Genus Thermithiobacillus

Name: Thermithiobacillus Kelly and Wood 2000

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology:’lus. L. gen. fem. n. thermae, warm baths; Gr. neut. n. theîon, sulfur; L. masc. n. bacillus, a small rod; N.L. masc. n. Thermithiobacillus, warmth-loving sulfur rodlet

Gender: masculine (stem: Thermithiobacill-)

Type species: Thermithiobacillus tepidarius (Wood and Kelly 1985) Kelly and Wood 2000

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Kelly DP, Wood AP. Reclassification of some species of Thiobacillus to the newly designated genera Acidithiobacillus gen. nov., Halothiobacillus gen. nov. and Thermithiobacillus gen. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2000; 50:511-516.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 50, part 2 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2000; 50:951-953.

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: Thermithiobacillaceae Garrity et al. 2005

Assigned by: Garrity GM, Bell JA, Lilburn T. Family II. Thermithiobacillaceae fam. nov. In: Brenner DJ, Krieg NR, Staley JT, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 2 (The Proteobacteria), part B (The Gammaproteobacteria), Springer, New York, 2005, p. 62.

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Record number: 516775
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