De.sul.fo.ra’pu.lum. L. prep.de, from; L. neut. n.sulfur, sulfur (S); N.L. pref.desulfo-, prefix used to characterize a dissimilatory sulfate-reducing prokaryote; L. neut. n.rapulum, little turnip; N.L. neut. n.Desulforapulum, sulfate-reducing body
Galushko A, Kuever J. Desulforapulum gen. nov. In: Anonymous NN (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria., John Wiley & Sons, New York, 2020, p. 1-4.
Oren A, Garrity GM. Validation list no. 202. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2021; 71:5096.
validly published under the ICNP
The type species of this genus has alternatively been placed in the genus Desulfobacterium Bak and Widdel 1988.Publication:
Brysch K, Schneider C, Fuchs G, Widdell F. Lithoautotrophic growth of sulfate-reducing bacteria, and description of Desulfobacterium autotrophicum gen. nov., sp. nov. Arch. Microbiol. 1987; 148:264-274.
The phylogenomic assignment score of this taxon is 0.07615 (N = 1).
The BRCs most frequently used for deposits in this group are: VKM: 1; DSM: 1; ATCC: 1.
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