Family Desulfurobacteriaceae

Name: Desulfurobacteriaceae L'Haridon et al. 2006

Category: Family

Proposed as: fam. nov.

Etymology: De.sul.fu.ro.bac.te’ri.a.ce.ae N.L. neut. n. Desulfurobacterium, type genus of the family; L. fem. pl. suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Desulfurobacteriaceae, the Desulfurobacterium family

Type genus: Desulfurobacterium L'Haridon et al. 1998

Valid publication: L'Haridon S, Reysenbach AL, Tindall BJ, Schonheit P, Banta A, Johnsen U, Schumann P, Gambacorta A, Stackebrandt E, Jeanthon C. Desulfurobacterium atlanticum sp. nov., Desulfurobacterium pacificum sp. nov. and Thermovibrio guaymasensis sp. nov., three thermophilic members of the Desulfurobacteriaceae fam. nov., a deep branching lineage within the Bacteria. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2006; 56:2843-2852.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 4
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 4
Total number of child taxa: 4

Parent taxon: Desulfurobacteriales Gupta and Lali 2014

Assigned by: Gupta RS, Lali R. Molecular signatures for the phylum Aquificae and its different clades: proposal for division of the phylum Aquificae into the emended order Aquificales, containing the families Aquificaceae and Hydrogenothermaceae, and a new order Desulfurobacteriales ord. nov., containing the family Desulfurobacteriaceae. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 2013; 104:349-368.

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