Name: Thiohalomonas Sorokin et al. 2007

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. neut. n. theion, sulfur (Latin transliteration thium); Gr. masc. n. hals (gen. halos), salt; L. fem. n. monas, a unit, monad; N.L. fem. n. Thiohalomonas, salt (-tolerant), sulfur-utilizing monad

Gender: feminine

Type species: Thiohalomonas denitrificans Sorokin et al. 2007

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Sorokin DY, Tourova TP, Braker G, Muyzer G. Thiohalomonas denitrificans gen. nov., sp. nov. and Thiohalomonas nitratireducens sp. nov., novel obligately chemolithoautotrophic, moderately halophilic, thiodenitrifying Gammaproteobacteria from hypersaline habitats. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2007; 57:1582-1589.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 57, part 7 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2007; 57:2189-2190.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 2
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2
Total number of child taxa: 2

Parent taxon: Ectothiorhodospiraceae Imhoff 1984

Assigned by: Mori K, Suzuki K, Yamaguchi K, Urabe T, Hanada S. Thiogranum longum gen. nov., sp. nov., an obligately chemolithoautotrophic, sulfur-oxidizing bacterium of the family Ectothiorhodospiraceae isolated from a deep-sea hydrothermal field, and an emended description of the genus Thiohalomonas. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2015; 65:235-241.

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