Name: "Desulfosporomusa" Sass et al. 2004

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology:’ L. prep. de, off; L. neut. n. sulfur, sulfur; L. masc. adj. sporus, spore; N.L. fem. n. musa, banana; N.L. fem. n. Desulfosporomusa, meaning sulfate-reducing and spore-bearing banana

Gender: feminine

Type species: "Desulfosporomusa polytropa" Sass et al. 2004

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Sass H, Overmann J, Rutters H, Babenzien HD, Cypionka H. Desulfosporomusa polytropa gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel sulfate-reducing bacterium from sediments of an oligotrophic lake. Arch Microbiol 2004; 182:204-211.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 0
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: [Firmicutes, not assigned to family]

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Record number: 521651