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Genus Thiorhodococcus

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: 6
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).


 

Thiorhodococcus Guyoneaud et al. 1998, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Thiorhodococcus minor corrig. Guyoneaud et al. 1998.
Recommended three-letter abbreviation: Trc. (see the file ¤ "Three-letter code for abbreviations of generic names").
Etymology: Gr. n. theion (Latin transliteration thium), sulfur; Gr. n. rhodon, the rose; N.L. masc. n. coccus (from Gr. masc. n. kokkos, grain, seed), coccus, sphere; N.L. masc. n. Thiorhodococcus, rose sphere with sulfur.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 64. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1998, 48, 327-328.
Effective publication: GUYONEAUD (R.), MATHERON (R.), LIESACK (W.), IMHOFF (J.F.) and CAUMETTE (P.): Thiorhodococcus minus, gen. nov., sp. nov., a new purple sulfur bacterium isolated from coastal lagoon sediments. Arch. Microbiol., 1997, 168, 16-23.
Validation List no. 64 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Thiorhodococcus bheemlicus Anil Kumar et al. 2007, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) JA132 = ATCC BAA-1362 = JCM 14149 = DSM 18805 = MTCC 8120.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AM282559.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. bheemlicus, pertaining to Bheemli, the place from which the type strain was isolated.
Valid publication: ANIL KUMAR (P.), SASI JYOTHSNA (T.S.), SRINIVAS (T.N.R.), SASIKALA (C.), RAMANA (CH.V.) and IMHOFF (J.F.): Two novel species of marine phototrophic Gammaproteobacteria: Thiorhodococcus bheemlicus sp. nov. and Thiorhodococcus kakinadensis sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 2458-2461.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Thiorhodococcus fuscus Lakshmi et al. 2015, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) JA363=KCTC 5701=NBRC 104959.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: AM993157.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. fuscus, tawny.
Source: Environmental - marine.
Valid publication: LAKSHMI, K. V. N. S., DIVYASREE, B., SUCHARITA, K., SASIKALA Ch. AND RAMANA, Ch. V. Thiorhodococcus fuscus sp. nov., isolated from a lagoon.. Thiorhodococcus fuscus sp. nov., isolated from a lagoon Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 65, 3938-3943.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Thiorhodococcus kakinadensis Anil Kumar et al. 2007, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) JA130 = ATCC BAA-1353 = DSM 18858 = JCM 14150.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AM282561.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. kakinadensis, pertaining to Kakinada, the place from which the type strain was isolated.
Valid publication: ANIL KUMAR (P.), SASI JYOTHSNA (T.S.), SRINIVAS (T.N.R.), SASIKALA (C.), RAMANA (CH.V.) and IMHOFF (J.F.): Two novel species of marine phototrophic Gammaproteobacteria: Thiorhodococcus bheemlicus sp. nov. and Thiorhodococcus kakinadensis sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 2458-2461.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Thiorhodococcus mannitoliphagus Rabold et al. 2006, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) WS = ATCC BAA-1228 = VKM B-2393.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ971090.
Etymology: N.L. n. mannitolum, mannitol; Gr. v. phagein, to eat; N.L. masc. adj. mannitoliphagus, consuming mannitol.
Valid publication: RABOLD (S.), GORLENKO (V.M.) and IMHOFF (J.F.): Thiorhodococcus mannitoliphagus sp. nov., a purple sulfur bacterium from the White Sea. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 1945-1951.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Thiorhodococcus minor corrig. Guyoneaud et al. 1998, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) CE2203 = ATCC 700259= DSM 11518.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: Y11316.
Etymology: L. masc. comp. adj. minor, smaller.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 64. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1998, 48, 327-328.
Effective publication: GUYONEAUD (R.), MATHERON (R.), LIESACK (W.), IMHOFF (J.F.) and CAUMETTE (P.): Thiorhodococcus minus, gen. nov., sp. nov., a new purple sulfur bacterium isolated from coastal lagoon sediments. Arch. Microbiol., 1997, 168, 16-23.
Validation List no. 64 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

Note: The original spelling, Thiorhodococcus minus (sic), has been corrected by Imhoff et al. 1998.
Reference: 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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Thiorhodococcus modestalkaliphilus Sucharita et al. 2010, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) JA395 = KCTC 5710 = NBRC 104958.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AM993156.
Etymology: L. adj. modestus, moderate; N.L. n. alkali, soda ash; N.L. adj. philus -a -um (from Gr. adj. philos -ê -on), friend, loving; N.L. masc. adj. modestalkaliphilus, moderately alkaliphilic.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 135. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 1985-1986.
Effective publication: SUCHARITA (K.), SASIKALA (C.) and VENKATA RAMANA (C.): Thiorhodococcus modestalkaliphilus sp. nov. a phototrophic gammaproteobacterium from Chilika salt water lagoon, India. J. Gen. Appl. Microbiol., 2010, 56, 93-99.
Validation List no. 135 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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