De.sul.fo.cas.ta’ne.a. L. prep.de, off, from; L. neut. n.sulfur, sulfur (S); N.L. fem. adj.castanea, chestnut; from Gr. fem. n. ka-, staneia; N.L. fem. n.Desulfocastanea, a chestnut like sulfate-reducing bacterium, pertaining to the bud formation on the surface
Galushko A, Kuever J. Desulfocastanea gen. nov. In: Anonymous NN (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria., John Wiley & Sons, New York, 2019, p. 1-4.
Oren A, Garrity GM. Validation list no. 197. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2021; 71:1-6.
validly published under the ICNP
The type species of this genus has alternatively been placed in the genus Desulfobacterium Bak and Widdel 1988.Publication:
Szewzyk R, Pfennig N. Complete oxidation of catechol by the strictly anaerobic sulfate-reducing Desulfobacterium catecholicum sp. nov. Arch. Microbiol. 1987; 147:163-168.
The BRCs most frequently used for deposits in this group are: DSM: 1; ATCC: 1; JCM: 1.
Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 1 Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1 Total number of child taxa: 1
Parte AC, Sarda Carbasse J, Meier-Kolthoff JP, Reimer LC, Goker M. List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature (LPSN) moves to the DSMZ. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:5607-5612.
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