Name: Acidithiobacillus thiooxidans (Waksman and Joffe 1922) Kelly and Wood 2000

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: Thiobacillus thiooxidans Waksman and Joffe 1922 (Approved Lists 1980)

Etymology: thio.ox’i.dans Gr. n. thios, sulfur; N.L. v. oxido, make acid, oxidize; N.L. part. adj. thiooxidans, sulfur-oxidizing

Gender: masculine

Type strains: ATCC 19377; CIP 104597; DSM 14887; JCM 3867; NCIMB 8343

16S rRNA gene: M79398 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Kelly DP, Wood AP. Reclassification of some species of Thiobacillus to the newly designated genera Acidithiobacillus gen. nov., Halothiobacillus gen. nov. and Thermithiobacillus gen. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2000; 50:511-516.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 50, part 2 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2000; 50:951-953.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Acidithiobacillus Kelly and Wood 2000

Assigned by: Kelly DP, Wood AP. Reclassification of some species of Thiobacillus to the newly designated genera Acidithiobacillus gen. nov., Halothiobacillus gen. nov. and Thermithiobacillus gen. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2000; 50:511-516.

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