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Genus Desulfoluna

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").

 

Desulfoluna Suzuki et al. 2008, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Desulfoluna butyratoxydans Suzuki et al. 2008.
Etymology: L. pref. de, from; L. n. sulfur, sulfur; L. fem. n. luna, the figure of a half-moon, a crescent, lune; N.L. fem. n. Desulfoluna, a sulfate-reducing crescent.
Valid publication: SUZUKI (D.), UEKI (A.), AMAISHI (A.) and UEKI (K.): Desulfoluna butyratoxydans gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel Gram-negative, butyrate-oxidizing, sulfate-reducing bacterium isolated from an estuarine sediment in Japan. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 826-832.
Original article in IJSEM Online

 

Desulfoluna butyratoxydans Suzuki et al. 2008, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) MSL71 = DSM 19427 = JCM 14721.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB110540.
Etymology: N.L. n. butyras -atis, butyrate; N.L. part. adj. oxydans, oxidizing; N.L. part. adj. butyratoxydans, butyrate-oxidizing.
Valid publication: SUZUKI (D.), UEKI (A.), AMAISHI (A.) and UEKI (K.): Desulfoluna butyratoxydans gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel Gram-negative, butyrate-oxidizing, sulfate-reducing bacterium isolated from an estuarine sediment in Japan. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 826-832.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Desulfoluna spongiiphila Ahn et al. 2009, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) AA1 = ATCC BAA-1256 = DSM 17682.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EF187256.
Etymology: L. n. spongia, sponge; N.L. fem. adj. phila (from Gr. fem. adj. philê), friend, loving; N.L. fem. adj. spongiiphila, friendly to/living within a sponge.
Valid publication: AHN (Y.B.), KERKHOF (L.J.) and HÄGGBLOM (M.M.): Desulfoluna spongiiphila sp. nov., a dehalogenating bacterium in the Desulfobacteraceae from the marine sponge Aplysina aerophoba. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 2133-2139.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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