Name: Acidithiobacillus ferriphilus Falagán and Johnson 2016

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: L. neut. n. ferrum, iron; N.L. adj. philus -a -um, friend, loving; from Gr. adj. philos -ê -on, loving; N.L. masc. adj. ferriphilus, iron-loving, referring to its ability to grow in the presence of elevated concentrations of ferrous iron

Gender: masculine

Type strain: DSM 100412; JCM 30830; M20

16S rRNA gene: KR905751 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Falagan C, Johnson DB. Acidithiobacillus ferriphilus sp. nov., a facultatively anaerobic iron- and sulfur-metabolizing extreme acidophile. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:206-211.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 66, part 1 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:1607-1611.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Acidithiobacillus Kelly and Wood 2000

Assigned by: Falagan C, Johnson DB. Acidithiobacillus ferriphilus sp. nov., a facultatively anaerobic iron- and sulfur-metabolizing extreme acidophile. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:206-211.

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