homotypic synonym, validly published under the ICNP
This subspecies was automatically created by the valid publication of Desulfovibrioafricanus subsp. uniflagellum Castañeda-Carrión et al. 2010 according to rule 40d.Publication:
Castaneda-Carrion IN, Sheik CS, Krumholz LR. Desulfovibrio africanus subsp. uniflagellum subsp. nov., a sulfate-reducing bacterium from a uranium-contaminated subsurface aquifer. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2010; 60:880-886.
Desulfovibrioafricanus subsp. africanus is the correct name if this subspecies is regarded as a separate subspecies (i.e., if its nomenclatural type is not assigned to another subspecies whose name is validly published, legitimate and not rejected and has priority) within a separate species Desulfovibrioafricanus within a separate genus Desulfovibrio.
The original authorship, Campbell et al. 1966, was corrected according to the new Rule 40d.Publication:
Garrity GM, Labeda DP, Oren A. Judicial Commission of the International Committee on Systematics of Prokaryotes. XIIth International (IUMS) Congress of Bacteriology and Applied Microbiology. Minutes of the meetings, 3, 4 and 6 August 2008, Istanbul, Turkey. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 2011; 61:2775-2780.