Name: Brockia Perevalova et al. 2013

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Brockia, named in honour of the American microbiologist Thomas Dale Brock for his invaluable impact to our knowledge of thermophilic prokaryotes inhabiting volcanic environments

Gender: feminine

Type species: Brockia lithotrophica Perevalova et al. 2013

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Perevalova AA, Kublanov IV, Baslerov RV, Zhang G, Bonch-Osmolovskaya EA. Brockia lithotrophica gen. nov., sp. nov., an anaerobic thermophilic bacterium from a terrestrial hot spring. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2013; 63:479-483.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 63, part 2 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2013; 63:1581-1583.

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: Thermoanaerobacteraceae Wiegel 2010

Assigned by: Perevalova AA, Kublanov IV, Baslerov RV, Zhang G, Bonch-Osmolovskaya EA. Brockia lithotrophica gen. nov., sp. nov., an anaerobic thermophilic bacterium from a terrestrial hot spring. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2013; 63:479-483.

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