Name: Stygiolobus Segerer et al. 1991
Etymology: Sty.gi.o.lo.bus. L. masc. adj. stygius, of the Styx, Stygian, of the lower world; L. masc. n. lobus, lobe; N.L. masc. n. Stygiolobus, lobed organism from Hades (its habitat was the gate to hell in Dante's Divina Commedia)
Gender: masculine (stem: Stygiolob-)
Type species: Stygiolobus azoricus Segerer et al. 1991
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Valid publication: Segerer AH, Trincone A, Gahrtz M, Stetter KO. Stygiolobus azoricus gen. nov., sp. nov. represents a novel genus of anaerobic, extremely thermoacidophilic archaebacteria of the order Sulfolobales. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1991; 41:495-501.
IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 41, part 4 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1992; 42:192.
Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP
Taxonomic status: correct name
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
|Name||Nomenclatural status||Taxonomic status|
|Stygiolobus azoricus Segerer et al. 1991||validly published under the ICNP||correct name|
|Stygiolobus caldivivus Sakai et al. 2022||validly published under the ICNP||correct name|
Parent taxon: Sulfolobaceae Stetter 1989
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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