Genus Thermoplasma

Name: Thermoplasma Darland et al. 1970 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. fem. n. thermĂȘ, heat; Gr. neut. n. plasma, something formed or molded, a form; N.L. neut. n. Thermoplasma, heat (-loving) form

Type species: Thermoplasma acidophilum Darland et al. 1970 (Approved Lists 1980)

Effective publication: Darland G, Brock TD, Samsonoff W, Conti SF. A thermophilic, acidophilic mycoplasma isolated from a coal refuse pile. Science (Washington) 1970; 170:1416-1418.

IJSEM list: Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 2
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2
Total number of child taxa: 2

Parent taxon: Thermoplasmataceae Reysenbach 2002

Assigned by: Reysenbach A-L. Family I. Thermoplasmataceae fam. nov. In: Boone DR, Castenholz RW, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 1 (The Archaea and the Deeply Branching and Phototrophic Bacteria), Springer, New York, 2001, p. 335-339.

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