Name: Thiothrix unzii Howarth et al. 1999

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: un’zi.i N.L. gen. masc. n. unzii, of Unz, named for R. F. Unz, who has made important contributions to the study of filamentous bacteria in wastewater

Gender: feminine

Type strains: A1; ATCC 49747

16S rRNA gene: HQ897926 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Howarth R, Unz RF, Seviour EM, Seviour RJ, Blackall LL, Pickup RW, Jones JG, Yaguchi J, Head IM. Phylogenetic relationships of filamentous sulfur bacteria (Thiothrix spp. and Eikelboom type 021N bacteria) isolated from wastewater-treatment plants and description of Thiothrix eikelboomii sp. nov., Thiothrix unzii sp. nov., Thiothrix fructosivorans sp. nov. and Thiothrix defluvii sp. nov. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1999; 49:1817-1827.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 49, part 4 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 2000; 50:5-7.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Thiothrix Winogradsky 1888 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Howarth R, Unz RF, Seviour EM, Seviour RJ, Blackall LL, Pickup RW, Jones JG, Yaguchi J, Head IM. Phylogenetic relationships of filamentous sulfur bacteria (Thiothrix spp. and Eikelboom type 021N bacteria) isolated from wastewater-treatment plants and description of Thiothrix eikelboomii sp. nov., Thiothrix unzii sp. nov., Thiothrix fructosivorans sp. nov. and Thiothrix defluvii sp. nov. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1999; 49:1817-1827.

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