Name: Desulfurispora Kaksonen et al. 2007

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: De.sul.fu.ri.spo’ra L. abl. prep. de, from; L. neut. n. sulfur, sulfur; Gr. fem. n. spora, a seed and, in biology, a spore; N.L. fem. n. Desulfurispora, a spore-forming organism that reduces sulfur compounds

Gender: feminine

Type species: Desulfurispora thermophila Kaksonen et al. 2007

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Kaksonen AH, Spring S, Schumann P, Kroppenstedt RM, Puhakka JA. Desulfurispora thermophila gen. nov., sp. nov., a thermophilic, spore-forming sulfate-reducer isolated from a sulfidogenic fluidized-bed reactor. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2007; 57:1089-1094.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 57, part 5 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2007; 57:1675-1676.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

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

Parent taxon: Peptococcaceae Rogosa 1971 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Sorokin DY, Muyzer G. Haloalkaliphilic spore-forming sulfidogens from soda lake sediments and description of Desulfitispora alkaliphila gen. nov., sp. nov. Extremophiles 2010; 14:313-320.

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