Genus Hydrogenothermus

Name: Hydrogenothermus Stöhr et al. 2001

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; Gr. masc. adj. thermos, hot; N.L. masc. n. Hydrogenothermus, hot and water producer

Gender: masculine

Type species: Hydrogenothermus marinus Stöhr et al. 2001

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

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.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 51, part 5 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2001; 51:1947-1948.

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: Hydrogenothermaceae Eder and Huber 2003

Assigned by: Eder W, Huber R. New isolates and physiological properties of the Aquificales and description of Thermocrinis albus sp. nov. Extremophiles 2002; 6:309-318.

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