Name: Desulfurobacterium L'Haridon et al. 1998

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology:’ L. prep. de, from; L. neut. n. sulfur, sulphur (S); Gr. neut. dim. n. baktêrion, a small rod; N.L. neut. n. Desulfurobacterium, sulphur-reducing rod-shaped bacterium

Gender: neuter (stem: Desulfurobacteri-)

Type species: Desulfurobacterium thermolithotrophum L'Haridon et al. 1998

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: L'Haridon S, Cilia V, Messner P, Raguenes G, Gambacorta A, Sleytr UB, Prieur D, Jeanthon C. Desulfurobacterium thermolithotrophum gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel autotrophic, sulphur-reducing bacterium isolated from a deep-sea hydrothermal vent. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1998; 48:701-711.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 48, part 3 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1998; 48:1085-1087.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 4
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 4
Total number of child taxa: 5

Parent taxon: Desulfurobacteriaceae L'Haridon et al. 2006

Assigned by: Gupta RS, Lali R. Molecular signatures for the phylum Aquificae and its different clades: proposal for division of the phylum Aquificae into the emended order Aquificales, containing the families Aquificaceae and Hydrogenothermaceae, and a new order Desulfurobacteriales ord. nov., containing the family Desulfurobacteriaceae. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 2013; 104:349-368.

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