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Genus Acidiferrobacter

Warning: In the List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature, an arrow () only indicates the sequence of valid publication of names and does not mean that the last name in the sequence must be used (see: Introduction).

Number of species cited in this file: 1
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 0

Classification (Warning: see also the file "Classification of prokaryotes: Introduction").

 

Acidiferrobacter Hallberg et al. 2011, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Acidiferrobacter thiooxydans Hallberg et al. 2011.
Etymology: N.L. n. acidum (from L. adj. acidus, sour), an acid; L. n. ferrum, iron; N.L. masc. n. bacter, a rod; N.L. masc. n. Acidiferrobacter, an acid-loving, ferrous iron-oxidizing rod.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 142. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2011, 61, 2563-2565.
Effective publication: HALLBERG (K.B.), HEDRICH (S.) and JOHNSON (D.B.): Acidiferrobacter thiooxydans, gen. nov. sp. nov.; an acidophilic, thermo-tolerant, facultatively anaerobic iron- and sulfur-oxidizer of the family Ectothiorhodospiraceae. Extremophiles, 2011, 15, 271-279.
Validation List no. 142 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Acidiferrobacter thiooxydans Hallberg et al. 2011, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) m-1 = DSM 2392 = JCM 17358.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF387301.
Etymology: Gr. n. theion (Latin transliteration thium), sulfur; N.L. v. oxydo (from Gr. adj. oxus, sharp),to make acid, to oxidize; N.L. part. adj. thiooxydans, oxidizing sulfur.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 142. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2011, 61, 2563-2565.
Effective publication: HALLBERG (K.B.), HEDRICH (S.) and JOHNSON (D.B.): Acidiferrobacter thiooxydans, gen. nov. sp. nov.; an acidophilic, thermo-tolerant, facultatively anaerobic iron- and sulfur-oxidizer of the family Ectothiorhodospiraceae. Extremophiles, 2011, 15, 271-279.
Validation List no. 142 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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