Name: Nitratiruptor Nakagawa et al. 2005

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. masc. n. nitras -atis, nitrate; L. masc. n. ruptor, breaker; N.L. masc. n. Nitratiruptor, nitrate-breaker (-reducer)

Type species: Nitratiruptor tergarcus Nakagawa et al. 2005

Valid publication: Nakagawa S, Takai K, Inagaki F, Horikoshi K, Sako Y. Nitratiruptor tergarcus gen. nov., sp. nov. and Nitratifractor salsuginis gen. nov., sp. nov., nitrate-reducing chemolithoautotrophs of the epsilon-Proteobacteria isolated from a deep-sea hydrothermal system in the Mid-Okinawa Trough. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2005; 55:925-933.

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: Nautiliaceae Miroshnichenko et al. 2004

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