Name: Caldicellulosiruptor Rainey et al. 1995

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. masc. adj. caldus, hot; N.L. neut. n. cellulosum, cellulose; L. masc. n. ruptor, breaker; N.L. masc. n. Caldicellulosiruptor, cellulose-breaker living under hot conditions

Type species: Caldicellulosiruptor saccharolyticus Rainey et al. 1995

Effective publication: Rainey FA, Donnison AM, Janssen PH, Saul D, Rodrigo A, Bergquist PL, Daniel RM, Stackebrandt E, Morgan HW. Description of Caldicellulosiruptor saccharolyticus gen. nov., sp. nov: an obligately anaerobic, extremely thermophilic, cellulolytic bacterium. FEMS Microbiol Lett 1994; 120:263-266.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 52. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1995; 45:197-198.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 9
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 9
Total number of child taxa: 10

Parent taxon: [Thermoanaerobacterales, not assigned to family]

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