Name: Thermodesulfovibrio Henry et al. 1994

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. masc. adj. thermos, warm, hot; L. pref. de-, from; L. neut. n. sulfur, sulfur; L. v. vibro, to vibrate; N.L. masc. n. Vibrio, that which vibrates, and also the name of a bacterial genus which encompasses curved bacteria; N.L. masc. n. Thermodesulfovibrio, a thermophilic curved bacterium that reduces sulfur

Type species: Thermodesulfovibrio yellowstonii Henry et al. 1994

Effective publication: Henry EA, Devereux R, Maki JS, Gilmour CC, Woese CR, Mandelco L, Schauder R, Remsen CC, Mitchell R. Characterization of a new thermophilic sulfate-reducing bacterium Thermodesulfovibrio yellowstonii, gen. nov. and sp. nov.: its phylogenetic relationship to Thermodesulfobacterium commune and their origins deep within the bacterial domain. Arch Microbiol 1994; 161:62-69.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 50. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1994; 44:595.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name


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: 5

Parent taxon: "Nitrospiraceae" Garrity and Holt 2001

Assigned by: Garrity GM, Holt JG. The Road Map to the Manual. In: Boone DR, Castenholz RW, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, second edition, vol. 1 (The Archaea and the deeply branching and phototrophic Bacteria), Springer-Verlag, New York, 2001, p. 119-166.

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