Genus Ferribacterium

Name: Ferribacterium Cummings et al. 2000

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. neut. n. ferrum, iron; N.L. neut. n. bacterium, a small rod; N.L. neut. n. Ferribacterium, rod-shaped iron bacterium

Gender: neuter (stem: Ferribacteri-)

Type species: Ferribacterium limneticum Cummings et al. 2000

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Cummings DE, Caccavo, F., Jr, Spring, S, Rosenzweig, F R. Ferribacterium limneticum, gen. nov., sp. nov., an Fe(III)-reducing microorganism isolated from miningimpacted freshwater lake sediments. Arch Microbiol 1999; 171:183-188.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 77. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2000; 50:1953.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name


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: Azonexaceae Boden et al. 2017

Assigned by: Boden R, Hutt LP, Rae AW. Reclassification of Thiobacillus aquaesulis (Wood & Kelly, 1995) as Annwoodia aquaesulis gen. nov., comb. nov., transfer of Thiobacillus (Beijerinck, 1904) from the Hydrogenophilales to the Nitrosomonadales, proposal of Hydrogenophilalia class. nov. within the 'Proteobacteria', and four new families within the orders Nitrosomonadales and Rhodocyclales. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:1191-1205.

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