Species Chloroflexus aurantiacus

Name: Chloroflexus aurantiacus Pierson and Castenholz 1974 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: au.ran.ti.a’cus N.L. masc. adj. aurantiacus, orange-colored

Gender: masculine

Type strain: ATCC 29366; DSM 635; J-10-fl

16S rRNA gene: D38365 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Pierson BK, Castenholz RW. A phototrophic gliding filamentous bacterium of hot springs, Chloroflexus aurantiacus, gen. and sp. nov. Arch Microbiol 1974; 100:5-24.

IJSEM list: Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Chloroflexus Pierson and Castenholz 1974 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Pierson BK, Castenholz RW. A phototrophic gliding filamentous bacterium of hot springs, Chloroflexus aurantiacus, gen. and sp. nov. Arch Microbiol 1974; 100:5-24.

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