Name: Thermothrix Caldwell et al. 1981

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. masc. adj. thermos, hot; Gr. fem. n. thrix, hair; N.L. fem. n. Thermothrix, hot hair

Type species: Thermothrix thiopara Caldwell et al. 1981

Effective publication: Caldwell DE, Caldwell SJ, Laycock JP. Thermothrix thioparus gen. et sp. nov. a facultatively anaerobic facultative chemolithotroph living at neutral pH and high temperature. Can J Microbiol 1976; 22:1509-1517.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 6. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1981; 31:215-218.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

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: Burkholderiaceae Garrity et al. 2006

Assigned by: Garrity GM, Bell JA, Lilburn T. Family I. Burkholderiaceae fam. nov. In: Brenner DJ, Krieg NR, Staley JT, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 2 (The Proteobacteria), part C (The Alpha-, Beta-, Delta-, and Epsilonproteobacteria), Springer, New York, 2005, p. 575.

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