Family Desulfuromonadaceae

Name: Desulfuromonadaceae corrig. Kuever et al. 2006

Category: Family

Proposed as: fam. nov.

Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Desulfuromonas -adis, type genus of the family; L. fem. pl. suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Desulfuromonadaceae, the Desulfuromonas family

Type genus: Desulfuromonas Pfennig and Biebl 1977 (Approved Lists 1980)

Effective publication: Kuever J, Rainey FA, Widdel F. Family I. Desulfuromonaceae fam. nov. In: Brenner DJ, Krieg NR, Staley JT, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 2 (The Proteobacteria), part C (The Alpha-, Beta-, Delta-, and Epsilonproteobacteria), Springer, New York, 2005, p. 1006.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Validation list no. 107. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2006; 56:1-6.

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: Desulfuromonadales corrig. Kuever et al. 2006

Assigned by: Greene AC, Patel BK, Yacob S. Geoalkalibacter subterraneus sp. nov., an anaerobic Fe(III)- and Mn(IV)-reducing bacterium from a petroleum reservoir, and emended descriptions of the family Desulfuromonadaceae and the genus Geoalkalibacter. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2009; 59:781-785.

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