Genus Desulfurispirillum

Name: Desulfurispirillum Sorokin et al. 2010

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. prep. de, from; L. neut. n. sulfur, sulfur; N.L. neut. dim. n. spirillum, a small spiral; from Gr. fem. n. [σπεῖρα] speîra, spiral; N.L. neut. dim. n. Desulfurispirillum, a spirillum that reduces elemental sulfur

Gender: neuter

Type species: Desulfurispirillum alkaliphilum Sorokin et al. 2010

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Sorokin DY, Foti M, Tindall BJ, Muyzer G. Desulfurispirillum alkaliphilum gen. nov. sp. nov., a novel obligately anaerobic sulfur- and dissimilatory nitrate-reducing bacterium from a full-scale sulfide-removing bioreactor. Extremophiles 2007; 11:363-370.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Validation list no. 131. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2010; 60:1-2.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 2
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2
Total number of child taxa: 2

Parent taxon: Chrysiogenaceae Garrity and Holt 2002

Assigned by: Rauschenbach I, Narasingarao P, Haggblom MM. Desulfurispirillum indicum sp. nov., a selenate- and selenite-respiring bacterium isolated from an estuarine canal. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2011; 61:654-658.

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