Name: Thermoanaerobacter Wiegel and Ljungdahl 1982

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. masc. adj. thermos, hot; Gr. pref. an-, not; Gr. masc. n. aer (gen. aeros), air; N.L. masc. n. bacter, rod; N.L. masc. n. Thermoanaerobacter, rod which grows in the absence of air at elevated temperatures

Gender: masculine

Type species: Thermoanaerobacter ethanolicus Wiegel and Ljungdahl 1982

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Wiegel J, Ljungdahl LG. Thermoanaerobacter ethanolicus gen. nov., spec. nov., a new, extreme thermophilic, anaerobic bacterium. Arch. Microbiol. 1981; 128:343-348.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 9. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1982; 32:384-385.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 15
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 19
Total number of child taxa: 20

Parent taxon: Thermoanaerobacteraceae Wiegel 2010

Assigned by: Wiegel J. Family I. Thermoanaerobacteraceae fam. nov. In: De Vos P, Garrity GM, Jones D, Krieg NR, Ludwig W, Rainey FA, K.-H. S, Whitman WB (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 3 (The Firmicutes), Springer, New York, 2009, p. 1225.

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