Name: Thiobacterium (ex Janke 1924) La Riviere and Kuenen 1989

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov., nom. rev.

Etymology: Gr. neut. n. theion, sulfur (Latin transliteration thium); L. neut. n. bacterium, a small rod; N.L. neut. n. Thiobacterium, small sulfur rod

Gender: neuter

Type species: Thiobacterium bovistum corrig. (ex Molisch 1912) La Riviere and Kuenen 1989

Effective publication: La Riviere JVM, Kuenen JG. Genus Thiobacterium (ex Janke 1924) Nom Rev. In: Staley JT, Bryant MP, Pfennig N, Holt JG (eds), Bergey's manual of systematic bacteriology, vol. 3., The Williams & Wilkins Co., Baltimore, 1989, p. 1838.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 31. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1989; 39:495-497.

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: 2

Parent taxon: Thiotrichaceae Garrity et al. 2005

Assigned by: Garrity GM, Bell JA, Lilburn T. Family I. Thiotrichaceae fam. nov. In: Brenner DJ, Krieg NR, Staley JT, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 2 (The Proteobacteria), part B (The Gammaproteobacteria), Springer, New York, 2005, p. 131.

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