Name: Meiothermus timidus Pires et al. 2005

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: L. masc. adj. timidus, timid, because only one strain was recovered from the hot spring at São Pedro do Sul after the isolation of so many organisms, over several years, from this site

Type strains: CIP 108604; DSM 17022; LMG 22897; NBRC 103207; SPS-243

16S rRNA gene: AJ871168 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Pires AL, Albuquerque L, Tiago I, Nobre MF, Empadinhas N, Verissimo A, da Costa MS. Meiothermus timidus sp. nov., a new slightly thermophilic yellow-pigmented species. FEMS Microbiol Lett 2005; 245:39-45.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Validation list no. 104. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2005; 55:1395-1397.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Calidithermus timidus (Pires et al. 2005) Raposo et al. 2019

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Meiothermus Nobre et al. 1996

Assigned by: Pires AL, Albuquerque L, Tiago I, Nobre MF, Empadinhas N, Verissimo A, da Costa MS. Meiothermus timidus sp. nov., a new slightly thermophilic yellow-pigmented species. FEMS Microbiol Lett 2005; 245:39-45.

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