Name: Acidithiobacillus ferrivorans Hallberg et al. 2010

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: L. neut. n. ferrum, iron; L. pres. part. vorans, devouring; N.L. part. adj. ferrivorans, iron-devouring

Type strains: DSM 22755; JCM 15606; NO-37

16S rRNA gene accession number: AF376020

Effective publication: Hallberg KB, Gonzalez-Toril E, Johnson DB. Acidithiobacillus ferrivorans, sp. nov.; facultatively anaerobic, psychrotolerant iron-, and sulfur-oxidizing acidophiles isolated from metal mine-impacted environments. Extremophiles 2010; 14:9-19.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Validation list no. 132. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2010; 60:469-472.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Acidithiobacillus Kelly and Wood 2000

Assigned by: Hallberg KB, Gonzalez-Toril E, Johnson DB. Acidithiobacillus ferrivorans, sp. nov.; facultatively anaerobic, psychrotolerant iron-, and sulfur-oxidizing acidophiles isolated from metal mine-impacted environments. Extremophiles 2010; 14:9-19.

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