Family Thioalkalispiraceae

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Thioalkalispiraceae Mori et al. 2011, fam. nov.
Type genus: ¤ Thioalkalispira Sorokin et al. 2002.
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Thioalkalispira, the type genus of family; suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Thioalkalispiraceae, the family of the genus Thioalkalispira.
Valid publication: MORI (K.), SUZUKI (K.), URABE (T.), SUGIHARA (M.), TANAKA (K.), HAMADA (M.) and HANADA (S.): Thioprofundum hispidum sp. nov., an obligately chemolithoautotrophic sulfur-oxidizing gammaproteobacterium isolated from the hydrothermal field on Suiyo Seamount, and proposal of Thioalkalispiraceae fam. nov. in the order Chromatiales. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2011, 61, 2412-2418.
Original article in IJSEM Online