Genus Thiovirga

Name: Thiovirga Ito et al. 2005

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Thi.o.vir’ga Gr. n. thion, sulfur; L. fem. n. virga, rod; N.L. fem. n. Thiovirga, sulfur rod

Gender: feminine

Type species: Thiovirga sulfuroxydans Ito et al. 2005

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Ito T, Sugita K, Yumoto I, Nodasaka Y, Okabe S. Thiovirga sulfuroxydans gen. nov., sp. nov., a chemolithoautotrophic sulfur-oxidizing bacterium isolated from a microaerobic waste-water biofilm. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2005; 55:1059-1064.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 55, part 3 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2005; 55:1747-1749.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name


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: Halothiobacillaceae Kelly and Wood 2005

Assigned by: Lee K, Lee HK, Choi TH, Kim KM, Cho JC. Granulosicoccaceae fam. nov., to include Granulosicoccus antarcticus gen. nov., sp. nov., a non-phototrophic, obligately aerobic chemoheterotroph in the order Chromatiales, isolated from Antarctic seawater. J Microbiol Biotechnol 2007; 17:1483-1490.

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