Name: Thiophaeococcus Anil Kumar et al. 2008

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Thi.o.phae’o.coc’cus Gr. n. thion, sulfur; Gr. adj. phaeos, dark brown; M.L. masc. n. coccus, coccus; from Gr. masc. n. kokkos, a grain, berry; N.L. masc. n. Thiophaeococcus, brown sulfur(-reducing) coccus

Gender: masculine

Type species: Thiophaeococcus mangrovi Anil Kumar et al. 2008

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Anil Kumar P, Srinivas TN, Sasikala Ch, Ramana ChV, Imhoff JF. Thiophaeococcus mangrovi gen. nov., sp. nov., a photosynthetic, marine gammaproteobacterium isolated from the Bhitarkanika mangrove forest of India. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2008; 58:2660-2664.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 58, part 11 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2009; 59:205-206.

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: Chromatiaceae Bavendamm 1924 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Anil Kumar P, Srinivas TN, Sasikala Ch, Ramana ChV, Imhoff JF. Thiophaeococcus mangrovi gen. nov., sp. nov., a photosynthetic, marine gammaproteobacterium isolated from the Bhitarkanika mangrove forest of India. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2008; 58:2660-2664.

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