Name: Palaeococcus Takai et al. 2000

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. masc. adj. [παλαιός] palaios, ancient; N.L. masc. n. coccus, coccus; from Gr. masc. n. [κόκκος] kokkos, grain, seed; N.L. masc. n. Palaeococcus, ancient spherical cell, denoting the ancient lineage of this organism

Gender: masculine

Type species: Palaeococcus ferrophilus Takai et al. 2000

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Takai K, Sugai A, Itoh T, Horikoshi K. Palaeococcus ferrophilus gen. nov., sp. nov., a barophilic, hyperthermophilic archaeon from a deep-sea hydrothermal vent chimney. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2000; 50:489-500.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 50, part 2 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2000; 50:951-953.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 3
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 3
Total number of child taxa: 3

Parent taxon: Thermococcaceae Zillig 1988

Assigned by: Jolivet E, L'Haridon S, Corre E, Forterre P, Prieur D. Thermococcus gammatolerans sp. nov., a hyperthermophilic archaeon from a deep-sea hydrothermal vent that resists ionizing radiation. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2003; 53:847-851.

Linking: To permanently link to this page, use https://lpsn.dsmz.de/genus/palaeococcusLink copied to clipboard

Record number: 517094