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Genus Desulfarculus

Warning: In the List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature, an arrow () only indicates the sequence of valid publication of names and does not mean that the last name in the sequence must be used (see: Introduction).

Number of species cited in this file: 1
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 0

Classification (Warning: see also the file "Classification of prokaryotes: Introduction").


For a detailed description of this taxon see Bergey’s Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria (BMSAB).


 

Desulfarculus Kuever et al. 2006, gen. nov. (Type genus of the order ¤ Desulfarculales corrig. Kuever et al. 2006; type genus of the family ¤ Desulfarculaceae Kuever et al. 2006).
Type species: ¤ Desulfarculus baarsii (Widdel 1981) Kuever et al. 2006.
Etymology: L. pref. de, from; L. n. sulfur, sulfur; N.L. masc. n. arculus, a small bow; N.L. masc. n. Desulfarculus, a bow-shaped sulfate-reducer.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 107. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 1-6.
Effective publication: KUEVER (J.), RAINEY (F.A.) and WIDDEL (F.): Genus I. Desulfarculus gen. nov. In: D.J. BRENNER, N.R. KRIEG, J.T. STALEY and G. M. GARRITY (editors), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, second edition, vol. 2 (The Proteobacteria), part C (The Alpha-, Beta-, Delta-, and Epsilonproteobacteria), Springer, New York, 2005, pp. 1004-1005.
Validation List no. 107 in IJSEM Online

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Desulfarculus baarsii (Widdel 1981) Kuever et al. 2006, comb. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) 2st14 = ATCC 33931= DSM 2075 = VKM B-1802.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: CP002085 (complete genome).
Basonym: ¤ Desulfovibrio baarsii Widdel 1981.
Etymology: N.L. gen. n. baarsii, of Baars, named after J.K. Baars, a Dutch microbiologist, who did the first comprehensive studies on nutrition of sulfate-reducing bacteria.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 107. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 1-6.
Effective publication: KUEVER (J.), RAINEY (F.A.) and WIDDEL (F.): Genus I. Desulfarculus gen. nov. In: D.J. BRENNER, N.R. KRIEG, J.T. STALEY and G. M. GARRITY (editors), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, second edition, vol. 2 (The Proteobacteria), part C (The Alpha-, Beta-, Delta-, and Epsilonproteobacteria), Springer, New York, 2005, pp. 1004-1005.
Validation List no. 107 in IJSEM Online

Note: The culture collection accession number VKM B-1802 has been provided on request for validation.
Reference: LISTS EDITOR, IJSEM: Validation List no. 107 (footnote #). Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 1-6.
Validation List no. 107 in IJSEM Online

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