Name: "Thiopontia" Van Vliet et al. 2020

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Thi.o.pon’tia. Gr. neut. n. [θεῖον] theîon, sulfur; Gr. fem. adj. [πόντια] pontia, from the sea; N.L. fem. n. Thiopontia, sulfur oxidizer from the sea

Gender: feminine

Type species: "Thiopontia autotrophica" Van Vliet et al. 2020

Original publication: van Vliet DM, von Meijenfeldt FB, Dutilh BE, Villanueva L, Sinninghe Damsté JS, Stams AJ, Sánchez-Andrea I. The bacterial sulfur cycle in expanding dysoxic and euxinic marine waters. Environ Microbiol 2020; 00:1-24.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

Subdivision:

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: [Gammaproteobacteria, not assigned to family]

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Record number: 15334