Deinococci

Thermus aquaticus, from Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada.

Belongs within: Life.

The Deinococci are a lineage of bacteria renowned for their ability to grow under extreme environmental conditions.

<==Deinococci [Deinobacteria, Deinococcota, Hadobacteria]GH01
    |--Deinococcus Brooks & Murray 1981VP SN03, GH01 [incl. Deinobacter Oyaizu et al. 1987GH01; Deinococcaceae, Deinococcales]
    |    |  i. s.: D. desertiWK13
    |    |--+--D. proteolyticus Brooks & Murray 1981VP GH01
    |    |  `--D. radiophilus Brooks & Murray 1981VP GH01
    |    `--+--+--D. geothermalis Ferreira, Nobre et al. 1997VP GH01
    |       |  `--D. murrayi Ferreira, Nobre et al. 1997VP GH01
    |       `--+--D. radiopugnans Brooks & Murray 1981VP GH01
    |          `--+--*D. radiodurans Brooks & Murray 1981VP [=Micrococcus radiodurans]GH01
    |             `--D. grandis (Oyaizu, Stackebrandt et al.) Rainey, Nobre et al. 1997VP (see below for synonymy)GH01
    `--Thermaceae [Thermales, Thermi]SN03
         |--Meiothermus Nobre, Trüper & da Costa 1996VP SN03, GH01
         |    |  i. s.: M. rufus Albuquerque et al. 2010IJSEM10
         |    |--M. silvanus (Tenreiro, Nobre & da Costa) Nobre, Trüper & da Costa 1996VP SN03, GH01 (see below for synonymy)
         |    `--+--M. chliarophilus (Tenreiro, Nobre & da Costa) Nobre, Trüper & da Costa 1996VP SN03, GH01 (see below for synonymy)
         |       `--+--*M. ruber (Loginova, Egorova et al.) Nobre, Trüper & da Costa 1996VP (see below for synonymy)GH01
         |          `--M. cerbereus Chung, Rainey et al. 1997VP GH01
         `--+--Marinithermus Sako, Nakagawa et al. 2003 [Marinithermaceae]SN03
            |    `--*M. hydrothermalis Sako, Nakagawa et al. 2003SN03
            `--Thermus Brock & Freeze 1969AL SN03, GH01
                 |--T. oshimai Williams, Smith et al. 1996VP SN03, GH01
                 `--+--T. filiformis Hudson, Morgan & Daniel 1987VP SN03, GH01
                    `--+--T. thermophilus (ex Oshima & Imahori 1974) Manaia, Hoste et al. 1995VP SN03, GH01 (see below for synonymy)
                       `--+--+--T. brockianus Williams, Smith et al. 1995VP SN03, GH01
                          |  `--T. igniterraeSN03
                          `--+--*T. aquaticus Brock & Freeze 1969AL GH01
                             `--+--T. antranikianiiSN03
                                `--T. scotoductus Kristjánsson, Hjörleifsdóttir et al. 1995VP SN03, GH01
Nomen invalidum: Thermus lacteusGH01

Deinococcus grandis (Oyaizu, Stackebrandt et al.) Rainey, Nobre et al. 1997VP [=*Deinobacter grandis Oyaizu, Stackebrandt et al. 1987]GH01

Meiothermus chliarophilus (Tenreiro, Nobre & da Costa) Nobre, Trüper & da Costa 1996VP SN03, GH01 [=Thermus chliarophilus Tenreiro, Nobre & da Costa 1995GH01]

*Meiothermus ruber (Loginova, Egorova et al.) Nobre, Trüper & da Costa 1996VP [=Thermus ruber Loginova, Egorova et al. 1984]GH01

Meiothermus silvanus (Tenreiro, Nobre & da Costa) Nobre, Trüper & da Costa 1996VP SN03, GH01 [=Thermus silvanus Tenreiro, Nobre & da Costa 1995GH01]

Thermus thermophilus (ex Oshima & Imahori 1974) Manaia, Hoste et al. 1995VP SN03, GH01 [=Flavobacterium thermophilumGH01; incl. T. caldophilus (n. n.) GH01, T. flavus (n. n.)GH01]

*Type species of generic name indicated

References

[GH01] Garrity, G. M., & J. G. Holt. 2001. Class I. Deinococci class. nov. In: Boone, D. R., R. W. Castenholz & G. M. Garrity (eds) Bergey’s Manual of Systematic Bacteriology 2nd ed. vol. 1. The Archaea and the Deeply Branching and Phototrophic Bacteria pp. 395–420. Springer.

[IJSEM10] IJSEM. 2010. Validation list no. 131. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 60 (1): 1–2.

[SN03] Sako, Y., S. Nakagawa, K. Takai & K. Horikoshi. 2003. Marinithermus hydrothermalis gen. nov., sp. nov., a strictly aerobic, thermophilic bacterium from a deep-sea hydrothermal vent chimney. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 53: 59–65.

[WK13] Williams, K. P., & D. P. Kelly. 2013. Proposal for a new class within the phylum Proteobacteria, Acidithiobacillia classis nov., with the type order Acidithiobacillales, and emended description of the class Gammaproteobacteria. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 63 (8): 2901–2906.

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