Strain identifier

BacDive ID: 22962

Type strain: Yes

Species: Caloramator quimbayensis

Strain history: <- B. Patel, Griffith Univ., Nathan Campus, Australia; USBA A <- C. Rubiano {2008}

NCBI tax ID(s): 1147123 (species)

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@ref: 19304

BacDive-ID: 22962

DSM-Number: 22093

keywords: rod-shaped, motile, Gram-positive, thermophilic, spore-forming, anaerobe, Bacteria, 16S sequence, genome sequence

description: Caloramator quimbayensis DSM 22093 is an anaerobe, spore-forming, thermophilic bacterium that was isolated from water from a terrestrial thermal spring.

NCBI tax id

  • NCBI tax id: 1147123
  • Matching level: species

strain history: <- B. Patel, Griffith Univ., Nathan Campus, Australia; USBA A <- C. Rubiano {2008}

doi: 10.13145/bacdive22962.20220920.7

Name and taxonomic classification


  • @ref: 20215
  • description: domain/bacteria
  • keyword: phylum/bacillota
  • domain: Bacteria
  • phylum: Bacillota
  • class: Clostridia
  • order: Eubacteriales
  • family: Clostridiaceae
  • genus: Caloramator
  • species: Caloramator quimbayensis
  • full scientific name: Caloramator quimbayensis Rubiano-Labrador et al. 2013

@ref: 19304

domain: Bacteria

phylum: Firmicutes

class: Clostridia

order: Clostridiales

family: Clostridiaceae

genus: Caloramator

species: Caloramator quimbayensis

full scientific name: Caloramator quimbayensis Rubiano-Labrador et al. 2013

type strain: yes


cell morphology

  • @ref: 30521
  • gram stain: positive
  • cell length: 2.5 µm
  • cell width: 0.9 µm
  • cell shape: rod-shaped
  • motility: yes

Culture and growth conditions

culture medium

  • @ref: 19304
  • growth: yes
  • link:
  • composition: Name: CALORAMATOR QUIMBAYENSIS MEDIUM (DSMZ Medium 1477) Composition: NaCl 19.7638 g/l D-Glucose 3.55731 g/l MgCl2 x 6 H2O 1.48221 g/l Yeast extract 0.988142 g/l NH4Cl 0.988142 g/l NaHCO3 0.494071 g/l K2HPO4 0.296443 g/l KH2PO4 0.296443 g/l CaCl2 x 2 H2O 0.098913 g/l KCl 0.0988142 g/l Nitrilotriacetic acid 0.0126482 g/l FeCl2 x 4 H2O 0.000988142 g/l Sodium resazurin 0.000494071 g/l Pyridoxine hydrochloride 9.88142e-05 g/l NiCl2 x 6 H2O 9.88142e-05 g/l ZnCl2 9.88142e-05 g/l MnCl2 x 4 H2O 9.88142e-05 g/l Thiamine HCl 4.94071e-05 g/l Nicotinic acid 4.94071e-05 g/l Calcium D-(+)-pantothenate 4.94071e-05 g/l p-Aminobenzoic acid 4.94071e-05 g/l Riboflavin 4.94071e-05 g/l (±)-alpha-Lipoic acid 4.94071e-05 g/l Na2WO4 x 2 H2O 3.95257e-05 g/l Na2SeO3 x 5 H2O 2.96443e-05 g/l CoCl2 x 6 H2O 2.96443e-05 g/l Na2MoO4 x 2 H2O 2.96443e-05 g/l Folic acid 1.97628e-05 g/l CuCl2 1.97628e-05 g/l Biotin 1.97628e-05 g/l H3BO3 9.88142e-06 g/l Vitamin B12 9.88142e-07 g/l Distilled water

culture temp


culture pH


Physiology and metabolism

oxygen tolerance

@refoxygen tolerance

spore formation

  • @ref: 30521
  • spore formation: yes

metabolite utilization

@refChebi-IDmetaboliteutilization activitykind of utilization tested
3052116449alanine+carbon source
3052122599arabinose+carbon source
3052129016arginine+carbon source
3052123652dextrin+carbon source
3052128757fructose+carbon source
3052117234glucose+carbon source
3052129987glutamate+carbon source
3052117306maltose+carbon source
3052129864mannitol+carbon source
3052137684mannose+carbon source
3052117272propionate+carbon source
3052133942ribose+carbon source
3052117992sucrose+carbon source

metabolite production

  • @ref: 30521
  • Chebi-ID: 16136
  • metabolite: hydrogen sulfide
  • production: yes

Isolation, sampling and environmental information


  • @ref: 19304
  • sample type: water from a terrestrial thermal spring
  • geographic location: Risaralda, Parador de Quimbaya hot spring
  • country: Colombia
  • COL
  • continent: Middle and South America

isolation source categories

#Environmental#Aquatic#Thermal spring
#Condition#Thermophilic (>45°C)

Safety information

risk assessment

  • @ref: 19304
  • biosafety level: 1
  • biosafety level comment: Risk group (German classification)

Sequence information

16S sequences

  • @ref: 19304
  • description: Caloramator quimbayensis strain USBA A 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence
  • accession: JN648101
  • length: 1517
  • database: ena
  • NCBI tax ID: 1147123

Genome sequences

  • @ref: 66792
  • description: Caloramator quimbayensis USBA 833, DSM 22093
  • accession: 2671180028
  • assembly level: draft
  • database: img
  • NCBI tax ID: 1147123

GC content

1930432.6high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC)

External links

@ref: 19304

culture collection no.: DSM 22093, CMPUJ U833, USBA A

straininfo link



  • topic: Phylogeny
  • Pubmed-ID: 22843719
  • title: Caloramator quimbayensis sp. nov., an anaerobic, moderately thermophilic bacterium isolated from a terrestrial hot spring.
  • authors: Rubiano-Labrador C, Baena S, Diaz-Cardenas C, Patel BKC
  • journal: Int J Syst Evol Microbiol
  • DOI: 10.1099/ijs.0.037937-0
  • year: 2012
  • mesh: Bacteria, Anaerobic/*classification/genetics/isolation & purification, Bacterial Typing Techniques, Base Composition, Colombia, DNA, Bacterial/genetics, Fatty Acids/analysis, Fermentation, Gram-Positive Bacteria/*classification/genetics/isolation & purification, Hot Springs/*microbiology, Molecular Sequence Data, Nucleic Acid Hybridization, Phylogeny, RNA, Ribosomal, 16S/genetics, Sequence Analysis, DNA, Water Microbiology
  • topic2: Enzymology


19304Curators of the DSMZLeibniz Institut DSMZ-Deutsche Sammlung von Mikroorganismen und Zellkulturen GmbH (DSM 22093)
20215Parte, A.C., Sardà Carbasse, J., Meier-Kolthoff, J.P., Reimer, L.C. and Göker, M.10.1099/ijsem.0.004332List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature (LPSN) moves to the DSMZ
20218Verslyppe, B., De Smet, W., De Baets, B., De Vos, P., Dawyndt P.10.1016/j.syapm.2013.11.002StrainInfo introduces electronic passports for microorganisms.Syst Appl Microbiol. 37: 42-50 201424321274
30521Barberan A, Caceres Velazquez H, Jones S, Fierer N.10.1128/mSphere.00237-17Hiding in Plain Sight: Mining Bacterial Species Records for Phenotypic Trait Information2877604126853
66792Julia Koblitz, Joaquim Sardà, Lorenz Christian Reimer, Boyke Bunk, Jörg Overmann annotated for the DiASPora project (Digital Approaches for the Synthesis of Poorly Accessible Biodiversity Information)
66794Antje Chang, Lisa Jeske, Sandra Ulbrich, Julia Hofmann, Julia Koblitz, Ida Schomburg, Meina Neumann-Schaal, Dieter Jahn, Dietmar Schomburg10.1093/nar/gkaa1025BRENDA, the ELIXIR core data resource in 2021: new developments and updatesNucleic Acids Res. 49: D498-D508 202033211880