ge.li.di.co.la. L. masc. adj.gelidus, ice-cold, very cold, icy; L. masc./fem. n. suff.-cola, inhabitant, dweller; from L. masc./fem. n.incola, dweller; N.L. masc./fem. n.gelidicola, ice-dweller
Kadota H. Studies on the biochemical activities of marine bacteria. I. On the agar-decomposing bacteria in the sea. Memoirs of the College of Science, Kyoto University 1951; 59:54-67.
Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.
validly published under the ICNP
According to Yarza et al. (2013), an "orphan species with designated type strains that were either not deposited in culture collections or whose type strain is currently not available from a recognized culture collection. Not available at CIP, JCM or DSMZ due to contamination.".Publication:
Yarza P, Sproer C, Swiderski J, Mrotzek N, Spring S, Tindall BJ, Gronow S, Pukall R, Klenk HP, Lang E, et al. Sequencing orphan species initiative (SOS): Filling the gaps in the 16S rRNA gene sequence database for all species with validly published names. Syst Appl Microbiol 2013; 36:69-73.
The type strain is no longer available in CIP, DSMZ, JCM (IAM), and LMG. — Yarza P. Personal communication, 2012-03-04.