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Genus Desulfocapsa

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).


 

Desulfocapsa Janssen et al. 1997, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Desulfocapsa thiozymogenes Janssen et al. 1997.
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. n. capsa, box; N.L. fem. n. Desulfocapsa, a sulfate-reducing box.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 61. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1997, 47, 601-602.
Effective publication: JANSSEN (P.H.), SCHUHMANN (A.), BAK (F.) and LIESACK (W.): Disproportionation of inorganic sulfur compounds by the sulfate-reducing bacterium Desulfocapsa thiozymogenes gen. nov., sp. nov. Arch. Microbiol. 1996, 166, 184-192.
Validation List no. 61 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Desulfocapsa sulfexigens corrig. Finster et al. 2000, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) SB164P1 = ATCC 700424= DSM 10523.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: Y13672.
Etymology: L. n. sulfur, sulfur; L. v. exigo, to demand; N.L. part. adj. sulfexigens, demanding sulfur for growth.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 76. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2000, 50, 1699-1700.
Effective publication: FINSTER (K.), LIESACK (W.) and THAMDRUP (B.): Elemental sulfur and thiosulfate disproportionation by Desulfocapsa sulfoexigens sp. nov., a new anaerobic bacterium isolated from marine surface sediment. Appl. Environ. Microbiol., 1998, 64, 119-125.
Validation List no. 76 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

Note: The spelling of the specific epithet sulfoexigens (sic) has been corrected on validation according to Rule 61 of the Bacteriological Code.
Reference: ASSOCIATE EDITOR, IJSEM: Validation List no. 76 (footnote ‡). Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2000, 50, 1699-1700.
Validation List no. 76 in IJSEM Online

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Desulfocapsa thiozymogenes Janssen et al. 1997, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) Bra2 = DSM 7269.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: X95181.
Etymology: Gr. n. theion (Latin transliteration thium), sulfur; Gr. n. zumê, leaven, ferment; N.L. suff. -genes (from Gr. v. gennaô, to produce), producing; N.L. part. adj. thiozymogenes, causing a fermentation of sulfur.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 61. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1997, 47, 601-602.
Effective publication: JANSSEN (P.H.), SCHUHMANN (A.), BAK (F.) and LIESACK (W.): Disproportionation of inorganic sulfur compounds by the sulfate-reducing bacterium Desulfocapsa thiozymogenes gen. nov., sp. nov. Arch. Microbiol. 1996, 166, 184-192.
Validation List no. 61 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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