Name: Thiocystis Winogradsky 1888 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Thi.o.cys’tis Gr. n. thios, sulfur; Gr. fem. n. cystis, the bladder, a bag; N.L. fem. n. Thiocystis, sulfur bag

Type species: Thiocystis violacea Winogradsky 1888 (Approved Lists 1980)

Effective publication: Winogradsky S. Beiträge zur Morphologie und Physiologie der Bacterien. Heft I. Zur Morphologie und Physiologie der Schwefelbacterien. Arthur Felix, Leipzig, 1888.

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: 6
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 6
Total number of child taxa: 6

Parent taxon: Chromatiaceae Bavendamm 1924 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Imhoff JF, Suling J, Petri R. Phylogenetic relationships among the Chromatiaceae, their taxonomic reclassification and description of the new genera Allochromatium, Halochromatium, Isochromatium, Marichromatium, Thiococcus, Thiohalocapsa and Thermochromatium. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1998; 48:1129-1143.

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