Genus Picrophilus

Name: Picrophilus Schleper et al. 1996

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. adj. pikros, pointed, sharp, acid; N.L. masc. adj. philus, friend, loving; from Gr. masc. adj. philos; N.L. masc. n. Picrophilus, acid-loving organism

Type species: Picrophilus oshimae Schleper et al. 1996

Valid publication: Schleper C, Pühler G, Klenk HP, Zillig W. Picrophilus oshimae and Picrophilus torridus fam. nov., gen. nov., sp. nov., two species of hyperacidophilic, thermophilic, heterotrophic, aerobic archaea. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1996; 46:814-816.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

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: Picrophilaceae Schleper et al. 1996

Assigned by: Schleper C, Pühler G, Klenk HP, Zillig W. Picrophilus oshimae and Picrophilus torridus fam. nov., gen. nov., sp. nov., two species of hyperacidophilic, thermophilic, heterotrophic, aerobic archaea. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1996; 46:814-816.

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