Name: Petrothermobacter Tamazawa et al. 2017

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Pe.tro.ther.mo.bac’ter L. fem. n. petra, rock, stone; Gr. fem. n. thermê, heat; N.L. masc. n. bacter, rod; N.L. masc. n. Petrothermobacter, rod which grows in a high-temperature oil sandstone

Gender: masculine

Type species: Petrothermobacter organivorans Tamazawa et al. 2017

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Tamazawa S, Mayumi D, Mochimaru H, Sakata S, Maeda H, Wakayama T, Ikarashi M, Kamagata Y, Tamaki H. Petrothermobacter organivorans gen. nov., sp. nov., a thermophilic, strictly anaerobic bacterium of the phylum Deferribacteres isolated from a deep subsurface oil reservoir. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:3982-3986.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 67, part 10 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2018; 68:3-6.

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: Deferribacteraceae Huber and Stetter 2002

Assigned by: Tamazawa S, Mayumi D, Mochimaru H, Sakata S, Maeda H, Wakayama T, Ikarashi M, Kamagata Y, Tamaki H. Petrothermobacter organivorans gen. nov., sp. nov., a thermophilic, strictly anaerobic bacterium of the phylum Deferribacteres isolated from a deep subsurface oil reservoir. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:3982-3986.

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