Genus Balnearium

Name: Balnearium Takai et al. 2003

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. neut. n. ; from N.L. neut. n. Balnearium, pertaining to a bath

Type species: Balnearium lithotrophicum Takai et al. 2003

Valid publication: Takai K, Nakagawa S, Sako Y, Horikoshi K. Balnearium lithotrophicum gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel thermophilic, strictly anaerobic, hydrogen-oxidizing chemolithoautotroph isolated from a black smoker chimney in the Suiyo Seamount hydrothermal system. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2003; 53:1947-1954.

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: Desulfurobacteriaceae L'Haridon et al. 2006

Assigned by: Gupta RS, Lali R. Molecular signatures for the phylum Aquificae and its different clades: proposal for division of the phylum Aquificae into the emended order Aquificales, containing the families Aquificaceae and Hydrogenothermaceae, and a new order Desulfurobacteriales ord. nov., containing the family Desulfurobacteriaceae. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 2013; 104:349-368.

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