Name: Spirochaeta thermophila Aksenova et al. 1992

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: ther.mo’phi.la Gr. fem. n. [θέρμη] thermê, heat; N.L. fem. adj. suff. -phila, loving; from Gr. fem. adj. [φίλη] philê, loving; N.L. fem. adj. thermophila, heat-loving

Gender: feminine

Type strain: ATCC 700085; DSM 6578; Z-1203

16S rRNA gene: FR749903 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Aksenova HY, Rainey FA, Janssen PH, Zavarzin GA, Morgan HW. Spirochaeta thermophila sp. nov., an obligately anaerobic, polysaccharolytic, extremely thermophilic bacterium. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1992; 42:175-177.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 42, part 1 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1992; 42:328-329.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Spirochaeta Ehrenberg 1835 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Aksenova HY, Rainey FA, Janssen PH, Zavarzin GA, Morgan HW. Spirochaeta thermophila sp. nov., an obligately anaerobic, polysaccharolytic, extremely thermophilic bacterium. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1992; 42:175-177.

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Record number: 781088