Name: Thiomicrospira pelophila Kuenen and Veldkamp 1972 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: Gr. n. pelos, mud; N.L. fem. adj. phila, friend, loving; from Gr. fem. adj. philĂȘ, loving; N.L. fem. adj. pelophila, mud-loving

Gender: feminine

Type strains: ATCC 27801; DSM 1534

16S rRNA gene: L40809 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Kuenen JG, Veldkamp H. KUENEN (J.G.) and VELDKAMP (H.): Thiomicrospira pelophila, gen. n., sp. n., a new obligately chemolithotrophic colourless sulfur bacterium. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek Journal of Microbiology and Serology 1972; 38:241-256.

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

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Thiomicrospira Kuenen and Veldkamp 1972 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Kuenen JG, Veldkamp H. KUENEN (J.G.) and VELDKAMP (H.): Thiomicrospira pelophila, gen. n., sp. n., a new obligately chemolithotrophic colourless sulfur bacterium. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek Journal of Microbiology and Serology 1972; 38:241-256.

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