Family "Candidatus Desulfofervidaceae"

Name: "Candidatus Desulfofervidaceae" Krukenberg et al. 2016

Category: Family

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology:’vi.dus N.L. pref. desulfo, used in taxonomic names for sulfate-reducing bacteria; L. masc. adj. fervidus, hot, the hot one; N.L. masc. n. Desulfofervidus, hot sulfate reducer; L. fem. pl. suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Desulfofervidaceae

Gender: feminine

Type genus: "Candidatus Desulfofervidus" Krukenberg et al. 2016

Original publication: Krukenberg V, Harding K, Richter M, Glockner FO, Gruber-Vodicka HR, Adam B, Berg JS, Knittel K, Tegetmeyer HE, Boetius A, et al. Candidatus Desulfofervidus auxilii, a hydrogenotrophic sulfate-reducing bacterium involved in the thermophilic anaerobic oxidation of methane. Environ Microbiol 2016; 18:3073-3091.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 0
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: [Desulfofervidales]

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