Name: Pyrococcus kukulkanii Callac et al. 2016

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: ku.kul.kan’i.i. N.L. gen. masc. n. kukulkanii, for Kukulkan, the Pre-Columbian divinity born in the ocean, the divinity of the four elements, the creation, resurrection and reincarnation in the Mayan mythology

Gender: masculine

Type strain: BG 1337; DSM 101590; NCB 100

16S rRNA gene: CP010835 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Callac N, Oger P, Lesongeur F, Rattray JE, Vannier P, Michoud G, Beauverger M, Gayet N, Rouxel O, Jebbar M, et al. Pyrococcus kukulkanii sp. nov., a hyperthermophilic, piezophilic archaeon isolated from a deep-sea hydrothermal vent. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:3142-3149.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 66, part 8 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:4306-4309.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Pyrococcus Fiala and Stetter 1986

Assigned by: Callac N, Oger P, Lesongeur F, Rattray JE, Vannier P, Michoud G, Beauverger M, Gayet N, Rouxel O, Jebbar M, et al. Pyrococcus kukulkanii sp. nov., a hyperthermophilic, piezophilic archaeon isolated from a deep-sea hydrothermal vent. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:3142-3149.

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Record number: 794319
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