Genus Thioalkalispira

Name: Thioalkalispira Sorokin et al. 2002

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. neut. n. theion, sulfur (Latin transliteration thium); N.L. neut. n. alkali, soda ash (from Arabic al-qalyi, the ashes of saltwort); Gr. fem. n. speƮra, coil, spire; N.L. fem. n. Thioalkalispira, sulfur alkaline spiral

Gender: feminine

Type species: Thioalkalispira microaerophila Sorokin et al. 2002

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Sorokin DY, Tourova TP, Kolganova TV, Sjollema KA, Kuenen JG. Thioalkalispira microaerophila gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel lithoautotrophic, sulfur-oxidizing bacterium from a soda lake. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2002; 52:2175-2182.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 52, part 6 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2003; 53:375-376.

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: Thioalkalispiraceae Mori et al. 2011

Assigned by: Mori K, Suzuki K, Urabe T, Sugihara M, Tanaka K, Hamada M, Hanada S. Thioprofundum hispidum sp. nov., an obligately chemolithoautotrophic sulfur-oxidizing gammaproteobacterium isolated from the hydrothermal field on Suiyo Seamount, and proposal of Thioalkalispiraceae fam. nov. in the order Chromatiales. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2011; 61:2412-2418.

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