Genus Nitratiruptor

Name: Nitratiruptor Nakagawa et al. 2005

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Ni.tra.ti.rup.tor. N.L. masc. n. nitras (gen. nitratis), nitrate; L. masc. n. ruptor, breaker; N.L. masc. n. Nitratiruptor, nitrate-breaker (-reducer)

Gender: masculine

Type species: Nitratiruptor tergarcus Nakagawa et al. 2005

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

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.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 55, part 2 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2005; 55:1399-1402.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 2
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2
Total number of child taxa: 2

Parent taxon: Nitratiruptoraceae Waite et al. 2020

Assigned by: Waite DW, Vanwonterghem I, Rinke C, Parks DH, Zhang Y, Takai K, Sievert SM, Simon J, Campbell BJ, Hanson TE, et al. Comparative Genomic Analysis of the Class Epsilonproteobacteria and Proposed Reclassification to Epsilonbacteraeota (phyl. nov.). Front Microbiol 2017; 8:682.

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