Name: Thermococcus kodakarensis corrig. Atomi et al. 2005

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: ko.da.kar.en’sis. N.L. masc./fem. adj. kodakarensis, pertaining to Kodakara Island, the source of the hot water sample from which the strain was isolated

Gender: masculine

Type strain: ATCC BAA-918; JCM 12380; KDO1; KOD1

16S rRNA gene: D38650 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Atomi H, Fukui T, Kanai T, Morikawa M, Imanaka T. Description of Thermococcus kodakaraensis sp. nov., a well studied hyperthermophilic archaeon previously reported as Pyrococcus sp. KOD1. Archaea 2004; 1:263-267.

IJSEM list: 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.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Thermococcus Zillig 1983

Assigned by: Atomi H, Fukui T, Kanai T, Morikawa M, Imanaka T. Description of Thermococcus kodakaraensis sp. nov., a well studied hyperthermophilic archaeon previously reported as Pyrococcus sp. KOD1. Archaea 2004; 1:263-267.

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Record number: 785064