Name: Thermolithobacteria Sokolova et al. 2007

Category: Class

Proposed as: class. nov.

Etymology: Gr. masc. adj. thermos, hot; Gr. masc./fem. n. lithos, stone; N.L. masc. n. bacter, rod; L. neut. pl. n. suff. -ia, ending to denote a class; N.L. neut. pl. n. Thermolithobacteria, thermophilic lithotrophically growing rods

Gender: neuter

Type genus: Thermolithobacter Sokolova et al. 2007

Effective publication: Sokolova T, Hanel J, Onyenwoke RU, Reysenbach AL, Banta A, Geyer R, Gonzalez JM, Whitman WB, Wiegel J. Novel chemolithotrophic, thermophilic, anaerobic bacteria Thermolithobacter ferrireducens gen. nov., sp. nov. and Thermolithobacter carboxydivorans sp. nov. Extremophiles 2007; 11:145-157.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Validation list no. 116. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2007; 57:1371-1373.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 1
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: Bacillota Gibbons and Murray 2021

Assigned by: Oren A, Garrity GM. Valid publication of the names of forty-two phyla of prokaryotes. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2021; 71:5056.

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