Name: Geoglobus Kashefi et al. 2002
Etymology: Ge.o.glo’bus. Gr. fem. n. gê, the Earth; L. masc. n. globus, ball; N.L. masc. n. Geoglobus, a ball from the Earth
Gender: masculine (stem: Geoglob-)
Type species: Geoglobus ahangari Kashefi et al. 2002
Conduct genome-based taxonomy of genus at TYGS
Valid publication: Kashefi K, Tor JM, Holmes DE, Gaw Van Praagh CV, Reysenbach AL, Lovley DR. Geoglobus ahangari gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel hyperthermophilic archaeon capable of oxidizing organic acids and growing autotrophically on hydrogen with Fe(III) serving as the sole electron acceptor. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2002; 52:719-728.
IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 52, part 3 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2002; 52:1077-1079.
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
|Name||Nomenclatural status||Taxonomic status|
|Geoglobus acetivorans Slobodkina et al. 2009||validly published under the ICNP||correct name|
|Geoglobus ahangari Kashefi et al. 2002||validly published under the ICNP||correct name|
Parent taxon: Archaeoglobaceae Huber and Stetter 2002
Assigned by: Mori K, Maruyama A, Urabe T, Suzuki K, Hanada S. Archaeoglobus infectus sp. nov., a novel thermophilic, chemolithoheterotrophic archaeon isolated from a deep-sea rock collected at Suiyo Seamount, Izu-Bonin Arc, western Pacific Ocean. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2008; 58:810-816.
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