Name: Thioalkalimicrobium microaerophilum Sorokin et al. 2007

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: Gr. adj. mikros, small, little; Gr. masc. n. aer, aeros, air; N.L. adj. philus -a -um, friend, loving; from Gr. adj. philos -ê -on; N.L. neut. adj. microaerophilum, loving low-air (oxygen) conditions

Type strains: ASL8-2; DSM 17327; UNIQEM U242

16S rRNA gene accession number: DQ900623

Effective publication: Sorokin DY, Foti M, Pinkart HC, Muyzer G. Sulfur-oxidizing bacteria in Soap Lake (Washington State), a meromictic, haloalkaline lake with an unprecedented high sulfide content. Appl Environ Microbiol 2007; 73:451-455.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Validation list no. 115. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2007; 57:893-897.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Thiomicrospira microaerophila (Sorokin et al. 2007) Boden et al. 2017

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Thioalkalimicrobium corrig. Sorokin et al. 2001

Assigned by: Sorokin DY, Foti M, Pinkart HC, Muyzer G. Sulfur-oxidizing bacteria in Soap Lake (Washington State), a meromictic, haloalkaline lake with an unprecedented high sulfide content. Appl Environ Microbiol 2007; 73:451-455.

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