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Genus Desulfonema

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: 3
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).


 

Desulfonema Widdel 1981, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Desulfonema limicola Widdel 1981.
Etymology: L. pref. de, from; L. n. sulfur, sulfur; N.L. pref. desulfo-, desulfuricating (prefix used to characterize a dissimilatory sulfate-reducing procaryote); Gr. neut. n. nema, thread; N.L. neut. n. Desulfonema, thread-forming sulfate reducer.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 7. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1981, 31, 382-383.
Effective publication: WIDDEL (F.): Anaerober abbau von fettsäuren und benzoesäure durch neu isolierte arten sulfat-reduzier-ender bakterien. Dissertation. Georg-August-Universität zu Göttingen. Lindhorst/Schaumburg-Lippe, Göttingen, 1980.
Validation List no. 7 in IJSEM Online

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Desulfonema ishimotonii corrig. Fukui et al. 2000, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) Tokyo 01 = DSM 9680.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: U45992.
Etymology: N.L. gen. n. ishimotonii, of Ishimoto, named after Maoto Ishimoto, a Japanese biochemist and microbiologist.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 75. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2000, 50, 1415-1417.
Effective publication: FUKUI (M.), TESKE (A.), AßMUS (B.), MUYZER (G.) and WIDDEL (F.): Physiology, phylogenetic relationships, and ecology of filamentous sulfate-reducing bacteria (genus Desulfonema). Arch. Microbiol., 1999, 172, 193-203.
Validation List no. 75 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

Note: The spelling of the specific epithet, ishimotoi (sic), has been corrected on validation according to Rule 61 of the Bacteriological Code (1990 Revision).
Reference: ASSOCIATE EDITOR, IJSEM: Validation List no. 75 (footnote ‡). Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2000, 50, 1415-1417.
Validation List no. 75 in IJSEM Online

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Desulfonema limicola Widdel 1981, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) "Jadebusen" = 5ac10 = ATCC 33961= DSM 2076.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: U45990.
Etymology: L. n. limus, mud; L. suff. -cola (from L. n. incola), inhabitant, dweller; N.L. n. limicola, mud-dweller.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 7. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1981, 31, 382-383.
Effective publication: WIDDEL (F.): Anaerober abbau von fettsäuren und benzoesäure durch neu isolierte arten sulfat-reduzier-ender bakterien. Dissertation. Georg-August-Universität zu Göttingen. Lindhorst/Schaumburg-Lippe, Göttingen, 1980.
Validation List no. 7 in IJSEM Online

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Desulfonema magnum Widdel 1981, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) "Montpellier" = 4be13 = ATCC 35288= DSM 2077.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: U45989.
Etymology: L. neut. adj. magnum, large, great.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 7. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1981, 31, 382-383.
Effective publication: WIDDEL (F.): Anaerober abbau von fettsäuren und benzoesäure durch neu isolierte arten sulfat-reduzier-ender bakterien. Dissertation. Georg-August-Universität zu Göttingen. Lindhorst/Schaumburg-Lippe, Göttingen, 1980.
Validation List no. 7 in IJSEM Online

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