Name: Desulfobacula Rabus et al. 2000

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. abl. prep. de, from; L. neut. n. sulfur, sulfur; N.L. pref. desulfo-, desulfuricating (prefix used to characterize a dissimilatory sulfate-reducing procaryote); L. fem. dim. n. bacula, a small berry; N.L. fem. n. Desulfobacula, sulfate-reducing small berry

Gender: feminine

Type species: Desulfobacula toluolica Rabus et al. 2000

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Rabus R, Nordhaus R, Ludwig W, Widdel F. Complete oxidation of toluene under strictly anoxic conditions by a new sulfate-reducing bacterium. Appl Environ Microbiol 1993; 59:1444-1451.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 75. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2000; 50:1415-1417.

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: 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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