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Genus Thiovirga

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").

 

Thiovirga Ito et al. 2005, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Thiovirga sulfuroxydans Ito et al. 2005.
Etymology: Gr. n. theion (Latin transliteration thium), sulfur; L. fem. n. virga, rod; N.L. fem. n. Thiovirga, sulfur rod.
Valid publication: ITO (T.), SUGITA (K.), YUMOTO (I.), NODASAKA (Y.) and OKABE (S.): Thiovirga sulfuroxydans gen. nov., sp. nov., a chemolithoautotrophic sulfur-oxidizing bacterium isolated from a microaerobic waste-water biofilm. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 1059-1064.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Thiovirga sulfuroxydans Ito et al. 2005, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) SO07 = ATCC BAA-1033 = JCM 12417.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB118236.
Etymology: L. n. sulfur, sulfur; N.L. part. adj. oxydans, oxidizing; N.L. part. adj. sulfuroxydans, sulfur-oxidizing.
Valid publication: ITO (T.), SUGITA (K.), YUMOTO (I.), NODASAKA (Y.) and OKABE (S.): Thiovirga sulfuroxydans gen. nov., sp. nov., a chemolithoautotrophic sulfur-oxidizing bacterium isolated from a microaerobic waste-water biofilm. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 1059-1064.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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