2011, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) MN14 = DSM 19918 = JCM 15059.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB257289.
Etymology: L. n. globus, sphere, globe; L. part. adj. formans, forming; N.L. part. adj. globiformans, globe forming.
Valid publication: KUWABARA (T.), KAWASAKI (A.), UDA (I.) and SUGAI (A.): Thermosipho globiformans sp. nov., an anaerobic thermophilic bacterium that transforms into multicellular spheroids with a defect in peptidoglycan formation. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2011, 61, 1622-1627.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Thermosipho japonicus Takai and Horikoshi 2000, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) IHB1 = DSM 13481 = JCM 10495.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB024932.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. japonicus, pertaining to Japan.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 76. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2000, 50, 1699-1700.
Effective publication: TAKAI (K.) and HORIKOSHI (K.): Thermosipho japonicus sp. nov., an extremely thermophilic bacterium isolated from a deep-sea hydrothermal vent in Japan. Extremophiles, 2000, 4, 9-17.
Validation List no. 76 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Thermosipho melanesiensis Antoine et al. 1997, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) BI429 = CIP 104789 = DSM 12029.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: Z70248.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. melanesiensis, originating from Melanesia, describing its site of isolation.
Valid publication: ANTOINE (E.), CILIA (V.), MEUNIER (J.R.), GUEZENNEC (J.), LESONGEUR (F.) and BARBIER (G.): Thermosipho melanesiensis sp. nov., a new thermophilic anaerobic bacterium belonging to the order Thermotogales, isolated from deep-sea hydrothermal vents in the southwestern Pacific Ocean. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1997, 47, 1118-1123.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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