Name: Sulfurovum Inagaki et al. 2004

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Sul.fu.ro’vum L. neut. n. sulfur, sulfur; L. neut. n. ovum, egg; N.L. neut. n. Sulfurovum, sulfur (-oxidizing) egg

Type species: Sulfurovum lithotrophicum Inagaki et al. 2004

Valid publication: Inagaki F, Takai K, Nealson KH, Horikoshi K. Sulfurovum lithotrophicum gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel sulfur-oxidizing chemolithoautotroph within the epsilon-Proteobacteria isolated from Okinawa Trough hydrothermal sediments. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:1477-1482.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 4
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 4
Total number of child taxa: 5

Parent taxon: Helicobacteraceae Garrity et al. 2006

Assigned by: Mino S, Kudo H, Arai T, Sawabe T, Takai K, Nakagawa S. Sulfurovum aggregans sp. nov., a hydrogen-oxidizing, thiosulfate-reducing chemolithoautotroph within the Epsilonproteobacteria isolated from a deep-sea hydrothermal vent chimney, and an emended description of the genus Sulfurovum. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:3195-3201.

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