Name: "Ferroacidibacillus" Johnson et al. 2022

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Fer.ro.a.ci.di.ba.cil’lus. L. neut. n. ferrum, iron; N.L. pref. ferro-, pertaining to Fe(II) (ferrous iron) (keeps -o); L. neut. adj. acidum, an acid; L. masc. n. bacillus, a small rod; N.L. masc. n. Ferroacidibacillus, an acidophilic small rod that oxidises ferrous iron

Gender: masculine (stem: Ferroacidibacill-)

Type species: "Ferroacidibacillus organovorans" Johnson et al. 2022

Original publication: Johnson DB, Holmes DS, Vergara E, Holanda R, Pakostova E. Sulfoacidibacillus ferrooxidans, gen. nov., sp. nov., Sulfoacidibacillus thermotolerans, gen. nov., sp. nov., and Ferroacidibacillus organovorans, gen. nov., sp. nov.: extremely acidophilic chemolitho-heterotrophic Firmicutes. Research in Microbiology 2022; 0:104008.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

Subdivision:

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: Alicyclobacillaceae da Costa and Rainey 2010

Assigned by: Johnson DB, Holmes DS, Vergara E, Holanda R, Pakostova E. Sulfoacidibacillus ferrooxidans, gen. nov., sp. nov., Sulfoacidibacillus thermotolerans, gen. nov., sp. nov., and Ferroacidibacillus organovorans, gen. nov., sp. nov.: extremely acidophilic chemolitho-heterotrophic Firmicutes. Research in Microbiology 2022; 0:104008.

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Record number: 31668
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