Name: Desulfitobacterium Utkin et al. 1994

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. prep. de, from, off, away; N.L. n. sulfis -itis, sulfite; N.L. neut. n. bacterium, rod; N.L. neut. n. Desulfitobacterium, rod-shaped bacterium that reduces sulfite

Gender: neuter (stem: Desulfitobacteri-)

Type species: Desulfitobacterium dehalogenans Utkin et al. 1994

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Utkin I, Woese C, Wiegel J. Isolation and characterization of Desulfitobacterium dehalogenans gen. nov., sp. nov., an anaerobic bacterium which reductively dechlorinates chlorophenolic compounds. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1994; 44:612-619.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 44, part 4 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1995; 45:199-200.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 4
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 6
Total number of child taxa: 7

Parent taxon: Desulfitobacteriaceae Stackebrandt 2020

Assigned by: Stackebrandt E. The emended family Peptococcaceae and description of the families Desulfitobacteriaceae, Desulfotomaculaceae, and Thermincolaceae. In: Rosenberg E, DeLong E, Lory S, Stacke- brandt E, Thompson F (eds), The Prokaryotes., Springer, Berlin/Heidelberg, 2014, p. 286-290.

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