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Genus Desulforhopalus

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).


 

Desulforhopalus Isaksen and Teske 1999, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Desulforhopalus vacuolatus Isaksen et al. 1999.
Etymology: L. pref. de-, from; L. n. sulfur, sulfur; N.L. pref. desulfo-, desulfuricating (prefix used to characterize a dissimilatory sulfate-reducing procaryote); L. masc. n. rhopalus, cudgel; N.L. masc. n. Desulforhopalus, cudgel-formed sulfate reducer.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 70. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1999, 49, 935-936.
Effective publication: ISAKSEN (M.F.) and TESKE (A.): Desulforhopalus vacuolatus gen. nov., sp. nov., a new moderately psychrophilic sulfate-reducing bacterium with gas vacuoles isolated from a temperate estuary. Arch. Microbiol., 1996, 166, 160-168.
Validation List no. 70 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Desulforhopalus singaporensis Lie et al. 2000, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) S'pore T1 = DSM 12130.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF118453.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. singaporensis, pertaining to the place of isolation, Republic of Singapore.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 76. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2000, 50, 1699-1700.
Effective publication: LIE (T.J.), CLAWSON (M.L.), GODCHAUX (W.) and LEADBETTER (E.R.): Sulfidogenesis from 2-aminoethanesulfonate (taurine) fermentation by a morphologically unusual sulfate-reducing bacterium, Desulforhopalus singaporensis sp. nov. Appl. Environ. Microbiol., 1999, 65, 3328-3334.
Validation List no. 76 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Desulforhopalus vacuolatus Isaksen and Teske 1999, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ltk 10 = ATCC 700480= DSM 9700.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: L42613.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. vacuolatus (from L. v. vacuo, to make empty or void), vacuolated due to the morphology of the cells.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 70. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1999, 49, 935-936.
Effective publication: ISAKSEN (M.F.) and TESKE (A.): Desulforhopalus vacuolatus gen. nov., sp. nov., a new moderately psychrophilic sulfate-reducing bacterium with gas vacuoles isolated from a temperate estuary. Arch. Microbiol., 1996, 166, 160-168.
Validation List no. 70 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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