Name: Vulcanithermus Miroshnichenko et al. 2003

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Vul.ca.ni.ther’mus L. masc. n. Vulcanus, the Roman god of fire; Gr. masc. adj. thermos, hot; N.L. masc. n. Vulcanithermus, heat-loving organism, living in the vicinity of volcanic areas

Type species: Vulcanithermus mediatlanticus Miroshnichenko et al. 2003

Valid publication: Miroshnichenko ML, L'Haridon S, Nercessian O, Antipov AN, Kostrikina NA, Tindall BJ, Schumann P, Spring S, Stackebrandt E, Bonch-Osmolovskaya EA, et al. Vulcanithermus mediatlanticus gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel member of the family Thermaceae from a deep-sea hot vent. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2003; 53:1143-1148.

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: Thermaceae da Costa and Rainey 2002

Assigned by: Miroshnichenko ML, L'Haridon S, Nercessian O, Antipov AN, Kostrikina NA, Tindall BJ, Schumann P, Spring S, Stackebrandt E, Bonch-Osmolovskaya EA, et al. Vulcanithermus mediatlanticus gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel member of the family Thermaceae from a deep-sea hot vent. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2003; 53:1143-1148.

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