Genus Acidimicrobium

Name: Acidimicrobium Clark and Norris 1996

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. neut. n. acidum, an acid; from L. masc. adj. acidus, sour; N.L. neut. n. microbium, a microbe; from Gr. adj. mikros, small; from Gr. masc. n. bios, life; N.L. neut. n. Acidimicrobium, a small bacterium (microbes) from acidic environments

Type species: Acidimicrobium ferrooxidans Clark and Norris 1996

Effective publication: Clark DA, Norris PR. Acidimicrobium ferrooxidans gen. nov., sp. nov.: mixed-culture ferrous iron oxidation with Sulfobacillus species. Microbiology 1996; 142:785-790.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 59. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1996; 46:1189-1190.

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: Acidimicrobiaceae Stackebrandt et al. 1997

Assigned by: Stackebrandt E, Rainey FA, Ward-Rainey NL. Proposal for a new hierarchic classification system, Actinobacteria classis nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1997; 47:479-491.

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