Name: Desulfurella Bonch-Osmolovskaya et al. 1993

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. abl. prep. de, from; L. neut. n. sulfur, sulfur; L. fem. dim. suff. -ella, diminutive ending; N.L. fem. dim. n. Desulfurella, a small sulfur reducer

Type species: Desulfurella acetivorans Bonch-Osmolovskaya et al. 1993

Effective publication: Bonch-Osmolovskaya EA, Sokolova TG, Kostrikina NA, Zavarzin GA. Desulfurella acetivorans gen. nov. and sp. nov.—a new thermophilic sulfur-reducing eubacterium. Arch. Microbiol. 1990; 153:151-155.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 46. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1993; 43:624-625.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 5
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 5
Total number of child taxa: 5

Parent taxon: Desulfurellaceae Kuever et al. 2006

Assigned by: Kuever J, Rainey FA, Widdel F. Family I. Desulfurellaceae 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. 923.

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