Genus Thiofilum

Name: Thiofilum Boden and Scott 2018

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: fi’lum Thi.o.fi’lum Gr. neut. n. theion, sulfur, brimstone, L. transliteration thium, sulfur; L. neut. n. filum, filament, thread; N.L. neut. n. Thiofilum, sulfur filament

Gender: neuter

Type species: Thiofilum flexile (Aruga et al. 2002) Boden and Scott 2018

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Boden R, Scott KM. Evaluation of the genus Thiothrix Winogradsky 1888 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Aruga et al. 2002: reclassification of Thiothrix disciformis to Thiolinea disciformis gen. nov., comb. nov., and of Thiothrix flexilis to Thiofilum flexile gen. nov., comb nov., with emended description of Thiothrix. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2018; 68:2226-2239.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 68, part 7 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2018; 68:3077-3079.

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: Thiofilaceae Boden and Scott 2018

Assigned by: Boden R, Scott KM. Evaluation of the genus Thiothrix Winogradsky 1888 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Aruga et al. 2002: reclassification of Thiothrix disciformis to Thiolinea disciformis gen. nov., comb. nov., and of Thiothrix flexilis to Thiofilum flexile gen. nov., comb nov., with emended description of Thiothrix. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2018; 68:2226-2239.

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