Name: Thermococcus litoralis Neuner et al. 2001

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: li.to.ra’lis. L. masc./fem. adj. litoralis, of or belonging to the sea-shore

Gender: masculine

Type strain: ATCC 51850; DSM 5473; JCM 8560; NS-C

16S rRNA gene: AB033623 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Neuner A, Jannasch HW, Belkin S, Stetter KO. Thermococcus litoralis sp. nov.: a new species of extremely thermophilic marine archaebacteria. Arch. Microbiol. 1990; 153:205-207.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 82. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2001; 51:1619-1620.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Thermococcus Zillig 1983

Assigned by: Neuner A, Jannasch HW, Belkin S, Stetter KO. Thermococcus litoralis sp. nov.: a new species of extremely thermophilic marine archaebacteria. Arch. Microbiol. 1990; 153:205-207.

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Record number: 782564