Species Abyssivirga alkaniphila

Name: Abyssivirga alkaniphila Schouw et al. 2016

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: al.ka.ni.phi’la N.L. neut. n. alkanum, alkane, aliphatic hydrocarbon; N.L. masc. adj. philus, loving; N.L. fem. adj. alkaniphila, loving alkanes

Gender: feminine

Type strains: DSM 29592; JCM 30920; L81

16S rRNA gene: KP233895 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Schouw A, Leiknes Eide T, Stokke R, Birger Pedersen R, Helene Steen I, Bodtker G. Abyssivirga alkaniphila gen. nov., sp. nov., an alkane-degrading, anaerobic bacterium from a deep-sea hydrothermal vent system, and emended descriptions of Natranaerovirga pectinivora and Natranaerovirga hydrolytica. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:1724-1734.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 66, part 4 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:2467-2468.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Abyssivirga Schouw et al. 2016

Assigned by: Schouw A, Leiknes Eide T, Stokke R, Birger Pedersen R, Helene Steen I, Bodtker G. Abyssivirga alkaniphila gen. nov., sp. nov., an alkane-degrading, anaerobic bacterium from a deep-sea hydrothermal vent system, and emended descriptions of Natranaerovirga pectinivora and Natranaerovirga hydrolytica. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:1724-1734.

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