Name: Acetogenium Leigh and Wolfe 1983

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. neut. n. acetum, vinegar; L. suff. genius -a -um, producing; from L. v. gigno, to produce; N.L. neut. n. Acetogenium, vinegar producing

Type species: Acetogenium kivui Leigh and Wolfe 1983

Valid publication: Leigh JA, Wolfe RS. Acetogenium kivui gen. nov., sp. nov., a thermophilic acetogenic bacterium. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1983; 33:886.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Thermoanaerobacter Wiegel and Ljungdahl 1982

Subdivision:

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

Parent taxon: Thermoanaerobacteraceae Wiegel 2010

Assigned by: Wiegel J. Family I. Thermoanaerobacteraceae fam. nov. In: De Vos P, Garrity GM, Jones D, Krieg NR, Ludwig W, Rainey FA, K.-H. S, Whitman WB (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 3 (The Firmicutes), Springer, New York, 2009, p. 1225.

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