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Genus Thermithiobacillus

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: 2
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 0

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


For a detailed description of this taxon see Bergey’s Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria (BMSAB).


 

Thermithiobacillus Kelly and Wood 2000, gen. nov. (Type genus of the family ¤ Thermithiobacillaceae Garrity et al. 2005).
Type species: ¤ Thermithiobacillus tepidarius (Wood and Kelly 1985) Kelly and Wood 2000.
Etymology: L. pl. n. thermae, warm baths; Gr. n. theion (Latin transliteration thium), sulfur; L. masc. n. bacillus, a small rod; N.L. masc. n. Thermithiobacillus, warmth-loving sulfur rodlet.
Valid publication: KELLY (D.P.) and WOOD (A.P.): Reclassification of some species of Thiobacillus to the newly designated genera Acidithiobacillus gen. nov., Halothiobacillus gen. nov. and Thermithiobacillus gen. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2000, 50, 511-516.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Thermithiobacillus plumbiphilus Watanabe et al. 2016, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) wk12=NBRC 111508=DSM 101799.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: LC088006.
Whole-genome sequence accession no. for the type strain: .
Etymology: L. neut. n. plumbum, lead; N.L. adj. philus -a -um (from Gr. adj. philos, -ecirc; -on), friend, loving; N.L. masc. adj. plumbiphilus, loving lead.
Source: Industrial.
Valid publication: WATANABE, T., MIURA, A., SHINOHARA, A., KOJIMA, H. and FUKUI, M. 2016. Thermithiobacillus plumbiphilus sp. nov., a sulfur-oxidizing bacterium isolated from lead sulfide. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 66, 1986-1989.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Thermithiobacillus tepidarius (Wood and Kelly 1985) Kelly and Wood 2000, comb. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 43215= DSM 3134.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ459801.
Basonym: ¤ Thiobacillus tepidarius Wood and Kelly 1985.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. tepidarius, of or belonging to tepid water or to a tepid bath.
Valid publication: KELLY (D.P.) and WOOD (A.P.): Reclassification of some species of Thiobacillus to the newly designated genera Acidithiobacillus gen. nov., Halothiobacillus gen. nov. and Thermithiobacillus gen. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2000, 50, 511-516.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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