Name: Thiobacillus thiooxidans Waksman and Joffe 1922 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: thi.o.o’xi.dans. Gr. neut. n. theîon, sulfur (Latin transliteration thium); N.L. pres. part. oxidans, oxidizing; N.L. part. adj. thiooxidans, oxidizing sulfur

Gender: masculine

Type strain: ATCC 19377; CIP 104597; DSM 14887; JCM 3867; NCIB 8343; NCIMB 8343

16S rRNA gene: Y11596 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Waksman SA, Joffe JS. Microorganisms Concerned in the Oxidation of Sulfur in the Soil: II. Thiobacillus Thiooxidans, a New Sulfur-oxidizing Organism Isolated from the Soil. J Bacteriol 1922; 7:239-256.

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: Waksman SA, Joffe JS. Microorganisms Concerned in the Oxidation of Sulfur in the Soil: II. Thiobacillus Thiooxidans, a New Sulfur-oxidizing Organism Isolated from the Soil. J Bacteriol 1922; 7:239-256.

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Record number: 782721
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