Genus Acidothermus

Name: Acidothermus Mohagheghi et al. 1986

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. masc. adj. acidus, sour, acid; Gr. masc. adj. thermos, hot; N.L. masc. n. Acidothermus, acid and hot (loving)

Type species: Acidothermus cellulolyticus Mohagheghi et al. 1986

Valid publication: Mohagheghi A, Grohmann K, Himmel M, Leighton L, Updegraff DM. Isolation and characterization of Acidothermus cellulolyticus gen. nov., sp. nov., a new genus of thermophilic, acidophilic, cellulolytic bacteria. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1986; 36:435-443.

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: Acidothermaceae Rainey et al. 1997

Assigned by: Stackebrandt E, Rainey FA, Ward-Rainey NL. Proposal for a new hierarchic classification system, Actinobacteria classis nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1997; 47:479-491.

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