Genus Geoglobus

Name: Geoglobus Kashefi et al. 2002

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Ge.o.glo’bus Gr. n. Ge, the Earth; L. masc. n. globus, ball; N.L. masc. n. Geoglobus, a ball from the Earth

Gender: masculine

Type species: Geoglobus ahangari Kashefi et al. 2002

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Kashefi K, Tor JM, Holmes DE, Gaw Van Praagh CV, Reysenbach AL, Lovley DR. Geoglobus ahangari gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel hyperthermophilic archaeon capable of oxidizing organic acids and growing autotrophically on hydrogen with Fe(III) serving as the sole electron acceptor. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2002; 52:719-728.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 52, part 3 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2002; 52:1077-1079.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 2
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2
Total number of child taxa: 2

Parent taxon: Archaeoglobaceae Huber and Stetter 2002

Assigned by: Mori K, Maruyama A, Urabe T, Suzuki K, Hanada S. Archaeoglobus infectus sp. nov., a novel thermophilic, chemolithoheterotrophic archaeon isolated from a deep-sea rock collected at Suiyo Seamount, Izu-Bonin Arc, western Pacific Ocean. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2008; 58:810-816.

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