Name: Thermodiscus Stetter 2003

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. masc. adj. thermos, hot; L. masc. n. discus, disc; N.L. masc. n. Thermodiscus, the hot disc

Type species: Thermodiscus maritimus Stetter 2003

Effective publication: Stetter KO. Genus VII. Thermodiscus gen. 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. 189-190.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 89. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2003; 53:1-2.

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: Desulfurococcaceae Zillig and Stetter 1983

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