Name: Thiofilaceae Boden and Scott 2018

Category: Family

Proposed as: fam. nov.

Etymology: Thi.o.fi.la.ce’ae N.L. neut. n. Thiofilum, type genus; L. fem. pl. suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Thiofilaceae, the Thiofilum family

Gender: feminine

Type genus: Thiofilum Boden and Scott 2018

Valid publication: Boden R, Scott KM. Evaluation of the genus Thiothrix Winogradsky 1888 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Aruga et al. 2002: reclassification of Thiothrix disciformis to Thiolinea disciformis gen. nov., comb. nov., and of Thiothrix flexilis to Thiofilum flexile gen. nov., comb nov., with emended description of Thiothrix. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2018; 68:2226-2239.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 68, part 7 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2018; 68:3077-3079.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

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: Thiotrichales Garrity et al. 2005

Assigned by: Boden R, Scott KM. Evaluation of the genus Thiothrix Winogradsky 1888 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Aruga et al. 2002: reclassification of Thiothrix disciformis to Thiolinea disciformis gen. nov., comb. nov., and of Thiothrix flexilis to Thiofilum flexile gen. nov., comb nov., with emended description of Thiothrix. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2018; 68:2226-2239.

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