Name: Desulfosoma Baena et al. 2011

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: De.sul.fo.so’ma L. abl. prep. de, from; L. neut. n. sulfur, sulfur; N.L. pref. desulfo-, prefix used to characterize a dissimilatory sulfate-reducing prokaryote; Gr. neut. n. sôma, body; N.L. neut. n. Desulfosoma, sulfate-reducing body

Gender: neuter

Type species: Desulfosoma caldarium Baena et al. 2011

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Baena S, Perdomo N, Carvajal C, Diaz C, Patel BK. Desulfosoma caldarium gen. nov., sp. nov., a thermophilic sulfate-reducing bacterium from a terrestrial hot spring. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2011; 61:732-736.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 61, part 4 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2011; 61:1502-1503.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 2
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2
Total number of child taxa: 2

Parent taxon: Syntrophobacteraceae Kuever et al. 2006

Assigned by: Gregoire P, Fardeau ML, Guasco S, Lagiere J, Cambar J, Michotey V, Bonin P, Ollivier B. Desulfosoma profundi sp. nov., a thermophilic sulfate-reducing bacterium isolated from a deep terrestrial geothermal spring in France. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 2012; 101:595-602.

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