Name: "Thermus thermophilus" (ex Oshima and Imahori 1974) Williams 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

Original publication: Williams RA, Smith KE, Welch SG, Micallef J, Sharp RJ. DNA relatedness of Thermus strains, description of Thermus brockianus sp. nov., and proposal to reestablish Thermus thermophilus (Oshima and Imahori). Int J Syst Bacteriol 1995; 45:495-499.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

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

Risk group: 1

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

Assigned by: Williams RA, Smith KE, Welch SG, Micallef J, Sharp RJ. DNA relatedness of Thermus strains, description of Thermus brockianus sp. nov., and proposal to reestablish Thermus thermophilus (Oshima and Imahori). Int J Syst Bacteriol 1995; 45:495-499.

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Record number: 782670