Name: Thiohalorhabdus Sorokin et al. 2008

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. n. theion, sulfur, (Latin transliteration thium); Gr. masc. n. hals, halos, salt; Gr. fem. n. rhabdos, rod, stick; N.L. fem. n. Thiohalorhabdus, halophilic sulfur rod

Type species: Thiohalorhabdus denitrificans Sorokin et al. 2008

Valid publication: Sorokin DY, Tourova TP, Galinski EA, Muyzer G, Kuenen JG. Thiohalorhabdus denitrificans gen. nov., sp. nov., an extremely halophilic, sulfur-oxidizing, deep-lineage gammaproteobacterium from hypersaline habitats. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2008; 58:2890-2897.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name


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: [Gammaproteobacteria, not assigned to family]

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