Name: Desulfacinum Rees et al. 1995

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. abl. prep. de, from; L. neut. n. sulfur, sulfur; L. neut. n. acinum, a berry, especially a grape; N.L. neut. n. Desulfacinum, a berry-shaped, sulfate-reducing bacterium

Type species: Desulfacinum infernum Rees et al. 1995

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Rees GN, Grassia GS, Sheehy AJ, Dwivedi PP, Patel BKC. Desulfacinum infernum gen. nov., sp. nov., a thermophilic sulfate-reducing bacterium from a petroleum reservoir. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1995; 45:85-89.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 45, part 1 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1995; 45:420.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 2
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2
Total number of child taxa: 2

Parent taxon: Syntrophobacteraceae Kuever et al. 2006

Assigned by: Kuever J, Rainey FA, Widdel F. Family I. Syntrophobacteraceae 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. 1021.

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