Name: Chlorobium tepidum Wahlund et al. 1996

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: te’pi.dum. L. neut. adj. tepidum, moderately warm, lukewarm, tepid (optimum growth temperature 47-48 °C; upper temperature limit for growth about 52 °C)

Gender: neuter

Type strain: ATCC 49652; CIP 105973; DSM 12025; NBRC 103806; TLS

16S rRNA gene: M58468 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Wahlund TM, Woese CR, Castenholz RW, Madigan MT. A thermophilic green sulfur bacterium from New Zealand hot springs, Chlorobium tepidum sp. nov. Arch. Microbiol. 1991; 156:81-90.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 59. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1996; 46:1189-1190.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Chlorobaculum tepidum (Wahlund et al. 1996) Imhoff 2003

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Chlorobium Nadson 1906 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Wahlund TM, Woese CR, Castenholz RW, Madigan MT. A thermophilic green sulfur bacterium from New Zealand hot springs, Chlorobium tepidum sp. nov. Arch. Microbiol. 1991; 156:81-90.

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Record number: 774665
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