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Genus Desulforhabdus

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).


 

Desulforhabdus Oude Elferink et al. 1997, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Desulforhabdus amnigena corrig. Oude Elferink et al. 1997.
Etymology: L. pref. de, from; L. n. sulfur, sulfur; Gr. fem. n. rhabdos, rod; N.L. fem. n. Desulforhabdus, a rod-shaped sulfate reducer.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 63. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1997, 47, 1274.
Effective publication: OUDE ELFERINK (S.J.W.H.), MAAS (R.N.), HARMSEN (H.J.M.) and STAMS (A.J.M.): Desulforhabdus amnigenus gen. nov. sp. nov., a sulfate reducer isolated from anaerobic granular sludge. Arch. Microbiol., 1995, 164, 119-124.
Validation List no. 63 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

Note: The Greek word rhabdos is in the feminine gender. So, according to Rule 65 (2), the generic name Desulforhabdus is in the feminine gender.
Reference: EUZÉBY (J.P.) and BOEMARE (N.E.): The modern Latin word rhabdus belongs to the feminine gender, inducing necessary corrections according to Rules 65(2), 12c(1) and 13b of the Bacteriological Code (1990 Revision). Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2000, 50, 1691-1692.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Desulforhabdus amnigena corrig. Oude Elferink et al. 1997, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ASRB1 = ATCC 51979= DSM 10338.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: X83274.
Etymology: L. n. amnis, any broad and deep-flowing, rapid water; L. suff. genus -a -um (from L. v. gigno, to produce, give birth to, beget), born from; N.L. fem. adj. amnigena, coming from water.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 63. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1997, 47, 1274.
Effective publication: OUDE ELFERINK (S.J.W.H.), MAAS (R.N.), HARMSEN (H.J.M.) and STAMS (A.J.M.): Desulforhabdus amnigenus gen. nov. sp. nov., a sulfate reducer isolated from anaerobic granular sludge. Arch. Microbiol., 1995, 164, 119-124.
Validation List no. 63 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

Note: The original spelling of the specific epithet, amnigenus (sic), has been corrected by Euzéby and Boemare 2000.
Reference: EUZÉBY (J.P.) and BOEMARE (N.E.): The modern Latin word rhabdus belongs to the feminine gender, inducing necessary corrections according to Rules 65(2), 12c(1) and 13b of the Bacteriological Code (1990 Revision). Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2000, 50, 1691-1692.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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