Genus Thermoleophilum

Name: Thermoleophilum Zarilla and Perry 1986

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. fem. n. [θέρμη] thermê, heat; L. neut. n. oleum, oil; N.L. neut. adj. suff. -philum, friend, loving; from Gr. neut. adj. [φίλον] philon, friend; N.L. neut. n. Thermoleophilum, heat- and oil-loving microbe

Gender: neuter

Type species: Thermoleophilum album Zarilla and Perry 1986

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Zarilla KA, Perry JJ. Thermoleophilum album gen. nov. and sp. nov., a bacterium obligate for thermophily and n-alkane substrates. Arch. Microbiol. 1984; 137:286-290.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 20. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1986; 36:354-356.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 2
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2
Total number of child taxa: 2

Parent taxon: Thermoleophilaceae Stackebrandt 2005

Assigned by: Stackebrandt E. Will we ever understand? The undescribable diversity of the prokaryotes. Acta Microbiol Immunol Hung 2004; 51:449-462.

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Record number: 516795