Genus Pyrolobus

Name: Pyrolobus Blöchl et al. 1999

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Pyr.o.lo’bus Gr. neut. n. pyr, fire; Gr. masc. n. lobos, lobe; N.L. masc. n. Pyrolobus, the “fire lobe”

Type species: Pyrolobus fumarii Blöchl et al. 1999

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Blochl E, Rachel R, Burggraf S, Hafenbradl D, Jannasch HW, Stetter KO. Pyrolobus fumarii, gen. and sp. nov., represents a novel group of archaea, extending the upper temperature limit for life to 113 degrees C. Extremophiles 1997; 1:14-21.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 71. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1999; 49:1325-1326.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 1
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: Pyrodictiaceae Burggraf et al. 1997

Assigned by: Blochl E, Rachel R, Burggraf S, Hafenbradl D, Jannasch HW, Stetter KO. Pyrolobus fumarii, gen. and sp. nov., represents a novel group of archaea, extending the upper temperature limit for life to 113 degrees C. Extremophiles 1997; 1:14-21.

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