Species Palaeococcus ferrophilus

Name: Palaeococcus ferrophilus Takai et al. 2000

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: fer.ro.phi.lus. L. neut. n. ferrum, iron; N.L. adj. philus -a -um, friend, loving; from Gr. adj. philos -ê -on, loving; N.L. masc. adj. ferrophilus, iron-loving, indicating that it requires iron for growth in the absence of sulfur

Gender: masculine

Type strain: ATCC BAA-128; DMJ; DSM 13482; JCM 10417

16S rRNA gene: AB019239 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Takai K, Sugai A, Itoh T, Horikoshi K. Palaeococcus ferrophilus gen. nov., sp. nov., a barophilic, hyperthermophilic archaeon from a deep-sea hydrothermal vent chimney. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2000; 50:489-500.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 50, part 2 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2000; 50:951-953.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Palaeococcus Takai et al. 2000

Assigned by: Takai K, Sugai A, Itoh T, Horikoshi K. Palaeococcus ferrophilus gen. nov., sp. nov., a barophilic, hyperthermophilic archaeon from a deep-sea hydrothermal vent chimney. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2000; 50:489-500.

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Record number: 779109
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