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Genus Thiorhodospira

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").


For a detailed description of this taxon see Bergey’s Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria (BMSAB).


 

Thiorhodospira Bryantseva et al. 1999, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Thiorhodospira sibirica Bryantseva et al. 1999.
Recommended three-letter abbreviation: Trs. (see the file ¤ "Three-letter code for abbreviations of generic names").
Etymology: Gr. n. theion (Latin transliteration thium), sulfur; Gr. n. rhodon, the rose; L. fem. n. spira, spiral; N.L. fem. n. Thiorhodospira, the spiral rose with sulfur.
Valid publication: BRYANTSEVA (I.), GORLENKO (V.M.), KOMPANTSEVA (E.I.), IMHOFF (J.F.), SÜLING (J.) and MITYUSHINA (L.): Thiorhodospira sibirica gen. nov., sp. nov., a new alkaliphilic purple sulfur bacterium from a Siberian soda lake. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1999, 49, 697-703.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Thiorhodospira sibirica Bryantseva et al. 1999, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) Gorlenko: A12 = ATCC 700588.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ006530.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. sibirica, pertaining to Siberia (region in northwestern Asia, the name said to come from Sibir, ancient Tatar fortress at the confluence of the rivers Tobol and Irtysh).
Valid publication: BRYANTSEVA (I.), GORLENKO (V.M.), KOMPANTSEVA (E.I.), IMHOFF (J.F.), SÜLING (J.) and MITYUSHINA (L.): Thiorhodospira sibirica gen. nov., sp. nov., a new alkaliphilic purple sulfur bacterium from a Siberian soda lake. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1999, 49, 697-703.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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