Hy.dro.ge.no.ther.ma’ce.ae. N.L. masc. n.Hydrogenothermus, type genus of the family; L. fem. pl. suff.-aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n.Hydrogenothermaceae, the family of Hydrogenothermus
Eder W, Huber R. New isolates and physiological properties of the Aquificales and description of Thermocrinis albus sp. nov. Extremophiles 2002; 6:309-318.
Anonymous. Validation list no. 89. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2003; 53:1-2.
validly published under the ICNP
Gupta and Lali 2013
Gupta RS, Lali R. Molecular signatures for the phylum Aquificae and its different clades: proposal for division of the phylum Aquificae into the emended order Aquificales, containing the families Aquificaceae and Hydrogenothermaceae, and a new order Desulfurobacteriales ord. nov., containing the family Desulfurobacteriaceae. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 2013; 104:349-368.
Oren A, Garrity GM. List of changes in taxonomic opinion no. 19. Notification of changes in taxonomic opinion previously published outside the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:8-10. Notes:
Emendation accompanied by the inclusion of 3 genera in the family.
This taxon name is occasionally misprinted in some sources as: "Hydorgenothermaceae".
Taxonomists who have recently focused on this group are the corresponding authors of ONeill et al. (2008). Editors in search of reviewers are advised to consider additional criteria such as whether a taxon is covered by one of the ICSP subcommittees.
Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 4 Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 4 Total number of child taxa: 4