Name: Spirochaeta africana Zhilina et al. 1996

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: a.fri.ca’na. N.L. fem. adj. africana, of Africa, found in African alkaline Lake Magadi

Gender: feminine

Type strain: ATCC 700263; DSM 8902; Z-7692

16S rRNA gene: X93928 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Zhilina TN, Zavarzin GA, Rainey F, Kevbrin VV, Kostrikina NA, Lysenko AM. Spirochaeta alkalica sp. nov., Spirochaeta africana sp. nov., and Spirochaeta asiatica sp. nov., alkaliphilic anaerobes from the Continental Soda Lakes in Central Asia and the East African Rift. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1996; 46:305-312.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 46, part 1 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1996; 46:627.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Spirochaeta Ehrenberg 1835 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Zhilina TN, Zavarzin GA, Rainey F, Kevbrin VV, Kostrikina NA, Lysenko AM. Spirochaeta alkalica sp. nov., Spirochaeta africana sp. nov., and Spirochaeta asiatica sp. nov., alkaliphilic anaerobes from the Continental Soda Lakes in Central Asia and the East African Rift. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1996; 46:305-312.

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Record number: 781071