Name DOI
Caldwell et al. 1981
Name Status
Validly Published
Current Authority
Caldwell et al. 1981
Preferred Name
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Type
(designated species)
Caldwell et al. 1981
Proper Form
Thermothrix Caldwell et al. 1981
Nomenclatural History
The genus Thermothrix was originally proposed by Caldwell et al. 1976. This name became validly published when it appeared on Validation List No. 6 in 1981.
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  1. Caldwell DE, Caldwell SJ, Laycock JP. Thermothrix thioparus gen. et sp. nov. a facultatively anaerobic facultative chemolithotroph living at neutral pH and high temperature. Can J Microbiol 1976; 22:1509-1517. [PubMed].
  2. List Editor. Validation List no. 6. Validation of the publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1981; 31:215-218.