Name: Rhodopseudomonas sulfoviridis Keppen and Gorlenko 1975 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: vi’ri.dis L. neut. n. sulfur, sulfur; L. masc./fem. adj. viridis, green; N.L. masc./fem. adj. sulfoviridis, green and with sulfur

Gender: feminine

Type strain: DSM 729; NBRC 103805; V.M. Gorlenko P1

16S rRNA gene: D86514 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Keppen OI, Gorlenko VM. Characteristics of a new species of budding purple bacteria containing bacteriochlorophyll b. Mikrobiologiya 1975; 44:258-264.

IJSEM list: Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Blastochloris sulfoviridis (Keppen and Gorlenko 1975) Hiraishi 1997

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Rhodopseudomonas Czurda and Maresch 1937 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Keppen OI, Gorlenko VM. Characteristics of a new species of budding purple bacteria containing bacteriochlorophyll b. Mikrobiologiya 1975; 44:258-264.

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