Name: Thermococcus zilligii Ronimus et al. 1999

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. zilligii, of Zillig, named after Wolfram Zillig for his contribution to the understanding of transcription in the Archaea and the characterization of hyperthermophilic Archaea and of their viruses

Gender: masculine

Type strains: AN1; ATCC 700529; DSM 2770; JCM 10554

16S rRNA gene: U76534 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Ronimus RS, Reysenbach A, Musgrave DR, Morgan HW. The phylogenetic position of the Thermococcus isolate AN1 based on 16S rRNA gene sequence analysis: a proposal that AN1 represents a new species, Thermococcus zilligii sp. nov. Arch Microbiol 1997; 168:245-248.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 70. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1999; 49:935-936.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Thermococcus Zillig 1983

Assigned by: Ronimus RS, Reysenbach A, Musgrave DR, Morgan HW. The phylogenetic position of the Thermococcus isolate AN1 based on 16S rRNA gene sequence analysis: a proposal that AN1 represents a new species, Thermococcus zilligii sp. nov. Arch Microbiol 1997; 168:245-248.

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