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. Envir. Microbiol., 1994, 60, 4559-4566. 2 RAHMAN (R.N.), FUJIWARA (S.), NAKAMURA (H.), TAKAGI (M.) and 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.