Name: Ferroglobus Hafenbradl et al. 1997

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. neut. n. ferrum, iron; L. masc. n. globus, ball; N.L. masc. n. Ferroglobus, the iron ball

Gender: masculine

Type species: Ferroglobus placidus Hafenbradl et al. 1997

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Hafenbradl D, Keller M, Dirmeier R, Rachel R, Rossnagel P, Burggraf S, Huber H, Stetter KO. Ferroglobus placidus gen. nov., sp. nov., A novel hyperthermophilic archaeum that oxidizes Fe2+ at neutral pH under anoxic conditions. Arch Microbiol 1996; 166:308-314.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 61. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1997; 47:601-602.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

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: Archaeoglobaceae Huber and Stetter 2002

Assigned by: Garrity GM, Holt JG. The Road Map to the Manual. In: Boone DR, Castenholz RW, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, second edition, vol. 1 (The Archaea and the deeply branching and phototrophic Bacteria), Springer-Verlag, New York, 2001, p. 119-166.

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