Name: Desulfonispora Denger et al. 1999

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: De.sul.fo.ni.spo’ra N.L. pref. desulfono-, desulfonating; from N.L. part. adj. desulfonans; Gr. fem. n. spora, a spore; from Gr. fem. n. spora, a seed; N.L. fem. n. Desulfonispora, desulfonating spore (-former)

Gender: feminine

Type species: Desulfonispora thiosulfatigenes Denger et al. 1999

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Denger K, Stackebrandt E, Cook AM. Desulfonispora thiosulfatigenes gen. nov., sp. nov., a taurine-fermenting, thiosulfate-producing anaerobic bacterium. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1999; 49:1599-1603.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 49, part 4 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 2000; 50:5-7.

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: Peptococcaceae Rogosa 1971 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Ludwig W, Schleifer K-H, Whitman WB. Class I. Bacilli class nov. In: De Vos P, Garrity GM, Jones D, Krieg NR, Ludwig W, Rainey FA, K.-H. S, Whitman WB (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 3 (The Firmicutes), Springer, New York, 2009, p. 19-20.

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