Name: Pseudothermotoga Bhandari and Gupta 2014

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Pseu.do.ther.mo.to’ga Gr. adj. pseudês, false; N.L. fem. n. Thermotoga, a bacterial genus; N.L. fem. n. Pseudothermotoga, a genus falsely (or incorrectly) classified as Thermotoga

Type species: Pseudothermotoga thermarum (Windberger et al. 1992) Bhandari and Gupta 2014

Effective publication: Bhandari V, Gupta RS. Molecular signatures for the phylum (class) Thermotogae and a proposal for its division into three orders (Thermotogales, Kosmotogales ord. nov. and Petrotogales ord. nov.) containing four families (Thermotogaceae, Fervidobacteriaceae fam. nov., Kosmotogaceae fam. nov. and Petrotogaceae fam. nov.) and a new genus Pseudothermotoga gen. nov. with five new combinations. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 2014; 105:143-168.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Validation list no. 158. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:2184-2187.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 5
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 5
Total number of child taxa: 7

Parent taxon: Thermotogaceae Reysenbach 2002

Assigned by: Bhandari V, Gupta RS. Molecular signatures for the phylum (class) Thermotogae and a proposal for its division into three orders (Thermotogales, Kosmotogales ord. nov. and Petrotogales ord. nov.) containing four families (Thermotogaceae, Fervidobacteriaceae fam. nov., Kosmotogaceae fam. nov. and Petrotogaceae fam. nov.) and a new genus Pseudothermotoga gen. nov. with five new combinations. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 2014; 105:143-168.

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