Genus Phorcysia

Name: Phorcysia Pérez-Rodríguez et al. 2012

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Phorcysia, named after Phorcys, son of Neptune, father of Medusa and the other Gorgons, who was changed after death into a sea-god, referring to the habitat of the type species

Type species: Phorcysia thermohydrogeniphila Pérez-Rodríguez et al. 2012

Valid publication: Perez-Rodriguez I, Grosche A, Massenburg L, Starovoytov V, Lutz RA, Vetriani C. Phorcysia thermohydrogeniphila gen. nov., sp. nov., a thermophilic, chemolithoautotrophic, nitrate-ammonifying bacterium from a deep-sea hydrothermal vent. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2012; 62:2388-2394.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 62, part 10 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2013; 63:6-7.

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: Desulfurobacteriaceae L'Haridon et al. 2006

Assigned by: Gupta RS, Lali R. Molecular signatures for the phylum Aquificae and its different clades: proposal for division of the phylum Aquificae into the emended order Aquificales, containing the families Aquificaceae and Hydrogenothermaceae, and a new order Desulfurobacteriales ord. nov., containing the family Desulfurobacteriaceae. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 2013; 104:349-368.

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