Name: Thermobrachium Engle et al. 1996

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. masc. adj. thermos, hot; L. neut. n. brachium, arm, branch; N.L. neut. n. Thermobrachium, referring to the branched cells observed frequently with this thermophilic bacterium

Type species: Thermobrachium celere Engle et al. 1996

Valid publication: Engle M, Li Y, Rainey F, DeBlois S, Mai V, Reichert A, Mayer F, Messner P, Wiegel J. Thermobrachium celere gen. nov., sp. nov., a rapidly growing thermophilic, alkalitolerant, and proteolytic obligate anaerobe. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1996; 46:1025-1033.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 1
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: Clostridiaceae Pribram 1933 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Ludwig W, Schleifer K-H, Whitman WB. Class I. Bacilli class 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. 19-20.

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