Slobodkin A, Reysenbach AL, Strutz N, Dreier M, Wiegel J. Thermoterrabacterium ferrireducens gen. nov., sp. nov., a thermophilic anaerobic dissimilatory Fe(III)-reducing bacterium from a continental hot spring. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1997; 47:541-547.
Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 47, part 2 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1997; 47:917-919.
validly published under the ICNP
heterotypic synonym, validly published under the ICNP
Boone et al. (2001) assigned this genus to the family Peptococcaceae Rogosa 1971 (Approved Lists 1980).Publication:
Garrity GM, Holt JG. The Road Map to the Manual. In: Boone DR, Castenholz RW, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, second edition, vol. 1 (The Archaea and the deeply branching and phototrophic Bacteria), Springer-Verlag, New York, 2001, p. 119-166.
For the type species of this genus another name is in use, which is affiliated with the genus Carboxydothermus Svetlichny et al. 1991.Publication:
Slobodkin AI, Sokolova TG, Lysenko AM, Wiegel J. Reclassification of Thermoterrabacterium ferrireducens as Carboxydothermus ferrireducens comb. nov., and emended description of the genus Carboxydothermus. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2006; 56:2349-2351.
This taxon name is occasionally misprinted in some sources as: "Themnoterrahacterium"; "Themtoterrabacterium"; "Thennoterrabacterium".
The e-mail address of the corresponding author given in the effective publication is not functional any more.
Thermoterrabacterium is the correct name if this genus is regarded as a separate genus (i.e., if its nomenclatural type is not assigned to another genus whose name is validly published, legitimate and not rejected and has priority).
Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0 Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1 Total number of child taxa: 1