Name: Desulfomicrobium Rozanova et al. 1994

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology:’bium. L. prep. de, from; L. neut. n. sulfur, sulfur (S); N.L. pref. desulfo-, desulfuricating (prefix used to characterize a dissimilatory sulfate-reducing procaryote); N.L. neut. n. microbium, a microbe; from Gr. masc. adj. mikros, small; from Gr. masc. n. bios, life; N.L. neut. n. Desulfomicrobium, sulfate-reducing, small life

Gender: neuter (stem: Desulfomicrobi-)

Type species: Desulfomicrobium baculatum corrig. (Rozanova and Nazina 1984) Rozanova et al. 1994

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Rozanova EP, Nazina TN, Galushko AS. Isolation of a new genus of sulfate-reducing bacteria and description of a new species of this genus, Desulfomicrobium apsheronum gen. nov., sp. nov. Mikrobiologiya 1988; 57:634-641.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 49. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1994; 44:370-371.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 6
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 7
Total number of child taxa: 12

Parent taxon: Desulfomicrobiaceae Kuever et al. 2006

Assigned by: Kuever J, Rainey FA, Widdel F. Family II. Desulfomicrobiaceae 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. 944.

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