gib.so’ni.ae. N.L. gen. fem. n.gibsoniae, of Gibson, named after Jane Gibson, a British-American microbiologist and biochemist, who made important contributions to the field of anaerobic degradation of aromatic compounds
homotypic synonym, validly published under the ICNP
Desulfotomaculumgibsoniae 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.