Genus "Piezobacter"

Name: "Piezobacter" Takai et al. 2009

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Pie.zo.bac.ter Gr. v. piezo, to press; N.L. masc. n. bacter, rod; N.L. masc. n. Piezobacter, piezophilic rod

Type species: "Piezobacter thermophilus" Takai et al. 2009

Original publication: Takai K, Miyazaki M, Hirayama H, Nakagawa S, Querellou J, Godfroy A. Isolation and physiological characterization of two novel, piezophilic, thermophilic chemolithoautotrophs from a deep-sea hydrothermal vent chimney. Environ Microbiol 2009; 11:1983-1997.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 0
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: Rhodobacteraceae Garrity et al. 2006

Assigned by: Takai K, Miyazaki M, Hirayama H, Nakagawa S, Querellou J, Godfroy A. Isolation and physiological characterization of two novel, piezophilic, thermophilic chemolithoautotrophs from a deep-sea hydrothermal vent chimney. Environ Microbiol 2009; 11:1983-1997.

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