Zestosphaera


Citation

Formal styling
Zestosphaera St. John et al., 2019
Proposed by
St. John et al., 2019
Status
Valid (ICNP)

Nomenclature

Rank
Genus
Syllabication
Zes.to.sphae'ra
Etymology
Gr. adj. zestos, hot, boiling; Gr. fem. n. sphaera, a ball, a sphere; N.L. fem. n. Zestosphaera, a hot sphere
Nomenclatural type
Zestosphaera tikiterensisT

Taxonomy

Description
Non-motile coccoid cells, approximately 1 µm in diameter. Optimal growth at pH 6.0, 82-83°C. Obligate anaerobe. Thiosulfate required for growth. Heterotrophic, with growth observed on yeast extract, gelatin, casamino acids, and tryptone. Isolated from hot springs. The type species is Zestosphaera tikiterensis.
Classification
Archaea » Crenarchaeota » Conexivisphaeria » Desulfurococcales » Desulfurococcaceae » Zestosphaera
Parent
Desulfurococcaceae
Children

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Local history
This name was last modified 12 days ago
Registered by
Emily_StJohn 13 days ago
Reported valid by
miguel 12 days ago

Publications (2)

Citation Title
Oren, Garrity, 2021, International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology List of new names and new combinations that have appeared in effective publications outside of the IJSEM and are submitted for valid publication
St. John et al., 2019, Systematic and Applied Microbiology A new symbiotic nanoarchaeote (Candidatus Nanoclepta minutus) and its host (Zestosphaera tikiterensis gen. nov., sp. nov.) from a New Zealand hot spring
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