Name: Sulfuritortus Kojima et al. 2017

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Sul.fu.ri.tor’tus L. neut. n. sulfur, sulfur; L. masc. n. tortus, twist, torsion; N.L. masc. n. Sulfuritortus, sulfur-oxidizing twisted organism

Type species: Sulfuritortus calidifontis Kojima et al. 2017

Valid publication: Kojima H, Watanabe M, Fukui M. Sulfuritortus calidifontis gen. nov., sp. nov., a sulfur oxidizer isolated from a hot spring microbial mat. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:1355-1358.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 67, part 5 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:2495-2498.

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: [Betaproteobacteria, not assigned to family]

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