Further descriptive information

This genus was created to accommodate the neutrophilic, obli-gately chemolithoautotrophic, and halophilic or halotolerant species previously described as Thiobacillus. Characteristics of the four species of Halothiobacillus currently recognized are shown in Table BXII.y.15. The properties, taxonomy, and differentiation of the genera of sulfur-oxidizing, chemolithoautotrophic, Gramnegative, rod-shaped bacteria are summarized in the tables and the figure in the chapter on the genus Thiobacillus which appear in Volume 2 Part C in this Manual.

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