Name: Thioalkalicoccus corrig. Bryantseva et al. 2000

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Thi.o.al.ka.li.coc’cus Gr. n. thios, sulfur; Arabic n. al kali, potash, soda; M.L. masc. n. coccus, sphere; N.L. masc. n. Thioalkalicoccus, sulfur sphere from soda

Gender: masculine

Type species: Thioalkalicoccus limnaeus corrig. Bryantseva et al. 2000

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Bryantseva IA, Gorlenko VM, Kompantseva EI, Imhoff JF. Thioalkalicoccus limnaeus gen. nov., sp. nov., a new alkaliphilic purple sulfur bacterium with bacteriochlorophyll b. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2000; 50:2157-2163.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 50, part 6 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2001; 51:267-268.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

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: Chromatiaceae Bavendamm 1924 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Garrity GM, Bell JA, Lilburn T. Class III. Gammaproteobacteria class. nov. In: Brenner DJ, Krieg NR, Staley JT, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 2 (The Proteobacteria), part B (The Gammaproteobacteria), Springer, New York, 2005, p. 1.

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