Name: Staphylothermus Stetter and Fiala 1986

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. n. staphulĂȘ, bunch of grapes; Gr. masc. adj. thermos, hot; N.L. masc. n. Staphylothermus, grape (-forming) thermophile

Gender: masculine

Type species: Staphylothermus marinus Stetter and Fiala 1986

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Fiala G, Stetter KO, Jannasch HW, Langworthy TA, Madon J. Staphylothermus marinus sp. nov. represents a novel genus of extremely thermophilic submarine heterotrophic archaebacteria growing up to 98°C. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 1986; 8:106-113.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 22. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1986; 36:573-576.

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: Desulfurococcaceae Zillig and Stetter 1983

Assigned by: Burggraf S, Huber H, Stetter KO. Reclassification of the crenarchael orders and families in accordance with 16S rRNA sequence data. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1997; 47:657-660.

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