Name: Desulfosalsimonas Kjeldsen et al. 2010

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: De.sul’fo.sal.si.mo’nas L. abl. prep. de, from; L. neut. n. sulfur, sulfur; L. adj. salsus, salty, saline; L. fem. n. monas, unit, monad; N.L. fem. n. Desulfosalsimonas, a sulfate-reducing monad that thrives in (hyper)saline environments

Type species: Desulfosalsimonas propionicica Kjeldsen et al. 2010

Valid publication: Kjeldsen KU, Jakobsen TF, Glastrup J, Ingvorsen K. Desulfosalsimonas propionicica gen. nov., sp. nov., a halophilic, sulfate-reducing member of the family Desulfobacteraceae isolated from a salt-lake sediment. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2010; 60:1060-1065.

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: Desulfobacteraceae Kuever et al. 2006

Assigned by: Kjeldsen KU, Jakobsen TF, Glastrup J, Ingvorsen K. Desulfosalsimonas propionicica gen. nov., sp. nov., a halophilic, sulfate-reducing member of the family Desulfobacteraceae isolated from a salt-lake sediment. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2010; 60:1060-1065.

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