Name: Thermovorax Mäkinen et al. 2012

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology:’rax. Gr. masc. adj. thermos, hot; L. adj. vorax, devourer; N.L. masc. n. Thermovorax, eating at elevated temperature

Gender: masculine (stem: Thermovorac-)

Type species: Thermovorax subterraneus Mäkinen et al. 2012

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Makinen AE, Kaksonen AH, Puhakka JA. Thermovorax subterraneus, gen. nov., sp. nov., a thermophilic hydrogen-producing bacterium isolated from geothermally active underground mine. Extremophiles 2009; 13:505-510.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Validation list no. 145. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2012; 62:1017-1019.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name


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: Thermosediminibacteraceae Zhang et al. 2019

Assigned by: Zhang X, Tu B, Lv XM, Lawson PA, Yang M, Dai LR, Zhang H, Tang YQ, Deng Y, Cheng L. Description of Biomaibacter acetigenes gen. nov., sp. nov., and proposal of Thermosediminibacterales ord. nov. containing two novel families of Tepidanaerobacteraceae fam. nov. and Thermosediminibacteraceae fam. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2019; 69:3891-3902.

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