Name: Thermococcus atlanticus Cambon-Bonavita et al. 2004

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: at.lan’ti.cus. L. masc. adj. atlanticus, of or pertaining to the Atlantic Ocean (from the Mid-Atlantic Ridge from which the organism was isolated)

Gender: masculine

Type strain: DSM 15226; JCM 16138; MA898

16S rRNA gene: AJ310754 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Cambon-Bonavita MA, Lesongeur F, Pignet P, Wery N, Lambert C, Godfroy A, Querellou J, Barbier G. Thermococcus atlanticus sp nov., a hyperthermophilic Archaeon isolated from a deep-sea hydrothermal vent in the Mid-Atlantic Ridge [corrected]. Extremophiles 2003; 7:101-109.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Validation list no. 99. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:1425-1426.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Thermococcus Zillig 1983

Assigned by: Cambon-Bonavita MA, Lesongeur F, Pignet P, Wery N, Lambert C, Godfroy A, Querellou J, Barbier G. Thermococcus atlanticus sp nov., a hyperthermophilic Archaeon isolated from a deep-sea hydrothermal vent in the Mid-Atlantic Ridge [corrected]. Extremophiles 2003; 7:101-109.

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Record number: 782553