Name: Thermoanaerobium Zeikus et al. 1983

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

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

Gender: neuter

Type species: Thermoanaerobium brockii Zeikus et al. 1983

Effective publication: Zeikus JG, Hegge PW, Anderson MA. Thermoanaerobium brockii gen. nov. and sp. nov., a new chemoorganotrophic, caldoactive, anaerobic bacterium. Arch. Microbiol. 1979; 122:41-48.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 11. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1983; 33:672-674.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Thermoanaerobacter Wiegel and Ljungdahl 1982

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2
Total number of child taxa: 2

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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