Name: "Caldinitratiruptor" Fardeau et al. 2010

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology:’tor. L. masc. adj. caldus, hot; N.L. masc. n. nitras (gen. nitratis), nitrate; L. masc. n. ruptor, breaker; N.L. masc. n. Caldinitratiruptor, a hot nitrate-breaker (-reducer)

Gender: masculine

Type species: "Caldinitratiruptor microaerophilus" Fardeau et al. 2010

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Fardeau ML, Barsotti V, Cayol JL, Guasco S, Michotey V, Joseph M, Bonin P, Ollivier B. Caldinitratiruptor microaerophilus, gen. nov., sp. nov. isolated from a French hot spring (Chaudes-Aigues, Massif Central): a novel cultivated facultative microaerophilic anaerobic thermophile pertaining to the Symbiobacterium branch within the Firmicutes. Extremophiles 2010; 14:241-247.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 0
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: [Firmicutes, not assigned to family]

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Record number: 517971