Thiohalobacterales ord. nov.

Sorokin, Merkel (2023). Bergey's Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria
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Abstract'es N.L. masc. n. Thiohalobacter , the type genus of the order; L. fem. pl. n. suff. ‐ ales , ending to denote an order; N.L. fem. pl. n. Thiohalobacterales , the order of the genus Thiohalobacter . Proteobacteria / Gammaproteobacteria / Thiohalobacterales ord. nov. The order Thiohalobacterales accommodates obligately chemolithoautotrophic aerobic bacteria utilizing inorganic sulfur compounds as the energy source and assimilating CO 2 via the Calvin–Benson–Bassham cycle. The order is a deeply branching member of the Gammaproteobacteria and consists of two families Thiohalobacteraceae and Thiogranaceae, both of which include one genus. The order‐level status was established by phylogenomic analysis based on the Genome Taxonomy DataBase classification. Type genus : Thiohalobacter Sorokin et al. 2010 VP .
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