De.sul.fo.ther.ma.ce’ae. N.L. masc. n.Desulfothermus, type genus of the family; L. fem. pl. n. suff.-aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n.Desulfothermaceae, the family of Desulfothermus
heterotypic synonym, validly published under the ICNP
The type genus of this family has been placed in the family Desulfohalobiaceae Kuever et al. 2006.Publication:
Kuever J, Rainey FA, Widdel F. Family III. Desulfohalobiaceae fam. nov. In: Brenner DJ, Krieg NR, Staley JT, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 2 (The Proteobacteria), part C (The Alpha-, Beta-, Delta-, and Epsilonproteobacteria), Springer, New York, 2005, p. 948-949.
Desulfothermaceae is the correct name if this family is regarded as a separate family (i.e., if its nomenclatural type is not assigned to another family whose name is validly published, legitimate and not rejected and has priority).
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