Name: Ammonifex Huber and Stetter 1996
Etymology: Am.mo.ni.fex. N.L. neut. n. ammonium, ammonium; L. masc. n. suff. -fex, maker; from L. inf. v. facere, to make; N.L. masc. n. Ammonifex, the ammonium-maker
Gender: masculine (stem: Ammonific-)
Type species: Ammonifex degensii Huber and Stetter 1996
Conduct genome-based taxonomy of genus at TYGS
Effective publication: Huber R, Rossnagel P, Woese CR, Rachel R, Langworthy TA, Stetter KO. Formation of ammonium from nitrate during chemolithoautotrophic growth of the extremely thermophilic bacterium ammonifex degensii gen. nov. sp. nov. Syst Appl Microbiol 1996; 19:40-49.
IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 58. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1996; 46:836-837.
Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP
Taxonomic status: correct name
Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 2
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2
Total number of child taxa: 2
|Name||Nomenclatural status||Taxonomic status|
|Ammonifex degensii Huber and Stetter 1996||validly published under the ICNP||correct name|
|Ammonifex thiophilus Miroshnichenko et al. 2008||validly published under the ICNP||correct name|
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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