Name: Thermococcus sibiricus Miroshnichenko et al. 2001

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: si.bi’ri.cus. N.L. masc. adj. sibiricus, pertaining to Siberia (region in northwestern Asia, the name said to come from Sibir, ancient Tatar fortress at the confluence of the rivers Tobol and Irtysh)

Gender: masculine

Type strain: DSM 12597; MM 739; VKM B-2774

16S rRNA gene: AJ238992 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Miroshnichenko ML, Hippe H, Stackebrandt E, Kostrikina NA, Chernyh NA, Jeanthon C, Nazina TN, Belyaev SS, Bonch-Osmolovskaya EA. Isolation and characterization of Thermococcus sibiricus sp. nov. from a Western Siberia high-temperature oil reservoir. Extremophiles 2001; 5:85-91.

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: Miroshnichenko ML, Hippe H, Stackebrandt E, Kostrikina NA, Chernyh NA, Jeanthon C, Nazina TN, Belyaev SS, Bonch-Osmolovskaya EA. Isolation and characterization of Thermococcus sibiricus sp. nov. from a Western Siberia high-temperature oil reservoir. Extremophiles 2001; 5:85-91.

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Record number: 782570