Name: Thiobacillus concretivorus Parker 1945 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: con.cre.ti.vo’rus. L. neut. adj. concretum, firm or solid matter; from L. masc. adj. concretus, thick, hard; L. v. voro, to eat, devour; N.L. masc. adj. concretivorus, concrete-devouring, concrete-destroying

Gender: masculine

Type strain: ATCC 19703; NCIB 8345; NCIMB 8345

Effective publication: Parker CD. The corrosion of concrete. I. The isolation of a species of bacterium associated with the corrosion of concrete exposed to atmosphere containing hydrogen sulphide. Australian Journal of Experimental Biology and Medical Science 1945; 23:81-90.

IJSEM list: Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Acidithiobacillus thiooxidans (Waksman and Joffe 1922) Kelly and Wood 2000

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Thiobacillus Beijerinck 1904 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Parker CD. The corrosion of concrete. I. The isolation of a species of bacterium associated with the corrosion of concrete exposed to atmosphere containing hydrogen sulphide. Australian Journal of Experimental Biology and Medical Science 1945; 23:81-90.

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Record number: 785077
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