Name: Thermovorax Mäkinen et al. 2012

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

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

Type species: Thermovorax subterraneus Mäkinen et al. 2012

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

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

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