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Genus Thiohalocapsa

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).


 

Thiohalocapsa Imhoff et al. 1998, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Thiohalocapsa halophila (Caumette et al. 1991) Imhoff et al. 1998.
Recommended three-letter abbreviation: Thc. (see the file ¤ "Three-letter code for abbreviations of generic names").
Etymology: Gr. n. theion (Latin transliteration thium), sulfur; Gr. n. hals halos, the salt; L. fem. n. capsa, a repository, box; N.L. fem. n. Thiohalocapsa, intended to mean the sulfur capsule of the salt.
Valid publication: IMHOFF (J.F.), SÜLING (J.) and PETRI (R.): Phylogenetic relationships among the Chromatiaceae, their taxonomic reclassification and description of the new genera Allochromatium, Halochromatium, Isochromatium, Marichromatium, Thiococcus, Thiohalocapsa and Thermochromatium. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1998, 48, 1129-1143.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Thiohalocapsa halophila (Caumette et al. 1991) Imhoff et al. 1998, comb. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) SG 3202 = ATCC 49740= DSM 6210.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ002796.
Basonym: ¤ Thiocapsa halophila Caumette et al. 1991.
Etymology: Gr. n. hals halos, salt; N.L. fem. adj. phila (from Gr. fem. adj. philê), friend, loving; N.L. fem. adj. halophila, salt-loving.
Valid publication: IMHOFF (J.F.), SÜLING (J.) and PETRI (R.): Phylogenetic relationships among the Chromatiaceae, their taxonomic reclassification and description of the new genera Allochromatium, Halochromatium, Isochromatium, Marichromatium, Thiococcus, Thiohalocapsa and Thermochromatium. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1998, 48, 1129-1143.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Thiohalocapsa marina Anil Kumar et al. 2009, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) JA142 = DSM 19078 = JCM 14780.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AM491592.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. marina, of or belonging to the sea, marine.
Valid publication: ANIL KUMAR (P.), SRINIVAS (T.N.R.), THIEL (V.), TANK (M.), SASIKALA (C.), RAMANA (C.V.) and IMHOFF (J.F.): Thiohalocapsa marina sp. nov., from an Indian marine aquaculture pond. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 2333-2338.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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