Genus Thioalkalibacter

Name: Thioalkalibacter Banciu et al. 2009

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology:’ter Gr. neut. n. [θεῖον] theîon, sulfur; N.L. neut. n. alkali, soda ash; N.L. masc. n. bacter, a rod; N.L. masc. n. Thioalkalibacter, rod-shaped bacterium that love alkaline conditions and utilizes sulfur compounds

Gender: masculine

Type species: Thioalkalibacter halophilus Banciu et al. 2009

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Banciu HL, Sorokin DY, Tourova TP, Galinski EA, Muntyan MS, Kuenen JG, Muyzer G. Influence of salts and pH on growth and activity of a novel facultatively alkaliphilic, extremely salt-tolerant, obligately chemolithoautotrophic sufur-oxidizing Gammaproteobacterium Thioalkalibacter halophilus gen. nov., sp. nov. from South-Western Siberian soda lakes. Extremophiles 2008; 12:391-404.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Validation list no. 127. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2009; 59:923-925.

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: Thioalkalibacteraceae Boden 2017

Assigned by: Boden R. Reclassification of Halothiobacillus hydrothermalis and Halothiobacillus halophilus to Guyparkeria gen. nov. in the Thioalkalibacteraceae fam. nov., with emended descriptions of the genus Halothiobacillus and family Halothiobacillaceae. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:3919-3928.

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