Name: Rhodothermus Alfredsson et al. 1995

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. neut. n. rhodon, the rose; Gr. masc. adj. thermos, hot; N.L. masc. n. Rhodothermus, the red thermophile

Gender: masculine

Type species: Rhodothermus marinus Alfredsson et al. 1995

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Alfredsson GA, Kristjansson JK, Hjorleifsdottir S, Stetter KO. Rhodothermus marinus gen. nov., a thermophilic, halophilic bacterium from submarine hot springs in Iceland. J. Gen. Microbiol. 1988; 134:299-306.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 53. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1995; 45:418-419.

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: 3
Total number of child taxa: 3

Parent taxon: Rhodothermaceae Ludwig et al. 2012

Assigned by: Ludwig W, Euzéby J, Whitman WB. Family I. Rhodothermaceae fam. nov. In: Krieg NR, Staley JT, Brown DR, Hedlund BP, Paster BJ, Ward NL, Ludwig W, Whitman WB (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 4, Springer, New York, 2010, p. 457.

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