Boga HI, Ji R, Ludwig W, Brune A. Sporotalea propionica gen. nov. sp. nov., a hydrogen-oxidizing, oxygen-reducing, propionigenic firmicute from the intestinal tract of a soil-feeding termite. Arch Microbiol 2007; 187:15-27.
Euzeby JP. Validation list no. 115. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2007; 57:893-897.
validly published under the ICNP
heterotypic synonym, validly published under the ICNP
For the type species of this genus another name is in use, which is affiliated with the genus Pelosinus Shelobolina et al. 2007.Publication:
Moe WM, Stebbing RE, Rao JU, Bowman KS, Nobre MF, da Costa MS, Rainey FA. Pelosinus defluvii sp. nov., isolated from chlorinated solvent-contaminated groundwater, emended description of the genus Pelosinus and transfer of Sporotalea propionica to Pelosinus propionicus comb. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2012; 62:1369-1376.
Sporotalea is the correct name if this genus is regarded as a separate genus (i.e., if its nomenclatural type is not assigned to another genus whose name is validly published, legitimate and not rejected and has priority).
Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0 Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1 Total number of child taxa: 2