Name: Metallosphaera prunae Fuchs et al. 1996

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: L. gen. fem. n. prunae, of a burning coal, of the glowing coal

Type strains: DSM 10039; Ron 12/II

16S rRNA gene: X90482 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Fuchs T, Huber H, Teiner K, Burggraf S, Stetter KO. Metallosphaera prunae, sp. nov., a novel metal-mobilizing, thermoacidophilic Archaeum, isolated from a uranium mine in Germany. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 1995; 18:560-566.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 57. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1996; 46:625-626.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Metallosphaera Huber et al. 1989

Assigned by: Fuchs T, Huber H, Teiner K, Burggraf S, Stetter KO. Metallosphaera prunae, sp. nov., a novel metal-mobilizing, thermoacidophilic Archaeum, isolated from a uranium mine in Germany. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 1995; 18:560-566.

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