Name: Thermotoga naphthophila Takahata et al. 2001

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: Gr. fem. n. [νάφθα] naphtha, naphta, bitumen; N.L. fem. adj. phila, friend, loving; from Gr. fem. adj. [φίλη] philê, loving; N.L. fem. adj. naphthophila, bitumen-loving

Gender: feminine

Type strain: DSM 13996; JCM 10882; RKU-10

16S rRNA gene: AJ872268 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Takahata Y, Nishijima M, Hoaki T, Maruyama T. Thermotoga petrophila sp. nov. and Thermotoga naphthophila sp. nov., two hyperthermophilic bacteria from the Kubiki oil reservoir in Niigata, Japan. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2001; 51:1901-1909.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 51, part 5 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2001; 51:1947-1948.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Thermotoga Stetter and Huber 1986

Assigned by: Takahata Y, Nishijima M, Hoaki T, Maruyama T. Thermotoga petrophila sp. nov. and Thermotoga naphthophila sp. nov., two hyperthermophilic bacteria from the Kubiki oil reservoir in Niigata, Japan. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2001; 51:1901-1909.

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Record number: 782648