Name: Sulfurospirillum Schumacher et al. 1993

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. neut. n. sulfur, sulfur; Gr. fem. n. speƮra, a spiral; N.L. neut. dim. n. spirillum, a short spiral; N.L. neut. dim. n. Sulfurospirillum, a spirillum that reduces elemental sulfur

Gender: neuter

Type species: Sulfurospirillum deleyianum Schumacher et al. 1993

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Schumacher W, Kroneck PMH, Pfennig N. Comparative systematic study on "Spirillum" 5175, Campylobacter and Wolinella species. Description of "Spirillum" 5175 as Sulfurospirillum deleyianum gen. nov., spec. nov. Arch. Microbiol. 1992; 158:287-293.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 44. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1993; 43:188-189.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 8
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 8
Total number of child taxa: 9

Parent taxon: Campylobacteraceae Vandamme and De Ley 1991

Assigned by: Garrity GM, Bell JA, Lilburn T. Class I. Alphaproteobacteria class. nov. In: Brenner DJ, Krieg NR, Staley JT, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 2 (The Proteobacteria), part C (The Alpha-, Beta-, Delta-, and Epsilonproteobacteria), Springer, New York, 2005, p. 1.

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