Name: Pyrococcus woesei Zillig 1988

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: woe’se.i N.L. gen. masc. n. woesei, of Woese, named for C.R. Woese, who recognized Archaea and their testimony for phylogeny

Gender: masculine

Type strains: ATCC 49860; DSM 3773; JCM 8421

16S rRNA gene: HE654000 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Zillig W, Holz I, Klenk HP, Trent J, Wunderl S, Janekovic D, Imsel E, Haas B. Pyrococcus woesei, sp. nov., an ultra-thermophilic marine Archaebacterium, representing a novel order, Thermococcales. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 1987; 9:62-70.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 24. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1988; 38:136-137.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Pyrococcus Fiala and Stetter 1986

Assigned by: Zillig W, Holz I, Klenk HP, Trent J, Wunderl S, Janekovic D, Imsel E, Haas B. Pyrococcus woesei, sp. nov., an ultra-thermophilic marine Archaebacterium, representing a novel order, Thermococcales. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 1987; 9:62-70.

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