Name: Thermobacteroides Ben-Bassat and Zeikus 1983

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. masc. adj. thermos, hot; N.L. masc. n. bacter, a rod; Gr. adj. suff. -oides, ressembling, similar; from Gr. suff. -eides, resembling, similar; from Gr. neut. n. eidos, that which is seen, form, shape, figure; N.L. masc. n. Thermobacteroides, thermophilic, rod-shaped bacterium

Gender: masculine

Type species: Thermobacteroides acetoethylicus Ben-Bassat and Zeikus 1983

Effective publication: Ben-Bassat A, Zeikus JG. Thermobacteroides acetoethylicus gen. nov. and spec. nov., a new chemoorganotrophic, anaerobic, thermophilic bacterium. Arch. Microbiol. 1981; 128:365-370.

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: 3
Total number of child taxa: 3

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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