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. adj. 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; NCFB 573; NCIB 8510; NCIMB 8510

16S rRNA gene: X68418 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Orla-Jensen S. The lactic acid bacteria. Høst, Copenhagen, 1919.

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 under the ICNP

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: Orla-Jensen S. The lactic acid bacteria. Høst, Copenhagen, 1919.

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Record number: 781390