heterotypic synonym, validly published under the ICNP
According to Perevalova et al. (2016), this species is a later heterotypic synonym of Desulfurococcusmucosus Zillig and Stetter 1983.Publication:
Perevalova AA, Kublanov IV, Bidzhieva SKh, Mukhopadhyay B, Bonch-Osmolovskaya EA, Lebedinsky AV. Reclassification of Desulfurococcus mobilis as a synonym of Desulfurococcus mucosus, Desulfurococcus fermentans and Desulfurococcus kamchatkensis as synonyms of Desulfurococcus amylolyticus, and emendation of the D. mucosus and D. amylolyticus species descriptions. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:514-517.
Desulfurococcusmobilis is the correct name if this species is regarded as a separate species within a separate genus Desulfurococcus.