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Genus Thermovirga

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").

 

Thermovirga Dahle and Birkeland 2006, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Thermovirga lienii Dahle and Birkeland 2006.
Etymology: Gr. fem. n. thermê, heat; L. fem. n. virga, rod; N.L. fem. n. Thermovirga, the hot rod.
Valid publication: DAHLE (H.) and BIRKELAND (N.K.): Thermovirga lienii gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel moderately thermophilic, anaerobic, amino-acid-degrading bacterium isolated from a North Sea oil well. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 1539-1545.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Thermovirga lienii Dahle and Birkeland 2006, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) Cas60314 = ATCC BAA-1197 = DSM 17291.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: DQ071273, CP003096 (complete genome).
Etymology: N.L. gen. n. lienii, of Lien, named in honour of the Norwegian microbiologist Professor Torleiv Lien, for his important contribution in the study of anaerobes from petroleum reservoirs.
Valid publication: DAHLE (H.) and BIRKELAND (N.K.): Thermovirga lienii gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel moderately thermophilic, anaerobic, amino-acid-degrading bacterium isolated from a North Sea oil well. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 1539-1545.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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