Name: Thiohalophilus Sorokin et al. 2007

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. neut. n. [θεῖον] theîon, sulfur (Latin transliteration thium); Gr. masc. n. [ἅλς ἁλός] hals (gen. halos), salt; N.L. adj. philus -a -um, friend, loving; from Gr. adj. [φίλος -η -ον] philos -ê -on, loving; N.L. masc. n. Thiohalophilus, sulfur and salt loving

Gender: masculine

Type species: Thiohalophilus thiocyanatoxydans corrig. Sorokin et al. 2007

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Sorokin DY, Tourova TP, Bezsoudnova EY, Pol A, Muyzer G. Denitrification in a binary culture and thiocyanate metabolism in Thiohalophilus thiocyanoxidans gen. nov. sp. nov. - a moderately halophilic chemolithoautotrophic sulfur-oxidizing Gammaproteobacterium from hypersaline lakes. Arch Microbiol 2007; 187:441-450.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Validation list no. 117. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2007; 57:1933-1934.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

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: 2

Parent taxon: Thioalkalispiraceae Mori et al. 2011

Assigned by: Mori K, Suzuki K, Urabe T, Sugihara M, Tanaka K, Hamada M, Hanada S. Thioprofundum hispidum sp. nov., an obligately chemolithoautotrophic sulfur-oxidizing gammaproteobacterium isolated from the hydrothermal field on Suiyo Seamount, and proposal of Thioalkalispiraceae fam. nov. in the order Chromatiales. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2011; 61:2412-2418.

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