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Genus Desulfofrigus

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).


 

Desulfofrigus Knoblauch et al. 1999, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Desulfofrigus oceanense Knoblauch et al. 1999.
Etymology: L. pref. de, from; L. n. sulfur, sulfur; N.L. pref. desulfo-, desulfuricating (prefix used to characterize a dissimilatory sulfate-reducing procaryote); L. neut. n. frigus, cold; N.L. neut. n. Desulfofrigus, sulfate reducer living in the cold.
Valid publication: KNOBLAUCH (C.), SAHM (K.) and JØRGENSEN (B.B.): Psychrophilic sulfate-reducing bacteria isolated from permanently cold Arctic marine sediments: description of Desulfofrigus oceanense gen. nov., sp. nov., Desulfofrigus fragile sp. nov., Desulfofaba gelida gen. nov., sp. nov., Desulfotalea psychrophila gen. nov., sp. nov. and Desulfotalea arctica sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1999, 49, 1631-1643.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Desulfofrigus fragile Knoblauch et al. 1999, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) LSv21 = DSM 12345.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF099065.
Etymology: L. neut. adj. fragile, easily broken, fragile, referring to the rapid lysis of the type strain in the stationary phase.
Valid publication: KNOBLAUCH (C.), SAHM (K.) and JORGENSEN (B.B.): Psychrophilic sulfate-reducing bacteria isolated from permanently cold Arctic marine sediments: description of Desulfofrigus oceanense gen. nov., sp. nov., Desulfofrigus fragile sp. nov., Desulfofaba gelida gen. nov., sp. nov., Desulfotalea psychrophila gen. nov., sp. nov. and Desulfotalea arctica sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1999, 49, 1631-1643.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Desulfofrigus oceanense Knoblauch et al. 1999, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ASv26 = DSM 12341.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF099064.
Etymology: L. n. oceanus, ocean; N.L. neut. adj. oceanense, pertaining to the ocean.
Valid publication: KNOBLAUCH (C.), SAHM (K.) and JØRGENSEN (B.B.): Psychrophilic sulfate-reducing bacteria isolated from permanently cold Arctic marine sediments: description of Desulfofrigus oceanense gen. nov., sp. nov., Desulfofrigus fragile sp. nov., Desulfofaba gelida gen. nov., sp. nov., Desulfotalea psychrophila gen. nov., sp. nov. and Desulfotalea arctica sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1999, 49, 1631-1643.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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