Name: Geothermobacter Kashefi et al. 2005

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Ge.o.ther.mo.bac’ter Gr. n. ge, the earth; Gr. masc. adj. thermos, heat; Gr. masc. n. bakter, a rod; N.L. masc. n. Geothermobacter, a rod from hot earth

Type species: Geothermobacter ehrlichii Kashefi et al. 2005

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Kashefi K, Holmes DE, Baross JA, Lovley DR. Thermophily in the Geobacteraceae: Geothermobacter ehrlichii gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel thermophilic member of the Geobacteraceae from the "Bag City" hydrothermal vent. Appl Environ Microbiol 2003; 69:2985-2993.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Validation list no. 102. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2005; 55:547-549.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

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: Geobacteraceae Holmes et al. 2004

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