Name: Thermolithobacteria Sokolova et al. 2007

Category: Class

Proposed as: class. nov.

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

Gender: neuter

Type order: Thermolithobacterales 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

Subdivision:

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: "Firmicutes" corrig. Gibbons and Murray 1978 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: 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.

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Record number: 73