Species Thiomargarita namibiensis

Name: Thiomargarita namibiensis Schulz et al. 1999

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: na.mi.bi.en’sis N.L. masc./fem. adj. namibiensis, pertaining to Namibia

Gender: feminine

Type strains: description; no pure culture isolated

16S rRNA gene: AF129012 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Schulz HN, Brinkhoff T, Ferdelman TG, Marine MH, Teske A, Jorgensen BB. Dense populations of a giant sulfur bacterium in Namibian shelf sediments. Science 1999; 284:493-495.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 71. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1999; 49:1325-1326.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Thiomargarita Schulz et al. 1999

Assigned by: Schulz HN, Brinkhoff T, Ferdelman TG, Marine MH, Teske A, Jorgensen BB. Dense populations of a giant sulfur bacterium in Namibian shelf sediments. Science 1999; 284:493-495.

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