Name: Pseudothermotoga lettingae (Balk et al. 2002) Bhandari and Gupta 2014

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: Thermotoga lettingae Balk et al. 2002

Etymology: let’tin.gae N.L. gen. n. lettingae, of Lettinga, named after Gatze Lettinga, a Dutch biotechnologist, in recognition of his pioneering work on anaerobic methanol conversion in methanogenic bioreactors

Gender: feminine

Type strain: ATCC BAA-301; DSM 14385; TMO

16S rRNA gene: AF355615 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Bhandari V, Gupta RS. Molecular signatures for the phylum (class) Thermotogae and a proposal for its division into three orders (Thermotogales, Kosmotogales ord. nov. and Petrotogales ord. nov.) containing four families (Thermotogaceae, Fervidobacteriaceae fam. nov., Kosmotogaceae fam. nov. and Petrotogaceae fam. nov.) and a new genus Pseudothermotoga gen. nov. with five new combinations. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 2014; 105:143-168.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Validation list no. 158. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:2184-2187.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Pseudothermotoga Bhandari and Gupta 2014

Assigned by: Bhandari V, Gupta RS. Molecular signatures for the phylum (class) Thermotogae and a proposal for its division into three orders (Thermotogales, Kosmotogales ord. nov. and Petrotogales ord. nov.) containing four families (Thermotogaceae, Fervidobacteriaceae fam. nov., Kosmotogaceae fam. nov. and Petrotogaceae fam. nov.) and a new genus Pseudothermotoga gen. nov. with five new combinations. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 2014; 105:143-168.

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Record number: 791935