Genus Nitrosophilus

Name: Nitrosophilus Shiotani et al. 2021

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Ni.tro.so.phi’lus. L. masc. adj. nitrosus, full of natron, here intended to mean nitrate and nitrous oxide; Gr. masc. adj. philos, loving, friendly to; N.L. masc. n. Nitrosophilus, nitrate- and nitrous-oxide-loving, referring to the use of nitrate and nitrous oxide as a sole electron acceptor

Gender: masculine

Type species: Nitrosophilus alvini Shiotani et al. 2021

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Shiotani T, Mino S, Sato W, Nishikawa S, Yonezawa M, Sievert SM, Sawabe T. Nitrosophilus alvini gen. nov., sp. nov., a hydrogen-oxidizing chemolithoautotroph isolated from a deep-sea hydrothermal vent in the East Pacific Rise, inferred by a genome-based taxonomy of the phylum "Campylobacterota". PLoS One 2020; 15:e0241366.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Validation list no. 199. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2021; 71:4773.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

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: 2
Total number of child taxa: 2

Parent taxon: Nitratiruptoraceae Waite et al. 2020

Assigned by: Shiotani T, Mino S, Sato W, Nishikawa S, Yonezawa M, Sievert SM, Sawabe T. Nitrosophilus alvini gen. nov., sp. nov., a hydrogen-oxidizing chemolithoautotroph isolated from a deep-sea hydrothermal vent in the East Pacific Rise, inferred by a genome-based taxonomy of the phylum "Campylobacterota". PLoS One 2020; 15:e0241366.

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Record number: 19583