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Genus Desulfohalobium

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).


 

Desulfohalobium Ollivier et al. 1991, gen. nov. (Type genus of the family ¤ Desulfohalobiaceae Kuever et al. 2006).
Type species: ¤ Desulfohalobium retbaense Ollivier et al. 1991.
Etymology: L. pref. de, from; L. n. sulfur, sulfur; N.L. pref. desulfo-, desulfuricating (prefix used to characterize a dissimilatory sulfate-reducing procaryote); Gr. n. hals halos, salt; Gr. n. bios, life; N.L. adj. halobius -a -um, living on salt; N.L. neut. n. Desulfohalobium, a sulfate-reducing, salt-requiring, rod-shaped bacterium.
Valid publication: OLLIVIER (B.), HATCHIKIAN (C.E.), PRENSIER (G.), GUEZENNEC (J.) and GARCIA (J.L.): Desulfohalobium retbaense gen. nov., sp. nov., a halophilic sulfate-reducing bacterium from sediments of a hypersaline lake in Senegal. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1991, 41, 74-81.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Desulfohalobium retbaense Ollivier et al. 1991, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 49708= DSM 5692 = JCM 16813.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: CP001734 (complete genome).
Etymology: N.L. neut. adj. retbaense, pertaining to Retba Lake in Senegal.
Valid publication: OLLIVIER (B.), HATCHIKIAN (C.E.), PRENSIER (G.), GUEZENNEC (J.) and GARCIA (J.L.): Desulfohalobium retbaense gen. nov., sp. nov., a halophilic sulfate-reducing bacterium from sediments of a hypersaline lake in Senegal. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1991, 41, 74-81.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Desulfohalobium utahense Jakobsen et al. 2006, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) EtOH3 = DSM 17720 = VKM B-2384.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: DQ067421.
Etymology: N.L. neut. adj. utahense, pertaining to the state of Utah, USA, where the type strain was first isolated.
Valid publication: JAKOBSEN (T.F.), KJELDSEN (K.U.) and INGVORSEN (K.): Desulfohalobium utahense sp. nov., a moderately halophilic, sulfate-reducing bacterium isolated from Great Salt Lake. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 2063-2069.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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