Name: Thermodesulfobacterium Zeikus et al. 1995

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. fem. n. [θέρμη] thermê, heat; L. prep. de, from; L. neut. n. sulfur, sulfur; N.L. neut. n. bacterium, a small rod; N.L. neut. n. Thermodesulfobacterium, a thermophilic rod reducing sulfate

Gender: neuter

Type species: Thermodesulfobacterium commune Zeikus et al. 1995

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Zeikus JG, Dawson MA, Thompson TE, Ingvorsen K, Hatchikian EC. Microbial ecology of volcanic sulphidogenesis: isolation and characterization of Thermodesulfobacterium commune gen. nov. and sp. nov. J. Gen. Microbiol. 1983; 129:1159-1169.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 52. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1995; 45:197-198.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 4
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 5
Total number of child taxa: 6

Parent taxon: Thermodesulfobacteriaceae Hatchikian et al. 2002

Assigned by: Hatchikian EC, Ollivier B, Garcia J-L. Family I. Thermodesulfobacteriaceae fam. nov. In: Boone DR, Castenholz RW, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 1 (The Archaea and the Deeply Branching and Phototrophic Bacteria), Springer, New York, 2001, p. 390-394.

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