Name: Stygiolobus Segerer et al. 1991

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: 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

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

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

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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