Name: Thermovirga Dahle and Birkeland 2006

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Ther.mo.vir’ga. Gr. fem. n. thermê, heat; L. fem. n. virga, rod; N.L. fem. n. Thermovirga, the hot rod

Gender: feminine

Type species: Thermovirga lienii Dahle and Birkeland 2006

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Dahle H, Birkeland NK. Thermovirga lienii gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel moderately thermophilic, anaerobic, amino-acid-degrading bacterium isolated from a North Sea oil well. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2006; 56:1539-1545.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 56, part 7 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2006; 56:2251-2252.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 1
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: Synergistaceae Jumas-Bilak et al. 2009

Assigned by: Jumas-Bilak E, Roudiere L, Marchandin H. Description of 'Synergistetes' phyl. nov. and emended description of the phylum 'Deferribacteres' and of the family Syntrophomonadaceae, phylum 'Firmicutes'. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2009; 59:1028-1035.

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Record number: 516809