Name: Thiosocius Altamia et al. 2019

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Thi.o.so’ci.us Gr. n. theion, sulfur; L. masc. n. socius, partner; N.L. masc. n. Thiosocius, a sulfur partner

Type species: Thiosocius teredinicola Altamia et al. 2019

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Altamia MA, Shipway JR, Concepcion GP, Haygood MG, Distel DL. Thiosocius teredinicola gen. nov., sp. nov., a sulfur-oxidizing chemolithoautotrophic endosymbiont cultivated from the gills of the giant shipworm, Kuphus polythalamius. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2019; 69:638-644.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

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: 1

Parent taxon: [Gammaproteobacteria, not assigned to family]

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