homotypic synonym, validly published under the ICNP
Desulfotomaculumgeothermicum is the correct name if this species is regarded as a separate species (i.e., if its nomenclatural type is not assigned to another species whose name is validly published, legitimate and not rejected and has priority) within a separate genus Desulfotomaculum.
The type strain ATCC 49053 is cited in the Validation List no. 32. However, it is not in ATCC catalog.Publication:
Anonymous. Validation list no. 32. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1990; 40:105-106.