Name: Hydrogenobacter Kawasumi et al. 1984

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. neut. n. hydrogenum, hydrogen (that which produces water, so called because it forms water when exposed to oxygen); from Gr. neut. n. hydôr, water; from Gr. v. gennaô, to produce; N.L. masc. n. bacter, a rod; N.L. masc. n. Hydrogenobacter, hydrogen rod

Gender: masculine

Type species: Hydrogenobacter thermophilus Kawasumi et al. 1984

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Kawasumi T, Igarashi Y, Kodama T, Minoda Y. Hydrogenobacter thermophilus gen. nov., sp. nov., an extremely thermophilic, aerobic, hydrogen-oxidizing bacterium. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1984; 34:5-10.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 3
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 4
Total number of child taxa: 4

Parent taxon: Aquificaceae Reysenbach 2002

Assigned by: Gupta RS, Lali R. Molecular signatures for the phylum Aquificae and its different clades: proposal for division of the phylum Aquificae into the emended order Aquificales, containing the families Aquificaceae and Hydrogenothermaceae, and a new order Desulfurobacteriales ord. nov., containing the family Desulfurobacteriaceae. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 2013; 104:349-368.

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