Name: Thermovibrio Huber et al. 2002

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Therm.o.vib’ri.o Gr. fem. n. therme, heat; L. v. vibrare, to vibrate; N.L. masc. n. vibrio, that which vibrates; N.L. masc. n. Thermovibrio, a thermophilic curved rod

Type species: Thermovibrio ruber Huber et al. 2002

Valid publication: Huber H, Diller S, Horn C, Rachel R. Thermovibrio ruber gen. nov., sp. nov., an extremely thermophilic, chemolithoautotrophic, nitrate-reducing bacterium that forms a deep branch within the phylum Aquificae. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2002; 52:1859-1865.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 3
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 3
Total number of child taxa: 3

Parent taxon: Desulfurobacteriaceae L'Haridon et al. 2006

Assigned by: Gupta RS, Lali R. Molecular signatures for the phylum Aquificae and its different clades: proposal for division of the phylum Aquificae into the emended order Aquificales, containing the families Aquificaceae and Hydrogenothermaceae, and a new order Desulfurobacteriales ord. nov., containing the family Desulfurobacteriaceae. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 2013; 104:349-368.

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