Name: Thermophagus Gao et al. 2013

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Ther.mo.pha’gus Gr. masc. adj. thermos, warm, hot; Gr. masc. n. phagus, an eater, a glutton; N.L. masc. n. Thermophagus, a thermophilic eater

Type species: Thermophagus xiamenensis Gao et al. 2013

Valid publication: Gao ZM, Liu X, Zhang XY, Ruan LW. Thermophagus xiamenensis gen. nov., sp. nov., a moderately thermophilic and strictly anaerobic bacterium isolated from hot spring sediment. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2013; 63:109-113.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 63, part 1 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2013; 63:1211-1213.

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: Marinilabiliaceae Ludwig et al. 2012

Assigned by: Wu WJ, Zhao JX, Chen GJ, Du ZJ. Description of Ancylomarina subtilis gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from coastal sediment, proposal of Marinilabiliales ord. nov. and transfer of Marinilabiliaceae, Prolixibacteraceae and Marinifilaceae to the order Marinilabiliales. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:4243-4249.

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