Genus Coprothermobacter

Name: Coprothermobacter Rainey and Stackebrandt 1993

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. fem. n. kopros, excrement, ordure, manure; Gr. masc. adj. thermos, warm; N.L. masc. n. bacter, rod; N.L. masc. n. Coprothermobacter, a thermophilic rod from manure

Gender: masculine (stem: Coprothermobacter-)

Type species: Coprothermobacter proteolyticus (Ollivier et al. 1985) Rainey and Stackebrandt 1993

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Rainey FA, Stackebrandt E. Transfer of the type species of the genus Thermobacteroides to the genus Thermoanaerobacter as Thermoanaerobacter acetoethylicus (Ben-Bassat and Zeikus 1981) comb. nov., description of Coprothermobacter gen. nov., and reclassification of Thermobacteroides proteolyticus as Coprothermobacter proteolyticus (Ollivier et al. 1985) comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1993; 43:857-859.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 43, part 4 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1994; 44:184.

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: Coprothermobacteraceae Pavan et al. 2018

Assigned by: Pavan ME, Pavan EE, Glaeser SP, Etchebehere C, Kampfer P, Pettinari MJ, Lopez NI. Proposal for a new classification of a deep branching bacterial phylogenetic lineage: transfer of Coprothermobacter proteolyticus and Coprothermobacter platensis to Coprothermobacteraceae fam. nov., within Coprothermobacterales ord. nov., Coprothermobacteria classis nov. and Coprothermobacterota phyl. nov. and emended description of the family Thermodesulfobiaceae. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2018; 68:1627-1632.

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Record number: 517001
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