Name:Desulfotomaculumthermoacetoxidans Min and Zinder 1995
Proposed as: sp. nov.
ther.mo.a.cet.o’xi.dans. Gr. masc. adj.thermos, hot; L. neut. n.acetum, vinegar; N.L. neut. n.acidum aceticum, acetic acid; N.L. v.oxido, to oxidize (sic); from Gr. masc. adj.oxys, sour, acid; N.L. part. adj.thermoacetoxidans, oxidizing acetate under hot conditions
homotypic synonym, validly published under the ICNP
Desulfotomaculumthermoacetoxidans is the correct name if this species is regarded as a separate species (i.e., if its nomenclatural type is not assigned to another species whose name is validly published, legitimate and not rejected and has priority) within a separate genus Desulfotomaculum.