Name: Ammonifex Huber and Stetter 1996

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: 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

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

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

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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