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Genus Desulfobacula

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: 2
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).


 

Desulfobacula Rabus et al. 2000, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Desulfobacula toluolica Rabus et al. 2000.
Etymology: L. pref. de, from; L. n. sulfur, sulfur; N.L. pref. desulfo-, desulfuricating (prefix used to characterize a dissimilatory sulfate-reducing procaryote); L. fem. dim. n. bacula, a small berry; N.L. fem. n. Desulfobacula, sulfate-reducing small berry.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 75. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2000, 50, 1415-1417.
Effective publication: RABUS (R.), NORDHAUS (R.), LUDWIG (W.) and WIDDEL (F.): Complete oxidation of toluene under strictly anoxic conditions by a new sulfate-reducing bacterium. Appl. Environ. Microbiol., 1993, 59, 1444-1451.
Validation List no. 75 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

Desulfobacula Rabus et al. 2000 emend. Kuever et al. 2001.
Type species: ¤ Desulfobacula toluolica Rabus et al. 2000.
Etymology: L. pref. de, from; L. n. sulfur, sulfur; N.L. pref. desulfo-, desulfuricating (prefix used to characterize a dissimilatory sulfate-reducing procaryote); L. fem. dim. n. bacula, a small berry; N.L. fem. n. Desulfobacula, sulfate-reducing small berry.
Reference: KUEVER (J.), KÖNNEKE (M.), GALUSHKO (A.) and DRZYZGA (O.): Reclassification of Desulfobacterium phenolicum as Desulfobacula phenolica comb. nov. and description of strain SaxT as Desulfotignum balticum gen. nov., sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2001, 51, 171-177.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Desulfobacula phenolica (Bak and Widdel 1988) Kuever et al. 2001, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) Ph01 = ATCC 43956= DSM 3384.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ237606.
Basonym: ¤ Desulfobacterium phenolicum Bak and Widdel 1988.
Etymology: N.L. n. phenol -olis, phenol; L. fem. suff. -ica, suffix used with the sense of pertaining to; N.L. fem. adj. phenolica, pertaining to phenol.
Valid publication: KUEVER (J.), KÖNNEKE (M.), GALUSHKO (A.) and DRZYZGA (O.): Reclassification of Desulfobacterium phenolicum as Desulfobacula phenolica comb. nov. and description of strain SaxT as Desulfotignum balticum gen. nov., sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2001, 51, 171-177.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: According to the Judicial Opinion 81, Desulfobacula phenolica (Bak and Widdel 1988) Kuever et al. 2001 may be considered as an incidental mention [see Rule 28b (3)].
Reference: JUDICIAL COMMISSION OF THE INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE ON SYSTEMATICS OF PROKARYOTES: Status of strains that contravene Rules 27 (3) and 30 of the International Code of Nomenclature of Bacteria. Opinion 81. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 1755-1763.
Opinion 81 in IJSEM Online

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Desulfobacula toluolica Rabus et al. 2000, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) Tol2 = DSM 7467.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ441316.
Etymology: N.L. n. toluol (from Fr. or Sp. tolu, balsam from Santiago de Tolu), toluol, toluene; L. fem. suff. -ica, suffix used with the sense of pertaining to; N.L. fem. adj. toluolica, pertaining to toluene.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 75. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2000, 50, 1415-1417.
Effective publication: RABUS (R.), NORDHAUS (R.), LUDWIG (W.) and WIDDEL (F.): Complete oxidation of toluene under strictly anoxic conditions by a new sulfate-reducing bacterium. Appl. Environ. Microbiol., 1993, 59, 1444-1451.
Validation List no. 75 in IJSEM Online- Effective publication Online

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