Name: Rhodobacter sulfidophilus (Hansen and Veldkamp 1973) Imhoff et al. 1984

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: Rhodopseudomonas sulfidophila Hansen and Veldkamp 1973 (Approved Lists 1980)

Etymology: N.L. neut. n. sulfidum, sulfide; N.L. masc. adj. philus, friend, loving; from Gr. masc. adj. philos, on; N.L. masc. adj. sulfidophilus, sulfide loving

Gender: masculine

Type strains: ATCC 35886; DSM 1374; Hansen W4; LMG 5201

16S rRNA gene: D16423 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Imhoff JF, Trüper HG, Pfennig N. Rearrangement of the species and genera of the phototrophic "purple nonsulfur bacteria". Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1984; 34:340-343.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Rhodovulum sulfidophilum (Hansen and Veldkamp 1973) Hiraishi and Ueda 1994

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Rhodobacter Imhoff et al. 1984

Assigned by: Imhoff JF, Trüper HG, Pfennig N. Rearrangement of the species and genera of the phototrophic "purple nonsulfur bacteria". Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1984; 34:340-343.

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