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Scientific classification
Domain: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Alphaproteobacteria
Order: Rhodobacterales
Family: Rhodobacteraceae
Genus: Rhodothalassium
  • Rhodothalassium Imhoff et al. 1998

In taxonomy, Rhodothalassium is a genus of the Rhodobacteraceae.[1] Up to now there is only one species of this genus known (Rhodothalassium salexigens).[2]


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Scientific journals[edit]

  • Imhoff JF, Petri R, Suling J (1998). "Reclassification of species of the spiral-shaped phototrophic purple non-sulfur bacteria of the alpha-Proteobacteria: description of the new genera Phaeospirillum gen. nov., Rhodovibrio gen. nov., Rhodothalassium gen. nov. and Roseospira gen. nov. as well as transfer of Rhodospirillum fulvum to Phaeospirillum fulvum comb. nov., of Rhodospirillum molischianum to Phaeospirillum molischianum comb. nov., of Rhodospirillum salinarum to Rhodovibrio salexigens". Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 48 (3): 793–798. doi:10.1099/00207713-48-3-793. PMID 9734033. 

Scientific books[edit]

  • Garrity GM, Holt JG (2001). "Taxonomic Outline of the Archaea and Bacteria". In DR Boone, RW Castenholz. Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology Volume 1: The Archaea and the deeply branching and phototrophic Bacteria (2nd ed.). New York: Springer Verlag. pp. 155–166. ISBN 978-0-387-98771-2. 

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