Name: Halothermothrix Cayol et al. 1994

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. masc. n. hals, halos, salt; Gr. masc. adj. thermos, hot; Gr. fem. n. thrix, hair; N.L. fem. n. Halothermothrix, a thermophilic (fermentative) halophile

Type species: Halothermothrix orenii Cayol et al. 1994

Valid publication: Cayol JL, Ollivier B, Patel BK, Prensier G, Guezennec J, Garcia JL. Isolation and characterization of Halothermothrix orenii gen. nov., sp. nov., a halophilic, thermophilic, fermentative, strictly anaerobic bacterium. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1994; 44:534-540.

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: Halanaerobiaceae Oren et al. 1984

Assigned by: Cayol JL, Ollivier B, Patel BK, Prensier G, Guezennec J, Garcia JL. Isolation and characterization of Halothermothrix orenii gen. nov., sp. nov., a halophilic, thermophilic, fermentative, strictly anaerobic bacterium. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1994; 44:534-540.

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