Family "Candidatus Desulfofervidaceae"

Name: "Candidatus Desulfofervidaceae" Krukenberg et al. 2016

Category: Family

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology:’ 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. n. 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.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM, Parker CT, Chuvochina M, Trujillo ME. Candidatus list no. 1. Lists of names of prokaryotic Candidatus taxa. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:3956-4042.

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: "Candidatus Desulfofervidales" Waite et al. 2020

Assigned by: Waite DW, Chuvochina M, Pelikan C, Parks DH, Yilmaz P, Wagner M, Loy A, Naganuma T, Nakai R, Whitman WB, et al. Proposal to reclassify the proteobacterial classes Deltaproteobacteria and Oligoflexia, and the phylum Thermodesulfobacteria into four phyla reflecting major functional capabilities. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:5972-6016.

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Record number: 216
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