Name: Desulfospira Finster et al. 1997

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology:’ra. Gr. fem. n. speîra, a coil; N.L. fem. n. Desulfospira, a sulfate-reducing coil or spiral

Gender: feminine (stem: Desulfospir-)

Type species: Desulfospira joergensenii Finster et al. 1997

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Finster K, Liesack W, Tindall BJ. Desulfospira joergensenii, gen. nov., sp. nov., a new sulfate-reducing bacterium isolated from marine surface sediment. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 1997; 20:201-208.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 63. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1997; 47:1274.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name


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: Kuever J, Rainey FA, Widdel F. Family I. Desulfobacteraceae fam. nov. In: Brenner DJ, Krieg NR, Staley JT, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 2 (The Proteobacteria), part C (The Alpha-, Beta-, Delta-, and Epsilonproteobacteria), Springer, New York, 2005, p. 959-960.

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