Genus Hyperthermus

Name: Hyperthermus Zillig et al. 1991

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. prep. hyper, above; Gr. masc. adj. thermos, hot; N.L. masc. n. Hyperthermus, an organism existing in a very hot environment

Type species: Hyperthermus butylicus Zillig et al. 1991

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Zillig W, Holz I, Wunderl S. Hyperthermus butylicus gen. nov., sp. nov., a hyperthermophilic, anaerobic, peptide-fermenting, facultatively H2S-generating archaebacterium. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1991; 41:169-170.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 41, part 1 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1991; 41:457-458.

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: Garrity GM, Holt JG. The Road Map to the Manual. In: Boone DR, Castenholz RW, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, second edition, vol. 1 (The Archaea and the deeply branching and phototrophic Bacteria), Springer-Verlag, New York, 2001, p. 119-166.

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