Etymology: L. adj. vulcanius, belonging to Vulcan (the god of fire), intended to mean volcanic; L. neut. n. bacterium, a small rod; N.L. neut. n. Vulcaniibacterium, a small rod inhabiting volcanic areas
Type species: Vulcaniibacterium tengchongense Yu et al. 2014
Effective publication: Yu TT, Zhou EM, Yin YR, Yao JC, Ming H, Dong L, Li S, Nie GX, Li WJ. Vulcaniibacterium tengchongense gen. nov., sp. nov. isolated from a geothermally heated soil sample, and reclassification of Lysobacter thermophilus Wei et al. 2012 as Vulcaniibacterium thermophilum comb. nov. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 2013; 104:369-376.
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: 2
|Name||Nomenclatural status||Taxonomic status|
|Vulcaniibacterium tengchongense Yu et al. 2014||validly published||correct name|
|Vulcaniibacterium thermophilum (Wei et al. 2013) Yu et al. 2014||validly published||correct name|
Assigned by: Naushad S, Adeolu M, Wong S, Sohail M, Schellhorn HE, Gupta RS. A phylogenomic and molecular marker based taxonomic framework for the order Xanthomonadales: proposal to transfer the families Algiphilaceae and Solimonadaceae to the order Nevskiales ord. nov. and to create a new family within the order Xanthomonadales, the family Rhodanobacteraceae fam. nov., containing the genus Rhodanobacter and its closest relatives. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 2015; 107:467-485.