Golovacheva RS, Karavaiko GI. Sulfobacillus, a new genus of thermophilic sporeforming bacteria. Mikrobiologiya 1978; 47:815-822.
Anonymous. Validation list no. 36. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1991; 41:178-179.
Johnson et al. 2008
Johnson DB, Joulian C, d'Hugues P, Hallberg KB. Sulfobacillus benefaciens sp. nov., an acidophilic facultative anaerobic Firmicute isolated from mineral bioleaching operations. Extremophiles 2008; 12:789-798.
Euzeby JP. List of changes in taxonomic opinion no. 9. Notification of changes in taxonomic opinion previously published outside the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2009; 59:5-6. Notes:
Emendation accompanied by the proposal of 1 new species in the genus.
In the paper by Johnson et al. 2008, Sulfobacillus Golovacheva and Karavaiko 1991 is erroneously cited as Sulfobacillus Golovacheva and Karavaiko 1978.
De Vos et al. (2009) assigned this genus to the order Clostridiales Prévot 1953 (Approved Lists 1980).Publication:
Ludwig W, Schleifer K-H, Whitman WB. Class I. Bacilli class nov. In: De Vos P, Garrity GM, Jones D, Krieg NR, Ludwig W, Rainey FA, K.-H. S, Whitman WB (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 3 (The Firmicutes), Springer, New York, 2009, p. 19-20.
Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 5 Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 6 Total number of child taxa: 6