Species Aquifex pyrophilus

Name: Aquifex pyrophilus Huber and Stetter 1992

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: Gr. neut. n. pur, fire; N.L. masc. adj. philus, friend, loving; from Gr. masc. adj. philos; N.L. masc. adj. pyrophilus, fire loving

Type strains: DSM 6858; JCM 9492; Kol5a

16S rRNA gene accession number: M83548

Effective publication: Huber R, Wilharm T, Huber D, Trincone A, Burggraf S, König H, Rachel R, Rockinger I, Fricke H, Stetter KO. Aquifex pyrophilus gen. nov., sp. nov., represents a novel group of marine hyperthermophilic hydrogen-oxiding bacteria. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 1992; 15:340-351.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 43. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1992; 42:656-657.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Aquifex Huber and Stetter 1992

Assigned by: Huber R, Wilharm T, Huber D, Trincone A, Burggraf S, König H, Rachel R, Rockinger I, Fricke H, Stetter KO. Aquifex pyrophilus gen. nov., sp. nov., represents a novel group of marine hyperthermophilic hydrogen-oxiding bacteria. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 1992; 15:340-351.

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