Name: Thiobacillus acidophilus (ex Guay and Silver 1975) Harrison 1983

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov., nom. rev.

Etymology: a.ci.do’phi.lus. L. neut. adj. acidum, an acid; from L. masc. adj. acidus, sour; N.L. masc. adj. suff. -philus, friend, loving; from Gr. masc. adj. philos, on; N.L. masc. adj. acidophilus, acid loving

Gender: masculine

Type strain: ATCC 27807; DSM 700

16S rRNA gene: M79399 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Harrison Jr. AP. Genomic and physiological comparisons between heterotrophic thiobacilli and Acidiphilium cryptum, Thiobacillus versutus sp. nov., and Thiobacillus acidophilus nom. rev. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1983; 33:211-217.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Acidiphilium acidophilum (Harrison 1983) Hiraishi et al. 1998

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Thiobacillus Beijerinck 1904 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Harrison Jr. AP. Genomic and physiological comparisons between heterotrophic thiobacilli and Acidiphilium cryptum, Thiobacillus versutus sp. nov., and Thiobacillus acidophilus nom. rev. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1983; 33:211-217.

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Record number: 782704