Name: Thiobacter Hirayama et al. 2005

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Thi.o.bac’ter Gr. neut. n. thion, sulfur; N.L. masc. n. bacter, a rod; N.L. masc. n. Thiobacter, sulfur rod

Type species: Thiobacter subterraneus Hirayama et al. 2005

Valid publication: Hirayama H, Takai K, Inagaki F, Nealson KH, Horikoshi K. Thiobacter subterraneus gen. nov., sp. nov., an obligately chemolithoautotrophic, thermophilic, sulfur-oxidizing bacterium from a subsurface hot aquifer. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2005; 55:467-472.

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: [Burkholderiales, not assigned to family]

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