Name: Sulfuricella Kojima and Fukui 2010

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Sul.fu.ri.cel’la L. neut. n. sulfur, sulfur; L. fem. n. cella, a small room and, in biology, a cell; N.L. fem. n. Sulfuricella, sulfur(-oxidizing) cell

Type species: Sulfuricella denitrificans Kojima and Fukui 2010

Valid publication: Kojima H, Fukui M. Sulfuricella denitrificans gen. nov., sp. nov., a sulfur-oxidizing autotroph isolated from a freshwater lake. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2010; 60:2862-2866.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name


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: Gallionellaceae Henrici and Johnson 1935 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Boden R, Hutt LP, Rae AW. Reclassification of Thiobacillus aquaesulis (Wood & Kelly, 1995) as Annwoodia aquaesulis gen. nov., comb. nov., transfer of Thiobacillus (Beijerinck, 1904) from the Hydrogenophilales to the Nitrosomonadales, proposal of Hydrogenophilalia class. nov. within the 'Proteobacteria', and four new families within the orders Nitrosomonadales and Rhodocyclales. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:1191-1205.

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