Name: Acetothermus Dietrich et al. 1988

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. neut. n. acetum, vinegar; Gr. masc. adj. thermos, hot; N.L. masc. n. Acetothermus, a thermophilic microorganism producing acetic acid

Gender: masculine

Type species: Acetothermus paucivorans Dietrich et al. 1988

Effective publication: Dietrich G, Weiss N, Winter J. Acetothermus paucivorans, gen. nov., sp. nov., a strictly anaerobic, thermophilic bacterium from sewage sludge, fermenting hexoses to acetate, CO2 and H2. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 1988; 10:174-179.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 26. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1988; 38:328-329.

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: Bacteroidaceae Pribram 1933 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Krieg NR, Ludwig W, Euzéby J, Whitman WB. Phylum XIV. Bacteroidetes phyl. nov. In: Krieg NR, Staley JT, Brown DR, Hedlund BP, Paster BJ, Ward NL, Ludwig W, Whitman WB (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 4, Springer, New York, 2010, p. 25.

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