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Genus Desulfotalea

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).


 

Desulfotalea Knoblauch et al. 1999, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Desulfotalea psychrophila Knoblauch 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. fem. n. talea, a slender staff, a rod; N.L. fem. n. Desulfotalea, a sulfate-reducing rod.
Valid publication: KNOBLAUCH (C.), SAHM (K.) and JØRGENSEN (B.B.): Psychrophilic sulfate-reducing bacteria isolated from permanently cold Arctic marine sediments: description of Desulfofrigus oceanense gen. nov., sp. nov., Desulfofrigus fragile sp. nov., Desulfofaba gelida gen. nov., sp. nov., Desulfotalea psychrophila gen. nov., sp. nov. and Desulfotalea arctica sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1999, 49, 1631-1643.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Desulfotalea arctica Knoblauch et al. 1999, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) LSv514 = DSM 12342.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF099061.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. arctica, northern, from the Artic, referring to the site where the type strain was isolated.
Valid publication: KNOBLAUCH (C.), SAHM (K.) and JØRGENSEN (B.B.): Psychrophilic sulfate-reducing bacteria isolated from permanently cold Arctic marine sediments: description of Desulfofrigus oceanense gen. nov., sp. nov., Desulfofrigus fragile sp. nov., Desulfofaba gelida gen. nov., sp. nov., Desulfotalea psychrophila gen. nov., sp. nov. and Desulfotalea arctica sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1999, 49, 1631-1643.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Desulfotalea psychrophila Knoblauch et al. 1999, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) LSv54 = DSM 12343.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF099062.
Etymology: Gr. adj. psuchros, cold; N.L. adj. philus -a -um (from Gr. adj. philos -ê -on), friend, loving; N.L. fem. adj. psychrophila, cold loving.
Valid publication: KNOBLAUCH (C.), SAHM (K.) and JØRGENSEN (B.B.): Psychrophilic sulfate-reducing bacteria isolated from permanently cold Arctic marine sediments: description of Desulfofrigus oceanense gen. nov., sp. nov., Desulfofrigus fragile sp. nov., Desulfofaba gelida gen. nov., sp. nov., Desulfotalea psychrophila gen. nov., sp. nov. and Desulfotalea arctica sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1999, 49, 1631-1643.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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