Species Magnetospira thiophila

Name: Magnetospira thiophila Williams et al. 2012

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: thi.o’phi.la Gr. neut. n. theion, sulfur (Latin transliteration thium); N.L. adj. philus -a -um, friend, loving; from Gr. adj. philos -ê -on, loving; N.L. fem. adj. thiophila, sulfur-loving, with reference to the utilization of thiosulfate as an energy source for chemolithoautotrophic growth

Gender: feminine

Type strains: ATCC BAA-1438; JCM 17960; MMS-1

16S rRNA gene: EU861390 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Williams TJ, Lefevre CT, Zhao W, Beveridge TJ, Bazylinski DA. Magnetospira thiophila gen. nov., sp. nov., a marine magnetotactic bacterium that represents a novel lineage within the Rhodospirillaceae (Alphaproteobacteria). Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2012; 62:2443-2450.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 62, part 10 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2013; 63:6-7.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Magnetospira Williams et al. 2012

Assigned by: Williams TJ, Lefevre CT, Zhao W, Beveridge TJ, Bazylinski DA. Magnetospira thiophila gen. nov., sp. nov., a marine magnetotactic bacterium that represents a novel lineage within the Rhodospirillaceae (Alphaproteobacteria). Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2012; 62:2443-2450.

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