Name: Desulfosporosinus acidiphilus Alazard et al. 2012

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: a.ci.di.phi’lus L. neut. adj. acidum, an acid; from L. masc. adj. acidus, sour; N.L. adj. philus -a -um, friend, loving; from Gr. masc. adj. philos, ê-on; N.L. masc. adj. acidiphilus, acid-loving

Gender: masculine

Type strains: DSM 22704; JCM 16185; SJ4

16S rRNA gene: FJ951625 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Alazard D, Joseph M, Battaglia-Brunet F, Cayol JL, Ollivier B. Desulfosporosinus acidiphilus sp. nov.: a moderately acidophilic sulfate-reducing bacterium isolated from acid mining drainage sediments : New taxa: Firmicutes (Class Clostridia, Order Clostridiales, Family Peptococcaceae). Extremophiles 2010; 14:305-312.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Validation list no. 145. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2012; 62:1017-1019.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Desulfosporosinus Stackebrandt et al. 1997

Assigned by: Alazard D, Joseph M, Battaglia-Brunet F, Cayol JL, Ollivier B. Desulfosporosinus acidiphilus sp. nov.: a moderately acidophilic sulfate-reducing bacterium isolated from acid mining drainage sediments : New taxa: Firmicutes (Class Clostridia, Order Clostridiales, Family Peptococcaceae). Extremophiles 2010; 14:305-312.

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