Name:Desulfovibrioferrireducens Vandieken et al. 2006
Proposed as: sp. nov.
fer.ri.re.du’cens. L. neut. n.ferrum, iron; L. pres. part.reducens, leading back, bringing back and in chemistry converting to a different oxidation state; N.L. part. adj.ferrireducens, reducing Fe(III) to Fe(II)
homotypic synonym, validly published under the ICNP
Desulfovibrioferrireducens 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 Desulfovibrio.