Genus Thermoflexus

Name: Thermoflexus Dodsworth et al. 2014

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. fem. n. therme, heat; L. masc. n. flexus, curved; from L. v. flecto, to bend, to curve; N.L. masc. n. Thermoflexus, the hot, curved one

Type species: Thermoflexus hugenholtzii Dodsworth et al. 2014

Valid publication: Dodsworth JA, Gevorkian J, Despujos F, Cole JK, Murugapiran SK, Ming H, Li WJ, Zhang G, Dohnalkova A, Hedlund BP. Thermoflexus hugenholtzii gen. nov., sp. nov., a thermophilic, microaerophilic, filamentous bacterium representing a novel class in the Chloroflexi, Thermoflexia classis nov., and description of Thermoflexaceae fam. nov. and Thermoflexales ord. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:2119-2127.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 64, part 6 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:2930-2931.

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: Thermoflexaceae Dodsworth et al. 2014

Assigned by: Dodsworth JA, Gevorkian J, Despujos F, Cole JK, Murugapiran SK, Ming H, Li WJ, Zhang G, Dohnalkova A, Hedlund BP. Thermoflexus hugenholtzii gen. nov., sp. nov., a thermophilic, microaerophilic, filamentous bacterium representing a novel class in the Chloroflexi, Thermoflexia classis nov., and description of Thermoflexaceae fam. nov. and Thermoflexales ord. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:2119-2127.

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