Name: Thiobacillus Beijerinck 1904 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Thi.o.ba.cil’lus Gr. n. theion, sulfur; N.L. masc. n. bacillus, a small rod; N.L. masc. n. Thiobacillus, sulfur rodlet

Type species: Thiobacillus thioparus Beijerinck 1904 (Approved Lists 1980)

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Beijerinck MW. Phénomènes de réduction produits par les microbes. Archives Néerlandaises des Sciences Exactes et Naturelles (Section 2) 1904; 9:131-157.

IJSEM list: Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 3
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 22
Total number of child taxa: 25

Parent taxon: Thiobacillaceae Boden et al. 2017

Assigned by: Boden R, Hutt LP, Rae AW. Reclassification of Thiobacillus aquaesulis (Wood & Kelly, 1995) as Annwoodia aquaesulis gen. nov., comb. nov., transfer of Thiobacillus (Beijerinck, 1904) from the Hydrogenophilales to the Nitrosomonadales, proposal of Hydrogenophilalia class. nov. within the 'Proteobacteria', and four new families within the orders Nitrosomonadales and Rhodocyclales. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:1191-1205.

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