Name: Thermodesulfovibrio Henry et al. 1994

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. masc. adj. thermos, warm, hot; L. prep. de, from; L. neut. n. sulfur, sulfur (S); L. v. vibro, to vibrate; N.L. masc. n. Vibrio, that which vibrates, and also the name of a bacterial genus which encompasses curved bacteria; N.L. masc. n. Thermodesulfovibrio, a thermophilic curved bacterium that reduces sulfur

Gender: masculine (stem: Thermodesulfovibrion-)

Type species: Thermodesulfovibrio yellowstonii Henry et al. 1994

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Henry EA, Devereux R, Maki JS, Gilmour CC, Woese CR, Mandelco L, Schauder R, Remsen CC, Mitchell R. Characterization of a new thermophilic sulfate-reducing bacterium Thermodesulfovibrio yellowstonii, gen. nov. and sp. nov.: its phylogenetic relationship to Thermodesulfobacterium commune and their origins deep within the bacterial domain. Arch Microbiol 1994; 161:62-69.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 50. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1994; 44:595.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name


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

Parent taxon: Thermodesulfovibrionaceae Umezawa et al. 2021

Assigned by: Umezawa K, Kojima H, Kato Y, Fukui M. Dissulfurispira thermophila gen. nov., sp. nov., a thermophilic chemolithoautotroph growing by sulfur disproportionation, and proposal of novel taxa in the phylum Nitrospirota to reclassify the genus Thermodesulfovibrio. Syst Appl Microbiol 2021; 44:126184.

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