Name: Desulfurivibrio Sorokin et al. 2008

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. pref. de-, from, off, away; L. neut. n. sulfur, sulfur; N.L. masc. n. vibrio, that which vibrates, a vibrio; N.L. masc. n. Desulfurivibrio, vibrio that reduces sulfur compounds

Gender: masculine

Type species: Desulfurivibrio alkaliphilus Sorokin et al. 2008

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Sorokin DY, Tourova TP, Mussmann M, Muyzer G. Dethiobacter alkaliphilus gen. nov. sp. nov., and Desulfurivibrio alkaliphilus gen. nov. sp. nov.: two novel representatives of reductive sulfur cycle from soda lakes. Extremophiles 2008; 12:431-439.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Validation list no. 123. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2008; 58:1993-1994.

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: Desulfobulbaceae Kuever et al. 2006

Assigned by: Pagani I, Lapidus A, Nolan M, Lucas S, Hammon N, Deshpande S, Cheng JF, Chertkov O, Davenport K, Tapia R, et al. Complete genome sequence of Desulfobulbus propionicus type strain (1pr3). Stand Genomic Sci 2011; 4:100-110.

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