Name: Thermus thermophilus (ex Oshima and Imahori 1974) Manaia et al. 1995

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov., nom. rev.

Etymology: ther.mo’phi.lus Gr. fem. n. [θέρμη] thermê, heat; N.L. masc. adj. suff. -philus, friend, loving; from Gr. masc. adj. [φίλος] philos, on; N.L. masc. adj. thermophilus, heat-loving

Gender: masculine

Type strain: ATCC 27634; DSM 579; HB8; JCM 10941; NBRC 101084; NCIB 11244; NCIMB 11244

16S rRNA gene: X58342 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Manaia CM, Hoste B, Gutierrez MC, Gillis M, Ventosa A, Kersters K, Da Costa MS. Halotolerant Thermus strains from marine and terrestrial hot springs belong to Thermus thermophilus (ex Oshima and Imahori, 1974) nom. rev. emend. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 1994; 17:526-532.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 54. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1995; 45:619-620.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Thermus Brock and Freeze 1969 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Manaia CM, Hoste B, Gutierrez MC, Gillis M, Ventosa A, Kersters K, Da Costa MS. Halotolerant Thermus strains from marine and terrestrial hot springs belong to Thermus thermophilus (ex Oshima and Imahori, 1974) nom. rev. emend. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 1994; 17:526-532.

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Record number: 7151