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Genus Desulfothermus

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).


 

Desulfothermus Kuever et al. 2006, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Desulfothermus naphthae Kuever et al. 2006.
Etymology: L. pref. de, from; L. n. sulfur, sulfur; N.L. pref. desulfo-, desulfuricating (prefix used to characterize a dissimilatory sulfate-reducing procaryote); Gr. adj. thermos, hot; N.L. masc. n. Desulfothermus, sulfate reducer living in hot places.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 107. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 1-6.
Effective publication: KUEVER (J.), RAINEY (F.A.) and WIDDEL (F.): Genus III. Desulfothermus gen. nov. In: D.J. BRENNER, N.R. KRIEG, J.T. STALEY and G. M. GARRITY (editors), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, second edition, vol. 2 (The Proteobacteria), part C (The Alpha-, Beta-, Delta-, and Epsilonproteobacteria), Springer, New York, 2005, pp. 955-956.
Validation List no. 107 in IJSEM Online

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Desulfothermus naphthae Kuever et al. 2006, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) TD3 = DSM 13418 = JCM 12298.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: X80922.
Etymology: L. gen. n. naphthae, of crude oil (able to oxidize crude oil).
Valid publication: Validation List no. 107. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 1-6.
Effective publication: KUEVER (J.), RAINEY (F.A.) and WIDDEL (F.): Genus III. Desulfothermus gen. nov. In: D.J. BRENNER, N.R. KRIEG, J.T. STALEY and G. M. GARRITY (editors), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, second edition, vol. 2 (The Proteobacteria), part C (The Alpha-, Beta-, Delta-, and Epsilonproteobacteria), Springer, New York, 2005, pp. 955-956.
Validation List no. 107 in IJSEM Online

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Desulfothermus okinawensis Nunoura et al. 2007, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) TFISO9 = DSM 17375 = JCM 13304.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB264617.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. okinawensis, of Okinawa, a region of Japan.
Valid publication: NUNOURA (T.), OIDA (H.), MIYAZAKI (M.), SUZUKI (Y.), TAKAI (K.) and HORIKOSHI (K.): Desulfothermus okinawensis sp. nov., a thermophilic and heterotrophic sulfate-reducing bacterium isolated from a deep-sea hydrothermal field. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 2360-2364.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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