Name: Desulfofalx Watanabe et al. 2021

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: De.sul.fo.falx. L. prep. de, from; L. neut. n. sulfur, sulfur; L. fem. n. falx, a curved short sword; N.L. fem. n. Desulfofalx, a curve-shaped sulfate reducer

Gender: feminine

Type species: Desulfofalx alkaliphila (Pikuta et al. 2000) Watanabe et al. 2021

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Watanabe M, Fukui M, Kuever J. Desulfofalx gen. nov. In: Anonymous NN (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria., John Wiley & Sons, New York, 2020, p. 1-4.

IJSEM list: 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.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

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: Peptococcaceae Rogosa 1971 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: 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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Record number: 17689