Family Thermodesulfobiaceae

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Classification (Warning: see also the file "Classification of prokaryotes: Introduction").

For a detailed description of this taxon see Bergey’s Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria (BMSAB).


Thermodesulfobiaceae Mori et al. 2004, fam. nov.
Type genus: ¤ Thermodesulfobium Mori et al. 2004.
Etymology: N.L. neut. n. Thermodesulfobium, type genus of the family; suff. -aceae, ending denoting a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Thermodesulfobiaceae, the family of Thermodesulfobium.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 95. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2004, 54, 1-2.
Effective publication: MORI (K.), KIM (H.), KAKEGAWA (T.) and HANADA (S.): A novel lineage of sulfate-reducing microorganisms: Thermodesulfobiaceae fam. nov., Thermodesulfobium narugense, gen. nov., sp. nov., a new thermophilic isolate from a hot spring. Extremophiles, 2003, 7, 283-290.
Validation List no. 95 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

Thermodesulfobiaceae Mori et al. 2004 emend. Pavan et al. 2018.
Reference: PAVAN, M. E., PAVAN, E. E., GLAESER, S. P., ETCHEBEHERE, C., KÄMPFER, P., PETTINARI, M. J. and LÓPEZ, N. I. 2018. Proposal for a new classification of a deep branching bacterial phylogenetic lineage: transfer of Coprothermobacter proteolyticus and Coprothermobacter platensis to Coprothermobacteraceae fam. nov., within Coprothermobacterales ord. nov., Coprothermobacteria classis nov. and Coprothermobacterota phyl. nov. and emended description of the family Thermodesulfobiaceae. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 68, 1627-1632.
Original article.