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Genus Thiobaca

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").

 

Thiobaca Rees et al. 2002, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Thiobaca trueperi Rees et al. 2002.
Recommended three-letter abbreviation: Tba. (see the file ¤ "Three-letter code for abbreviations of generic names").
Etymology: Gr. n. theion (Latin transliteration thium), sulfur; L. fem. n. baca, berry; N.L. fem. n. Thiobaca, a berry with sulfur.
Valid publication: REES (G.N.), HARFOOT (C.G.), JANSSEN (P.H.), SCHOENBORN (L.), KUEVER (J.) and LÜNSDORF (H.): Thiobaca trueperi gen. nov., sp. nov., a phototrophic purple sulfur bacterium isolated from freshwater lake sediment. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2002, 52, 671-678.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Thiobaca trueperi Rees et al. 2002, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) BCH = DSM 13587 = ATCC BAA-132.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ404006.
Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. trueperi, of Trüper, named after Hans G. Trüper, a German microbiologist who has made a significant contribution to our knowledge of anoxygenic phototrophic bacteria.
Valid publication: REES (G.N.), HARFOOT (C.G.), JANSSEN (P.H.), SCHOENBORN (L.), KUEVER (J.) and LÜNSDORF (H.): Thiobaca trueperi gen. nov., sp. nov., a phototrophic purple sulfur bacterium isolated from freshwater lake sediment. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2002, 52, 671-678.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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