Species Geoglobus ahangari

Name: Geoglobus ahangari Kashefi et al. 2002

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: a.han.ga’ri. Farsi masc. n. ahangar, a blacksmith or a smith who works with iron, named after Kaveh Ahangar, the mythical Persian hero who was also a blacksmith by trade; N.L. n. ahangari, arbitrary name referring to the ability to use Fe(III) as an electron acceptor

Gender: masculine

Type strain: 234; ATCC BAA-425; DSM 27542

16S rRNA gene: AF220165 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Kashefi K, Tor JM, Holmes DE, Gaw Van Praagh CV, Reysenbach AL, Lovley DR. Geoglobus ahangari gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel hyperthermophilic archaeon capable of oxidizing organic acids and growing autotrophically on hydrogen with Fe(III) serving as the sole electron acceptor. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2002; 52:719-728.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 52, part 3 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2002; 52:1077-1079.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Geoglobus Kashefi et al. 2002

Assigned by: Kashefi K, Tor JM, Holmes DE, Gaw Van Praagh CV, Reysenbach AL, Lovley DR. Geoglobus ahangari gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel hyperthermophilic archaeon capable of oxidizing organic acids and growing autotrophically on hydrogen with Fe(III) serving as the sole electron acceptor. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2002; 52:719-728.

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Record number: 783902