The phylogenomic assignment score of this taxon is 0.01734 (N = 1).
Thermococcus kodakaraensis was formerly named Pyrococcus sp. KOD1  and "Pyrococcus kodakaraensis" Rahman et al., sp. nov. .Publication:
Morikawa M, Izawa Y, Rashid N, Hoaki T, Imanaka T. Purification and characterization of a thermostable thiol protease from a newly isolated hyperthermophilic Pyrococcus sp. Appl Environ Microbiol 1994; 60:4559-4566.
Rahman RN, Fujiwara S, Nakamura H, Takagi M, Imanaka T. Ion pairs involved in maintaining a thermostable structure of glutamate dehydrogenase from a hyperthermophilic archaeon. Biochem Biophys Res Commun 1998; 248:920-926.
The original spelling of the specific epithet, kodakaraensis (sic), has been corrected on validation according to Rule 61.Publication:
Euzeby JP. Validation list no. 103. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2005; 55:983-985.