Name: Sulfuricurvum Kodama and Watanabe 2004

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Sul.fu.ri.cur’vum L. neut. n. sulfur (gen. sulfuris), sulfur; L. adj. curvus -a -um, curved; N.L. neut. n. Sulfuricurvum, curved bacterium that utilizes sulfur

Gender: neuter

Type species: Sulfuricurvum kujiense Kodama and Watanabe 2004

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Kodama Y, Watanabe K. Sulfuricurvum kujiense gen. nov., sp. nov., a facultatively anaerobic, chemolithoautotrophic, sulfur-oxidizing bacterium isolated from an underground crude-oil storage cavity. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:2297-2300.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 54, part 6 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2005; 55:551-554.

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: Helicobacteraceae Garrity et al. 2006

Assigned by: Han C, Kotsyurbenko O, Chertkov O, Held B, Lapidus A, Nolan M, Lucas S, Hammon N, Deshpande S, Cheng JF, et al. Complete genome sequence of the sulfur compounds oxidizing chemolithoautotroph Sulfuricurvum kujiense type strain (YK-1T). Stand Genomic Sci 2012; 6:94-103.

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