Name: "Thioflavicoccus" Imhoff and Pfennig 2001

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology:’cus. Gr. neut. n. theîon, sulfur; L. masc. adj. flavus, golden-yellow, beige; N.L. masc. n. coccus, sphere; N.L. masc. n. Thioflavicoccus, beige-yellow coccus with sulfur

Gender: masculine (stem: Thioflavicocc-)

Type species: "Thioflavicoccus mobilis" Imhoff and Pfennig 2001

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Imhoff JF, Pfennig N. Thioflavicoccus mobilis gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel purple sulfur bacterium with bacteriochlorophyll b. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2001; 51:105-110.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 51, part 1 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2001; 51:269.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 0
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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Record number: 517369
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