Genus Acetothermus

Name: Acetothermus Dietrich et al. 1988

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. neut. n. acetum, vinegar; Gr. masc. adj. thermos, hot; N.L. masc. n. Acetothermus, a thermophilic microorganism producing acetic acid

Type species: Acetothermus paucivorans Dietrich et al. 1988

Effective publication: Dietrich G, Weiss N, Winter J. Acetothermus paucivorans, gen. nov., sp. nov., a strictly anaerobic, thermophilic bacterium from sewage sludge, fermenting hexoses to acetate, CO2 and H2. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 1988; 10:174-179.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 26. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1988; 38:328-329.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 1
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: Bacteroidaceae Pribram 1933 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Ludwig W, Euzéby J, Whitman WB. Taxonomic outlines of the phyla Bacteroidetes, Spirochaetes, Tenericutes (Mollicutes), Acidobacteria, Fibrobacteres, Fusobacteria, Dictyoglomi, Gemmatimonadetes, Lentisphaerae, Verrucomicrobia, Chlamydiae, and Planctomycetes. In: Krieg NR, Staley JT, Brown DR, Hedlund BP, Paster BJ, Ward NL, Ludwig W, Whitman WB (eds), Bergey’s Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, second edition, vol. 4 (The Bacteroidetes, Spirochaetes, Tenericutes (Mollicutes), Acidobacteria, Fibrobacteres, Fusobacteria, Dictyoglomi, Gemmatimonadetes, Lentisphaerae, Verrucomicrobia, Chlamydiae, and Planctomycetes), Springer, New York, 2010, p. 21-24.

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