Species Streptococcus thermophilus

Name: Streptococcus thermophilus Orla-Jensen 1919 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: ther.mo’phi.lus Gr. fem. n. thermê, hot; N.L. adj. philus -a -um, friend, loving; from Gr. adj. philos -ê -on, loving; N.L. masc. adj. thermophilus, heat-loving

Gender: masculine

Type strain: ATCC 19258; CCUG 21957; CIP 102303; DSM 20617; LMG 6896; NCDO 573; NCIMB 8510

16S rRNA gene: X68418 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Schleifer KH, Ehrmann M, Krusch U, Neve H. Revival of the species Streptococcus thermophilus (ex Orla-Jensen, 1919) nom. rev. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 1991; 14:386-388.

IJSEM list: Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Streptococcus salivarius subsp. thermophilus (Orla-Jensen 1919) Farrow and Collins 1984

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Streptococcus Rosenbach 1884 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Schleifer KH, Ehrmann M, Krusch U, Neve H. Revival of the species Streptococcus thermophilus (ex Orla-Jensen, 1919) nom. rev. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 1991; 14:386-388.

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