Name: "Desulfobacter" Widdel and Pfennig 1981

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology:’ter. L. prep. de, from; L. neut. n. sulfur, sulfur (S); N.L. masc. n. bacter, rod; from N.L. neut. pl. n. bacteria, rod or staff; N.L. masc. n. Desulfobacter, a rod-shaped sulfate reducer

Gender: masculine (stem: Desulfobacter-)

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Widdel F, Pfennig N. Studies on dissimilatory sulfate-reducing bacteria that decompose fatty acids. I. Isolation of new sulfate-reducing bacteria enriched with acetate from saline environments. Description of Desulfobacter postgatei gen. nov., sp. nov. Arch Microbiol 1981; 129:395-400.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym (and no standing)

Correct name: Desulfobacter Widdel 1981


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 0
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: Desulfobacteraceae Kuever et al. 2006

Assigned by: Kuever J, Rainey FA, Widdel F. Family I. Desulfobacteraceae 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. 959-960.

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Record number: 17812
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