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Genus Desulfonispora

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: 1
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).


 

Desulfonispora Denger et al. 1999, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Desulfonispora thiosulfatigenes Denger et al. 1999.
Etymology: N.L. pref. desulfono- (from N.L. part. adj. desulfonans), desulfonating; N.L. fem. n. spora (from Gr. fem. spora, a seed), a spore; N.L. fem. n. Desulfonispora, desulfonating spore (-former).
Valid publication: DENGER (K.), STACKEBRANDT (E.) and COOK (A.M.): Desulfonispora thiosulfatigenes gen. nov., sp. nov., a taurine-fermenting, thiosulfate-producing anaerobic bacterium. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1999, 49, 1599-1603.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Desulfonispora thiosulfatigenes Denger et al. 1999, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) GKNTAU = ATCC 700533= DSM 11270.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: Y18214.
Etymology: N.L. n. thiosulfas -atis, thiosulfate; Gr. v. gennaô, produce, engender; N.L. part. adj. thiosulfatigenes, thiosulfate-producing.
Valid publication: DENGER (K.), STACKEBRANDT (E.) and COOK (A.M.): Desulfonispora thiosulfatigenes gen. nov., sp. nov., a taurine-fermenting, thiosulfate-producing anaerobic bacterium. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1999, 49, 1599-1603.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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