Name: Desulfocella Brandt et al. 1999

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: De.sul.fo.cel’la L. abl. prep. de, from; L. neut. n. sulfur, sulfur; L. fem. n. cella, small room, cell; N.L. fem. n. Desulfocella, sulfate-reducing cell

Type species: Desulfocella halophila Brandt et al. 1999

Valid publication: Brandt KK, Patel BK, Ingvorsen K. Desulfocella halophila gen. nov., sp. nov., a halophilic, fatty-acid-oxidizing, sulfate-reducing bacterium isolated from sediments of the Great Salt Lake. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1999; 49:193-200.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

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

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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