Species Ammonifex degensii

Name: Ammonifex degensii Huber and Stetter 1996

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. degensii, of Degens, honoring Egon T. Degens

Type strains: DSM 10501; KC4

16S rRNA gene accession number: U34975

Effective publication: Huber R, Rossnagel P, Woese CR, Rachel R, Langworthy TA, Stetter KO. Formation of ammonium from nitrate during chemolithoautotrophic growth of the extremely thermophilic bacterium ammonifex degensii gen. nov. sp. nov. Syst Appl Microbiol 1996; 19:40-49.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 58. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1996; 46:836-837.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Ammonifex Huber and Stetter 1996

Assigned by: Huber R, Rossnagel P, Woese CR, Rachel R, Langworthy TA, Stetter KO. Formation of ammonium from nitrate during chemolithoautotrophic growth of the extremely thermophilic bacterium ammonifex degensii gen. nov. sp. nov. Syst Appl Microbiol 1996; 19:40-49.

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