Name: Acidithiobacillus sulfuriphilus Falagán et al. 2019

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: sul.fu.ri’phi.lus L. neut. n. sulfur, sulfur; N.L. masc. adj. philus, friend, loving; from Gr. masc. adj. philos, on; N.L. masc. adj. sulfuriphilus, sulfur-loving, referring to its ability to grow only using reduced forms of sulfur

Gender: masculine

Type strains: CJ-2; DSM 105150; KCTC 4683

16S rRNA gene: MK193868 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Falagan C, Moya-Beltran A, Castro M, Quatrini R, Johnson DB. Acidithiobacillus sulfuriphilus sp. nov.: an extremely acidophilic sulfur-oxidizing chemolithotroph isolated from a neutral pH environment. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2019; 69:2907-2913.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 69, part 9 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2019; 69:3663-3665.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Parent taxon: Acidithiobacillus Kelly and Wood 2000

Assigned by: Falagan C, Moya-Beltran A, Castro M, Quatrini R, Johnson DB. Acidithiobacillus sulfuriphilus sp. nov.: an extremely acidophilic sulfur-oxidizing chemolithotroph isolated from a neutral pH environment. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2019; 69:2907-2913.

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