Name: Desulfotignum Kuever et al. 2001

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. pref. de-, from; L. neut. n. sulfur, sulfur; N.L. pref. desulfo-, desulfuricating (prefix used to characterize a dissimilatory sulfate-reducing procaryote); L. neut. n. tignum, a piece or stick of timber; N.L. neut. n. Desulfotignum, sulfate-reducing stick

Gender: neuter

Type species: Desulfotignum balticum Kuever et al. 2001

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Kuever J, Konneke M, Galushko A, Drzyzga O. Reclassification of Desulfobacterium phenolicum as Desulfobacula phenolica comb. nov. and description of strain SaxT as Desulfotignum balticum gen. nov., sp. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2001; 51:171-177.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 51, part 1 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2001; 51:269.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 3
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 3
Total number of child taxa: 3

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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