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Genus Thiofilum

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Number of species, including synonyms, cited in this file: 1
Number of subspecies, including synonyms, cited in this file: 0

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

 

Thiofilum Boden and Scott 2018, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Thiofilum flexile Boden and Scott 2018.
Etymology: Gr. neut. n. theion, sulfur, brimstone, L. translit. thium, sulfur; L. neut. n. filum, filament, thread; N.L. neut. n. Thiofilum, sulfur filament.
Valid publication: BODEN, R. and SCOTT, K. M. 2018. Evaluation of the genus Thiothrix Winogradsky 1888 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Aruga et al. 2002: reclassification of Thiothrix disciformis to Thiolinea disciformis gen. nov., comb. nov., and of Thiothrix flexilis to Thiofilum flexile gen. nov., comb nov., with emended description of Thiothrix. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 68, 2226-2239.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Thiofilum flexile Boden and Scott 2018, comb. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) EJ2M-B=DSM 14609=JCM 11135.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB042545.
Basonym: ¤ Thiothrix flexilis Aruga et al. 2002.
Etymology: L. neut. adj. flexile, flexile, pliable.
Source: Industrial/agricultural.
Valid publication: BODEN, R. and SCOTT, K. M. 2018. Evaluation of the genus Thiothrix Winogradsky 1888 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Aruga et al. 2002: reclassification of Thiothrix disciformis to Thiolinea disciformis gen. nov., comb. nov., and of Thiothrix flexilis to Thiofilum flexile gen. nov., comb nov., with emended description of Thiothrix. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 68, 2226-2239.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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