Name: Thermococcus pacificus Miroshnichenko et al. 1998

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: pa.ci’fi.cus. L. masc. adj. pacificus, for Pacific Ocean, from the south-west part of which the new organism was isolated

Gender: masculine

Type strain: ATCC 700653; DSM 10394; JCM 10553; P-4

16S rRNA gene: Y16227 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Miroshnichenko ML, Gongadze GM, Rainey FA, Kostyukova AS, Lysenko AM, Chernyh NA, Bonch-Osmolovskaya EA. Thermococcus gorgonarius sp. nov. and Thermococcus pacificus sp. nov.: heterotrophic extremely thermophilic archaea from New Zealand submarine hot vents. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1998; 48:23-29.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 48, part 1 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1998; 48:629.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Thermococcus Zillig 1983

Assigned by: Miroshnichenko ML, Gongadze GM, Rainey FA, Kostyukova AS, Lysenko AM, Chernyh NA, Bonch-Osmolovskaya EA. Thermococcus gorgonarius sp. nov. and Thermococcus pacificus sp. nov.: heterotrophic extremely thermophilic archaea from New Zealand submarine hot vents. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1998; 48:23-29.

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Record number: 782566