Name: Thioprofundum Takai et al. 2010

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Thi.o.pro’fu.n.dum Gr. n. thios, sulfur; L. n. profundus, deep; N.L. neut. n. Thioprofundum, sulfur oxidizer from deep sea

Type species: Thioprofundum lithotrophicum corrig. Takai et al. 2010

Effective publication: Takai K, Miyazaki M, Hirayama H, Nakagawa S, Querellou J, Godfroy A. Isolation and physiological characterization of two novel, piezophilic, thermophilic chemolithoautotrophs from a deep-sea hydrothermal vent chimney. Environ Microbiol 2009; 11:1983-1997.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Validation list no. 134. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2010; 60:1477-1479.

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: 3

Parent taxon: Thioprofundaceae Kojima et al. 2017

Assigned by: Kojima H, Watanabe M, Fukui M. Sulfurivermis fontis gen. nov., sp. nov., a sulfur-oxidizing autotroph, and proposal of Thioprofundaceae fam. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:3458-3461.

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