Name:Streptomycesthermonitrificans Desai and Dhala 1967 (Approved Lists 1980)
Proposed as: sp. nov.
Etymology:Gr. fem. n. [θέρμη]thermê, heat; N.L. pres. part.nitrificans, nitrifying; N.L. part. adj.thermonitrificans, heat, nitrifying, referring to thermophily and vigorous nitrate reduction of the organism
heterotypic synonym, validly published under the ICNP
According to Kim et al. (1999), this species is a later heterotypic synonym of Streptomycesthermovulgaris Henssen 1957 (Approved Lists 1980).Publication:
Kim B, Sahin N, Minnikin DE, Zakrzewska-Czerwinska J, Mordarski M, Goodfellow M. Classification of thermophilic streptomycetes, including the description of Streptomyces thermoalcalitolerans sp. nov. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1999; 49:7-17.
Streptomycesthermonitrificans is the correct name if this species is regarded as a separate species within a separate genus Streptomyces.