Name: Desulfosporosinus Stackebrandt et al. 1997

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. prep. de, from; L. neut. n. sulfur, sulfur (S); Gr. fem. n. spora, spore; from Gr. fem. n. spora, a seed; L. masc. n. sinus, bend; N.L. masc. n. Desulfosporosinus, a spore-forming curved (organism) that reduces sulfur compounds

Gender: masculine (stem: Desulfosporosin-)

Type species: Desulfosporosinus orientis (Campbell and Postgate 1965) Stackebrandt et al. 1997

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Stackebrandt E, Sproer C, Rainey FA, Burghardt J, Pauker O, Hippe H. Phylogenetic analysis of the genus Desulfotomaculum: evidence for the misclassification of Desulfotomaculum guttoideum and description of Desulfotomaculum orientis as Desulfosporosinus orientis gen. nov., comb. nov. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1997; 47:1134-1139.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 47, part 4 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1998; 48:329-330.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 12
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 12
Total number of child taxa: 15

Parent taxon: Desulfitobacteriaceae Stackebrandt 2020

Assigned by: Stackebrandt E. The emended family Peptococcaceae and description of the families Desulfitobacteriaceae, Desulfotomaculaceae, and Thermincolaceae. In: Rosenberg E, DeLong E, Lory S, Stacke- brandt E, Thompson F (eds), The Prokaryotes., Springer, Berlin/Heidelberg, 2014, p. 286-290.

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