Name: Thermosipho Huber et al. 1989

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. fem. n. thermĂȘ, heat; L. masc. n. sipho, little pipe to suck drinks through, a tube; N.L. masc. n. Thermosipho, the hot tube, due to the sheath surrounding the bacteria

Gender: masculine

Type species: Thermosipho africanus Huber et al. 1989

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Huber R, Woese CR, Langworthy TA, Fricke H, Stetter KO. Thermosipho africanus gen. nov., represents a new genus of thermophilic eubacteria within the “thermotogales.”. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 1989; 12:32-37.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 31. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1989; 39:495-497.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 8
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 8
Total number of child taxa: 8

Parent taxon: Fervidobacteriaceae Bhandari and Gupta 2014

Assigned by: Bhandari V, Gupta RS. Molecular signatures for the phylum (class) Thermotogae and a proposal for its division into three orders (Thermotogales, Kosmotogales ord. nov. and Petrotogales ord. nov.) containing four families (Thermotogaceae, Fervidobacteriaceae fam. nov., Kosmotogaceae fam. nov. and Petrotogaceae fam. nov.) and a new genus Pseudothermotoga gen. nov. with five new combinations. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 2014; 105:143-168.

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