Etymology: N.L. neut. n. hydrogenum, hydrogen (that which produces water, so called because it forms water when exposed to oxygen); from Gr. n. hudôr, water; from Gr. v. gennaô, to produce; L. neut. n. baculum, small rod; N.L. neut. n. Hydrogenobaculum, water-producing small rod
Valid publication: Stohr R, Waberski A, Volker H, Tindall BJ, Thomm M. Hydrogenothermus marinus gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel thermophilic hydrogen-oxidizing bacterium, recognition of Calderobacterium hydrogenophilum as a member of the genus Hydrogenobacter and proposal of the reclassification of Hydrogenobacter acidophilus as Hydrogenobaculum acidophilum gen. nov., comb. nov., in the phylum 'Hydrogenobacter/Aquifex'. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2001; 51:1853-1862.
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
|Name||Nomenclatural status||Taxonomic status|
|Hydrogenobaculum acidophilum (Shima and Suzuki 1993) Stöhr et al. 2001||validly published||correct name|
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.