Name: Acidiphilium acidophilum (Harrison 1983) Hiraishi et al. 1998

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: Thiobacillus acidophilus (ex Guay and Silver 1975) Harrison 1983

Etymology: L. neut. n. acidum, an acid; from L. masc. adj. acidus, sour; N.L. neut. adj. philum, friend, loving; from Gr. neut. adj. philon, friend; N.L. neut. adj. acidophilum, acid loving

Gender: neuter

Type strains: ATCC 27807; DSM 700

16S rRNA gene: M79399 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Hiraishi A, Nagashima KV, Matsuura K, Shimada K, Takaichi S, Wakao N, Katayama Y. Phylogeny and photosynthetic features of Thiobacillus acidophilus and related acidophilic bacteria: its transfer to the genus Acidiphilium as Acidiphilium acidophilum comb. nov. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1998; 48:1389-1398.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 48, part 4 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1999; 49:5-6.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Acidiphilium Harrison 1981

Assigned by: Hiraishi A, Nagashima KV, Matsuura K, Shimada K, Takaichi S, Wakao N, Katayama Y. Phylogeny and photosynthetic features of Thiobacillus acidophilus and related acidophilic bacteria: its transfer to the genus Acidiphilium as Acidiphilium acidophilum comb. nov. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1998; 48:1389-1398.

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