Name: Desulfonatronospira Sorokin et al. 2008

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. abl. prep. de, from; N.L. pref. sulfo-, used for N.L. sulfuratis sulfate; from N.L. neut. n. sulfas (gen. sulfatis), sulfate; N.L. neut. n. natron, soda, sodium carbonate (arbitrarily derived from the Arabic n. natrun or natron); N.L. pref. natrono-, pertaining to soda; Gr. fem. n. speƮra, a spire; N.L. fem. n. Desulfonatronospira, desulfurizing soda-loving spirillum

Gender: feminine

Type species: Desulfonatronospira thiodismutans Sorokin et al. 2008

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Sorokin DY, Tourova TP, Henstra AM, Stams AJ, Galinski EA, Muyzer G. Sulfidogenesis under extremely haloalkaline conditions by Desulfonatronospira thiodismutans gen. nov., sp. nov., and Desulfonatronospira delicata sp. nov. - a novel lineage of Deltaproteobacteria from hypersaline soda lakes. Microbiology 2008; 154:1444-1453.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Validation list no. 122. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2008; 58:1511-1512.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 3
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 3
Total number of child taxa: 3

Parent taxon: Desulfohalobiaceae Kuever et al. 2006

Assigned by: Sorokin DY, Tourova TP, Henstra AM, Stams AJ, Galinski EA, Muyzer G. Sulfidogenesis under extremely haloalkaline conditions by Desulfonatronospira thiodismutans gen. nov., sp. nov., and Desulfonatronospira delicata sp. nov. - a novel lineage of Deltaproteobacteria from hypersaline soda lakes. Microbiology 2008; 154:1444-1453.

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Record number: 517788