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Genus Desulfosporosinus

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: 9
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).


 

Desulfosporosinus Stackebrandt et al. 1997, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Desulfosporosinus orientis Stackebrandt et al. 1997.
Etymology: L. pref. de, from; L. n. sulfur, sulfur; N.L. n. spora (from Gr. n. spora, a seed), spore; L. n. sinus, bend; N.L. masc. n. Desulfosporosinus, a spore-forming curved (organism) that reduces sulfur compounds.
Valid publication: STACKEBRANDT (E.), SPROER (C.), RAINEY (F.A.), BURGHARDT (J.), PÄUKER (O.) and HIPPE (H.): Phylogenetic analysis of the genus Desulfotomaculum: evidence for the misclassification of Desulfotomaculum guttoideum and description of Desulfotomaculum orientis as Desulfosporosinus orientis gen. nov., comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1997, 47, 1134-1139.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Desulfosporosinus Stackebrandt et al. 1997 emend. Robertson et al. 2001.
Type species: ¤ Desulfosporosinus orientis Stackebrandt et al. 1997.
Etymology: L. pref. de, from; L. n. sulfur, sulfur; N.L. n. spora (from Gr. n. spora, a seed), spore; L. n. sinus, bend; N.L. masc. n. Desulfosporosinus, a spore-forming curved (organism) that reduces sulfur compounds.
Reference: ROBERTSON (W.J.), BOWMAN (J.P.), FRANZMANN (P.D.) and MEE (B.J.): Desulfosporosinus meridiei sp. nov., a spore -forming sulfate-reducing bacterium isolated from gasolene-contaminated groundwater. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2001, 51, 133-140.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Desulfosporosinus Stackebrandt et al. 1997 emend. Stackebrandt et al. 2003.
Type species: ¤ Desulfosporosinus orientis Stackebrandt et al. 1997.
Etymology: L. pref. de, from; L. n. sulfur, sulfur; N.L. n. spora (from Gr. n. spora, a seed), spore; L. n. sinus, bend; N.L. masc. n. Desulfosporosinus, a spore-forming curved (organism) that reduces sulfur compounds.
Reference: STACKEBRANDT (E.), SCHUMANN (P.), SCHÜLER (E.) and HIPPE (H.): Reclassification of Desulfotomaculum auripigmentum as Desulfosporosinus auripigmenti corrig., comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2003, 53, 1439-1443.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Desulfosporosinus Stackebrandt et al. 1997 emend. Vatsurina et al. 2008.
Type species: ¤ Desulfosporosinus orientis Stackebrandt et al. 1997.
Etymology: L. pref. de, from; L. n. sulfur, sulfur; N.L. n. spora (from Gr. n. spora, a seed), spore; L. n. sinus, bend; N.L. masc. n. Desulfosporosinus, a spore-forming curved (organism) that reduces sulfur compounds.
Reference: VATSURINA (A.), BADRUTDINOVA (D.), SCHUMANN (P.), SPRING (S.) and VAINSHTEIN (M.): Desulfosporosinus hippei sp. nov., a mesophilic sulfate-reducing bacterium isolated from permafrost. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 1228-1232.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Desulfosporosinus acididurans Sánchez-Andrea et al. 2015, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) M1=DSM 27692=JCM 19471.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: HG316990.
Whole-genome sequence accession no. for the type strain: -.
Etymology: -.
Source: Environmental.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 163. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 65 (2015), 1105-1111.
Validation List Online
Effective publication: SÁNCHEZ-ANDREA, I., STAMS, A. J. M., HEDRICH, S., ŇANCUCHEO, I. and JOHNSON, D. B. 2015. Desulfosporosinus acididurans sp. nov.: an acidophilic sulfate-reducing bacterium isolated from acidic sediments. Extremophiles, 19, 39-47.
Effective publication Online

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Desulfosporosinus acidiphilus Alazard et al. 2012, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) SJ4 = DSM 22704 = JCM 16185.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: FJ951625.
Etymology: N.L. n. acidum (from L. adj. acidus, sour), an acid; N.L. masc. adj. philus (from Gr. masc. adj. philos), friend, loving; N.L. masc. adj. acidiphilus, acid-loving.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 145. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2012, 62, 1017-1019.
Effective publication: ALAZARD (D.), JOSEPH (M.), BATTAGLIA-BRUNET (F.), CAYOL (J.L.) and OLLIVIER (B.): Desulfosporosinus acidiphilus sp. nov.: a moderately acidophilic sulfate-reducing bacterium isolated from acid mining drainage sediments. New taxa: Firmicutes (Class Clostridia, Order Clostridiales, Family Peptococcaceae). Extremophiles, 2010, 14, 305-312.
Validation List no. 145 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Desulfosporosinus auripigmenti corrig. (Newman et al. 2000) Stackebrandt et al. 2003, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) OREX-4 = ATCC 700205= DSM 13351.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ493051.
Basonym: ¤ Desulfotomaculum auripigmentum Newman et al. 2000.
Etymology: L. neut. n. aurum, gold; L. neut. n. pigmentum, colour, pigment; N.L. gen. n. auripigmenti, of golden pigment, referring to the colour of precipitate (arsenosulfide, As2S3) which is formed after reduction of arsenate and sulfate.
Valid publication: STACKEBRANDT (E.), SCHUMANN (P.), SCHÜLER (E.) and HIPPE (H.): Reclassification of Desulfotomaculum auripigmentum as Desulfosporosinus auripigmenti corrig., comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2003, 53, 1439-1443.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Notes:
1 The original spelling of the specific epithet, auripigmentum, has been corrected by Stackebrandt et al. 2003 [1] to auripigmenti. However, this correction contravenes the Note for Rule 61 [2, 3].
References:
1 STACKEBRANDT (E.), SCHUMANN (P.), SCHÜLER (E.) and HIPPE (H.): Reclassification of Desulfotomaculum auripigmentum as Desulfosporosinus auripigmenti corrig., comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2003, 53, 1439-1443.
Original article by Stackebrandt et al. 2003 in IJSEM Online
2 DE VOS (P.) and TRÜPER (H.G.): Judicial Commission of the International Committee on Systematic Bacteriology IXth International (IUMS) Congress of Bacteriology and Applied Microbiology. Minutes of the meetings, 14, 15 and 18 August 1999, Sydney, Australia. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 2000, 50, 2239-2244.
Original article by De Vos and Trüper 2000 in IJSEM Online
3 LABEDA (D.P.): International Committee on Systematic Bacteriology IXth International (IUMS) Congress of Bacteriology and Applied Microbiology. Minutes of the meetings, 14 and 17 August 1999, Sydney, Australia. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 2000, 50, 2245-2247.
Original article by Labeda 2000 in IJSEM Online
2 In the paper by Stackebrandt et al. 2003, the basonym is erroneously cited as Desulfotomaculum auripigmentum Newman et al. 1997.

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Desulfosporosinus burensis Mayeux et al. 2013, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) BSREI1 = DSM 24089 = JCM 17380.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: JF810424.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. burensis, of or belonging to Bure, the area where the strain was isolated.
Valid publication: MAYEUX (B.), FARDEAU (M.L.), BARTOLI-JOSEPH (M.), CASALOT (L.), VINSOT (A.) and LABAT (M.): Desulfosporosinus burensis sp. nov., a spore-forming, mesophilic, sulfate-reducing bacterium isolated from a deep clay environment. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2013, 63, 593-598.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Desulfosporosinus hippei Vatsurina et al. 2008, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) 343 = DSM 8344 = VKM B-2003.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: Y11571.
Etymology: N.L. gen. n. hippei, of Hippe, named after Hans H. Hippe, of the DSMZ, for his numerous contributions to the cultivation and taxonomy of sulfate-reducing bacteria.
Valid publication: VATSURINA (A.), BADRUTDINOVA (D.), SCHUMANN (P.), SPRING (S.) and VAINSHTEIN (M.): Desulfosporosinus hippei sp. nov., a mesophilic sulfate-reducing bacterium isolated from permafrost. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 1228-1232.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Desulfosporosinus lacus Ramamoorthy et al. 2006, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) STP12 = DSM 15449 = JCM 12239.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ582757.
Etymology: L. n. lacus -us, a lake; L. gen. n. lacus, of a lake.
Valid publication: RAMAMOORTHY (S.), SASS (H.), LANGNER (H.), SCHUMANN (P.), KROPPENSTEDT (R.M.), SPRING (S.), OVERMANN (J.) and ROSENZWEIG (R.F.): Desulfosporosinus lacus sp. nov., a sulfate-reducing bacterium isolated from pristine freshwater lake sediments. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 2729-2736.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Desulfosporosinus meridiei Robertson et al. 2001, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) S10 = ATCC BAA-275 = DSM 13257 = NCIMB 13706.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF076527.
Etymology: L. n. meridies, the south; L. gen. n. meridiei, of the south, referring to its isolation in the Southern Hemisphere.
Valid publication: ROBERTSON (W.J.), BOWMAN (J.P.), FRANZMANN (P.D.) and MEE (B.J.): Desulfosporosinus meridiei sp. nov., a spore -forming sulfate-reducing bacterium isolated from gasolene-contaminated groundwater. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2001, 51, 133-140.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Desulfosporosinus orientis (Campbell and Postgate 1965) Stackebrandt et al. 1997, comb. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) Singapore I = ATCC 19365= DSM 765 = NCIB (now NCIMB) 8382 = VKM B-1628.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: Y11570.
Basonym: ¤ Desulfotomaculum orientis Campbell and Postgate 1965 (Approved Lists 1980).
Other synonym: "Desulfovibrio orientis" Adams and Postgate 1959.
Etymology: L. n. oriens -entis, the East, the Orient; L. gen. n. orientis, of the orient.
Valid publication: STACKEBRANDT (E.), SPROER (C.), RAINEY (F.A.), BURGHARDT (J.), PÄUKER (O.) and HIPPE (H.): Phylogenetic analysis of the genus Desulfotomaculum: evidence for the misclassification of Desulfotomaculum guttoideum and description of Desulfotomaculum orientis as Desulfosporosinus orientis gen. nov., comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1997, 47, 1134-1139.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Desulfosporosinus youngiae Lee et al. 2009, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) JW/YJL-B18 = ATCC BAA-1261 = DSM 17734.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: DQ117470.
Etymology: N.L. fem. gen. n. youngiae, of Young, in recognition of the contributions of Lily Y. Young to our understanding of the physiology and ecology of anaerobic bacteria.
Valid publication: LEE (Y.J.), ROMANEK (C.S.) and WIEGEL (J.): Desulfosporosinus youngiae sp. nov., a spore-forming, sulfate-reducing bacterium isolated from a constructed wetland treating acid mine drainage. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 2743-2746.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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