Name: Deferribacter Greene et al. 1997

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. pref. de-, from; L. neut. n. ferrum, iron; N.L. masc. n. bacter, rod; N.L. masc. n. Deferribacter, rod that reduces iron

Gender: masculine

Type species: Deferribacter thermophilus Greene et al. 1997

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Greene AC, Patel BK, Sheehy AJ. Deferribacter thermophilus gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel thermophilic manganese- and iron-reducing bacterium isolated from a petroleum reservoir. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1997; 47:505-509.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 47, part 2 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1997; 47:917-919.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 4
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 4
Total number of child taxa: 4

Parent taxon: Deferribacteraceae Huber and Stetter 2002

Assigned by: Huber H, Stetter KO. Family I. Deferribacteraceae fam. nov. In: Boone DR, Castenholz RW, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 1 (The Archaea and the Deeply Branching and Phototrophic Bacteria), Springer, New York, 2001, p. 465-471.

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