Genus Desulfotomaculum

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Number of species cited in this file: 32
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 2

Classification (Warning: see also the file "Classification of prokaryotes: Introduction").

 

Desulfotomaculum Campbell and Postgate 1965, genus.
Type species: ¤ Desulfotomaculum nigrificans (Werkman and Weaver 1927) Campbell and Postgate 1965 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: L. pref. de, from; L. n. sulfur, sulfur; L. n. tomaculum, a kind of sausage; N.L. neut. n. Desulfotomaculum, a sausage-shaped sulfate reducer.
References: SKERMAN (V.B.D.), McGOWAN (V.) and SNEATH (P.H.A.) (editors): Approved Lists of Bacterial Names. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1980, 30, 225-420 (Approved Lists of Bacterial Names in IJSEM Online - Approved Lists of Bacterial Names Amended edition). [CAMPBELL (L.L.) and POSTGATE (J.R.): Classification of the spore-forming sulfate-reducing bacteria. Bacteriological Reviews, 1965, 29, 359-363.]

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Desulfotomaculum acetoxidans Widdel and Pfennig 1977, species.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain "Göttingen" = 5575 = ATCC 49208 = DSM 771.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: CP001720 (complete genome).
Etymology: L. n. acetum, vinegar; N.L. n. acidum aceticum, acetic acid; N.L. v. oxido (sic) (from Gr. adj. oxus, sour, acid), to oxidize; N.L. part. adj. acetoxidans, oxidizing acetic acid.
References: SKERMAN (V.B.D.), McGOWAN (V.) and SNEATH (P.H.A.) (editors): Approved Lists of Bacterial Names. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1980, 30, 225-420 (Approved Lists of Bacterial Names in IJSEM Online - Approved Lists of Bacterial Names Amended edition). [1 WIDDEL (F.) and PFENNIG (N.): A new anaerobic, sporing, acetate-oxidizing, sulfate-reducing bacterium, Desulfotomaculum (emend.) acetoxidans. Archives of Microbiology, 1977, 112, 119-122. 2 Announcement of the valid publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. List no. 1. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology, 1977, 27, 306.]

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Desulfotomaculum aeronauticum Hagenauer et al. 1997, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain 9 = DSM 10349.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: X98407.
Etymology: Gr. n. aer aeros, air; Gr. adj. nautikos, naval, nautical, concerning ship/navigation; N.L. neut. adj. aeronauticum, pertaining to navigation in air.
References: VALIDATION LIST no. 62. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1997, 47, 915-916. [HAGENAUER (A.), HIPPE (H.) and RAINEY (F.A.): Desulfotomaculum aeronauticum sp. nov., a sporeforming, thiosulfate-reducing bacterium from corroded aluminium alloy in an aircraft. Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 1997, 20, 65-71.]
Validation List no. 62 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Desulfotomaculum alcoholivorax Kaksonen et al. 2008, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain RE35E1 = DSM 16058 = JCM 14019.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY548778.
Etymology: N.L. n. alcohol, alcohol; L. adj. vorax, voracious; N.L. neut. adj. alcoholivorax, alcohol-devouring.
Reference: KAKSONEN (A.H.), SPRING (S.), SCHUMANN (P.), KROPPENSTEDT (R.M.) and PUHAKKA (J.A.): Desulfotomaculum alcoholivorax sp. nov., a moderately thermophilic, spore-forming, sulfate-reducer isolated from a fluidized-bed reactor treating acidic metal- and sulfate-containing wastewater. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 833-838.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Desulfotomaculum alkaliphilum Pikuta et al. 2000, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain S1 = ATCC 700784 = DSM 12257 = VKM B-2192.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF097024.
Etymology: N.L. n. alkali, alkali (from Arabic article al, the; Arabic n. qaliy, ashes of saltwort), alkali; N.L. adj. philus -a -um (from Gr. adj. philos -ê -on), friend, loving; N.L. neut. adj. alkaliphilum, alkali-loving.
Reference: PIKUTA (E.), LYSENKO (A.), SUZINA (N.), OSIPOV (G.), KUZNETSOV (B.), TOUROVA (T.), AKIMENKO (V.) and LAURINAVICHIUS (K.): Desulfotomaculum alkaliphilum sp. nov., a new alkaliphilic, moderately thermophilic, sulfate-reducing bacterium. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2000, 50, 25-33.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Desulfotomaculum antarcticum (ex Iizuka et al. 1969) Campbell and Singleton 1988, sp. nov., nom. rev.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain IAM 64.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: not found.
Synonym: "Desulfotomaculum antarcticum" Iizuka et al. 1969.
Etymology: L. neut. adj. antarticum, southern, pertaining to Antarctica.
References: VALIDATION LIST no. 25. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1988, 38, 220-222. [CAMPBELL (L.L.) and SINGLETON Jr. (R.): Genus Desulfotomaculum Campbell and Postgate 1965, 361AL. In: P.H.A. SNEATH, N.S. MAIR, M.E. SHARPE and J.G. HOLT (editors), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, first edition, vol. 2, The Williams & Wilkins Co., Baltimore, 1986, pp. 1200-1202.]
Validation List no. 25 in IJSEM Online

Note: All cultures (except microalgae) preserved at the IAM Culture Collection (Institute of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences, The University of Tokyo) have been transferred to JCM (Japan Collection of Microorganisms). However, the strain IAM 64 is no longer available at the JCM catalog and most probably there is not alternative collection.
Reference: YARZA (P.): Personal communication (December 01, 2009).

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Desulfotomaculum arcticum Vandieken et al. 2006, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain 15 = DSM 17038 = JCM 12923.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: DQ148942.
Etymology: L. neut. adj. arcticum, northern, arctic, from the Arctic, referring to the place where the type strain was isolated.
Reference: VANDIEKEN (V.), KNOBLAUCH (C.) and JØRGENSEN (B.B.): Desulfotomaculum arcticum sp. nov., a novel spore-forming, moderately thermophilic, sulfate-reducing bacterium isolated from a permanently cold fjord sediment of Svalbard. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 687-690.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Desulfotomaculum auripigmentum Newman et al. 2000, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain OREX-4 = ATCC 700205 = DSM 13351.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ493051.
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.
References: VALIDATION LIST no. 75. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2000, 50, 1415-1417. [NEWMAN (D.K.), KENNEDY (E.K.), COATES (J.D.), AHMANN (D.), ELLIS (D.J.), LOVLEY (D.R.) and MOREL (F.M.M.): Dissimilatory arsenate and sulfate reduction in Desulfotomaculum auripigmentum. Arch. Microbiol., 1997, 168, 380-388.]
Validation List no. 75 in IJSEM Online (PDF Format) - Effective publication Online

¤ Desulfosporosinus auripigmenti corrig. (Newman et al. 2000) Stackebrandt et al. 2003, comb. nov.

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Desulfotomaculum australicum Love et al. 1993, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain AB33 = ACM 3917.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: M96665.
Etymology: N.L. neut. adj. australicum, pertaining to Australia.
References: VALIDATION LIST no. 47. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1993, 43, 864-865. [LOVE (A.C.), PATEL (B.K.), NICHOLS (P.D.) and STACKEBRANDT (E.): Desulfotomaculum australicum, sp. nov., a thermophilic sulfate-reducing bacterium isolated from the Great Artesian Basin in Australia. Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 1993, 16, 244-251.]
Validation List no. 47 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Desulfotomaculum carboxydivorans Parshina et al. 2005, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain CO-1-SRB = DSM 14880 = VKM B-2319.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY961415, CP002736 (complete genome).
Etymology: N.L. n. carboxydum, carbon monoxide; L. part. adj. vorans, devouring; N.L. part. adj. carboxydivorans, carbon monoxide digesting.
Reference: PARSHINA (S.N.), SIPMA (J.), NAKASHIMADA (Y.), HENSTRA (A.M.), SMIDT (H.), LYSENKO (A.M.), LENS (P.N.L.), LETTINGA (G.) and STAMS (A.J.M.): Desulfotomaculum carboxydivorans sp. nov., a novel sulfate-reducing bacterium capable of growth at 100 % CO. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 2159-2165.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Desulfotomaculum defluvii Krishnamurthi et al. 2013, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain A5LFS102 = DSM 23699 = JCM 14036 = MTCC 7767.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AM184185.
Etymology: L. gen. n. defluvii, of sewage, of wastewater, isolated from a landfill.
Reference: KRISHNAMURTHI (S.), SPRING (S.), ANIL KUMAR (P.), MAYILRAJ (S.), KLENK (H.P.) and SURESH (K.): Desulfotomaculum defluvii sp. nov., a sulfate-reducing bacterium isolated from the subsurface environment of a landfill. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2013, 63, 2290-2295.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Desulfotomaculum geothermicum Daumas et al. 1990, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain BSD = DSM 3669.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ294428.
Etymology: Gr. n. , earth, Gr. n. thermê, heat; L. neut. suff. -icum, suffix used with the sense of pertaining to; N.L. neut. adj. geothermicum, geothermal.
References: VALIDATION LIST no. 32. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1990, 40, 105-106. [DAUMAS (S.), CORD-RUWISCH (R.) and GARCIA (J.L.): Desulfotomaculum geothermicum sp. nov., a thermophilic, fatty acid-degrading, sulfate-reducing bacterium isolated with H2 from geothermal ground water. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek J. Microbiol., 1988, 54, 165-178.]
Validation List no. 32 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

Note: The type strain ATCC 49053 is cited in the Validation List no. 32. However, it is not in ATCC catalog.

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Desulfotomaculum gibsoniae Kuever et al. 1999, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain Groll = DSM 7213.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: Y11576.
Etymology: N.L. gen. n. gibsoniae, of Gibson; named after Jane Gibson, a British-American microbiologist and biochemist who made important contributions to the field of anaerobic degradation of aromatic compounds.
Reference: KUEVER (J.), RAINEY (F.A.) and HIPPE (H.): Description of Desulfotomaculum sp. Groll as Desulfotomaculum gibsoniae sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1999, 49, 1801-1808.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Desulfotomaculum guttoideum Gogotova and Vainstein 1986, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain 50 = DSM 4024 = VKM B-1591.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: Y11568.
Etymology: not found.
References: VALIDATION LIST no. 22. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1986, 36, 573-576. [GOGOTOVA (G.I.) and VAINSTEIN (M.B.): The sporogenous sulfate reducing bacterium Desulfotomaculum guttoideum sp. nov. Mikrobiologia, 1983, 52, 789-793.]
Validation List no. 22 in IJSEM Online

Notes:
1 The VKM strain number has been supplied by M.B. Vainstein.
Reference: ASSOCIATE EDITOR, IJSB: Validation List no. 22 (footnote d). Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1986, 36, 573-576.
Validation List no. 22 in IJSEM Online
2 Desulfotomaculum guttoideum, which shows high levels of relatedness to a cluster of Clostridium, should be excluded from the genus Desulfotomaculum. However, the authors do not propose nomenclatural change.
Reference: 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.
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Desulfotomaculum halophilum Tardy-Jacquenod et al. 1998, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain SEBR 3139 = ATCC 700650 = DSM 11559.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: U88891.
Etymology: Gr. n. hals halos, salt; N.L. adj. philus -a -um (from Gr. adj. philos -ê -on), friend, loving; N.L. neut. adj. halophilum, salt-loving.
Reference: TARDY-JACQUENOD (C.), MAGOT (M.), PATEL (B.K.C.), MATHERON (R.) and CAUMETTE (P.): Desulfotomaculum halophilum sp. nov., a halophilic sulfate-reducing bacterium isolated from oil production facilities. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1998, 48, 333-338.
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Desulfotomaculum hydrothermale Haouari et al. 2008, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain Lam5 = DSM 18033 = JCM 13992.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EF081293.
Etymology: Gr. n. hudros, water; Gr. n. thermê, heat; L. suff. -alis -is -e, suffix used with the sense of pertaining to; N.L. neut. adj. hydrothermale, from a hydrothermal area.
Reference: HAOUARI (O.), FARDEAU (M.L.), CAYOL (J.L.), CASIOT (C.), ELBAZ-POULICHET (F.), HAMDI (M.), JOSEPH (M.) and OLLIVIER (B.): Desulfotomaculum hydrothermale sp. nov., a thermophilic sulfate-reducing bacterium isolated from a terrestrial Tunisian hot spring. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 2529-2535.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: In the etymology provided by Haouari et al. 2008, the Greek noun hydros is erroneously cited as hydro.

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Desulfotomaculum intricatum Watanabe et al. 2013, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) SR45=NBRC 109411=DSM 26801.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: AB778017.
Etymology: L. n. adj. intricatum, perplexed, embarrassed, entangled, referring to the complexity of the 16S rRNA gene sequences of the type strain.
Source: Environmental - freshwater.
Reference: WATANABE, M., KOJIMA, H. and FUKUI, M. 2013. Desulfotomaculum intricatum sp. nov., a sulfate reducer isolated from freshwater lake sediment. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 63, 3574-3578.
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Desulfotomaculum kuznetsovii Nazina et al. 1990, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain 17 = DSM 6115 = VKM B-1805.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: Y11569, CP002770 (complete genome).
Etymology: N.L. gen. n. kuznetovii, of Kuznetsov, named in honor of the leading Soviet microbiologist S.I. Kuznetsov who has made a significant contribution to the study of geochemical activity of micro-organisms.
References: VALIDATION LIST no. 35. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1990, 40, 470-471. [NAZINA (T.N.), IVANOVA (A.E.), KANCHAVELI (L.P.) and ROZANOVA (E.P.): Desulfotomaculum kuznetsovii sp. nov., a new spore-forming thermophilic methylotrophic sulfate-reducing bacterium. Mikrobiologiya, 1988, 57, 823-827.]
Validation List no. 35 in IJSEM Online

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Desulfotomaculum luciae Liu et al. 1997, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain SLT = ATCC 700428 = DSM 12396 = SMCC W644.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF069293 (strain SLT), HE582754 (strain DSM 12396, clone 1), HE582755 (strain DSM 12396, clone 2), HE582756 (strain DSM 12396, clone 3), HE582757 (strain DSM 12396, clone 4).
Etymology: N.L. gen. n. luciae, of Lucia, referring to the source of the type strain, a hot spring in St Lucia.
Reference: LIU (Y.), KARNAUCHOW (T.M.), JARRELL (K.F.), BALKWILL (D.L.), DRAKE (G.R.), RINGELBERG (D.), CLARNO (R.) and BOONE (D.R.): Description of two new thermophilic Desulfotomaculum spp., Desulfotomaculum putei sp. nov., from a deep terrestrial subsurface, and Desulfotomaculum luciae sp. nov., from a hot spring. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1997, 47, 615-621.
Original article in IJSB Online

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Desulfotomaculum nigrificans (Werkman and Weaver 1927) Campbell and Postgate 1965, species. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain ATCC 19998 = DSM 574 = NBRC 13698.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: HG005352.
Synonyms: "Clostridium nigrificans" Werkman and Weaver 1927, "Sporovibrio desulfuricans" (Beijerinck) Starkey 1938.
Etymology: L. part. adj. nigrificans, making black, blackening.
References: SKERMAN (V.B.D.), McGOWAN (V.) and SNEATH (P.H.A.) (editors): Approved Lists of Bacterial Names. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1980, 30, 225-420 (Approved Lists of Bacterial Names in IJSEM Online - Approved Lists of Bacterial Names Amended edition). [1 WERKMAN (C.H.) and WEAVER (H.J.): Studies in the bacteriology of suphur stinker spoilage of canned sweet corn. Iowa State Journal of Science, 1927, 2, 57-67. 2 CAMPBELL (L.L.) and POSTGATE (J.R.): Classification of the spore-forming sulfate-reducing bacteria. Bacteriological Reviews, 1965, 29, 359-363.]

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Desulfotomaculum orientis Campbell and Postgate 1965, species.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain Singapore I = ATCC 19365 = DSM 765 = NCIB (now NCIMB) 8382 = VKM B-1628.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: Y11570.
Synonym: "Desulfovibrio orientis" Adams and Postgate 1959.
Etymology: L. n. oriens -entis, the East, the Orient; L. gen. n. orientis, of the orient.
References: SKERMAN (V.B.D.), McGOWAN (V.) and SNEATH (P.H.A.) (editors): Approved Lists of Bacterial Names. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1980, 30, 225-420 (Approved Lists of Bacterial Names in IJSEM Online - Approved Lists of Bacterial Names Amended edition). [CAMPBELL (L.L.) and POSTGATE (J.R.): Classification of the spore-forming sulfate-reducing bacteria. Bacteriological Reviews, 1965, 29, 359-363.]

Note: In the Bergey's Manual of Determinative Bacteriology eight edition and in the Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology first edition, this taxon is cited as Desulfotomaculum orientis (Adams and Postgate 1959) Campbell and Postgate 1965.

¤ Desulfosporosinus orientis Stackebrandt et al. 1997, comb. nov.

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Desulfotomaculum peckii Jabari et al. 2013, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain LINDBHT1 = DSM 23769 = JCM 17209.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: JX861507.
Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. peckii, of Peck, named in memory and in honour of the biochemist Professor Harry D. Peck, Jr (Department of Biochemistry, University of Georgia, Athens, USA), for his great contribution to our knowledge of the biochemistry and physiology of SRB (mainly the discovery of oxidative phosphorylation in anaerobic micro-organisms in 1960).
Reference: JABARI (L.), GANNOUN (H.), CAYOL (J.L.), HAMDI (M.), OLLIVIER (B.), FAUQUE (G.) and FARDEAU (M.L.): Desulfotomaculum peckii sp. nov., a moderately thermophilic member of the genus Desulfotomaculum, isolated from an upflow anaerobic filter treating abattoir wastewaters. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2013, 63, 2082-2087.
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Desulfotomaculum putei Liu et al. 1997, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain TH-11 = ATCC 700427 = DSM 12395 = SMCC W459.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF053929.
Etymology: L. gen. n. putei, of a pit or well, referring to the source of the type strain, an exploratory gas well.
Reference: LIU (Y.), KARNAUCHOW (T.M.), JARRELL (K.F.), BALKWILL (D.L.), DRAKE (G.R.), RINGELBERG (D.), CLARNO (R.) and BOONE (D.R.): Description of two new thermophilic Desulfotomaculum spp., Desulfotomaculum putei sp. nov., from a deep terrestrial subsurface, and Desulfotomaculum luciae sp. nov., from a hot spring. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1997, 47, 615-621.
Original article in IJSB Online

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Desulfotomaculum ruminis Campbell and Postgate 1965, species.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain ATCC 23193 = DSM 2154.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: Y11572, CP002780 (complete genome).
Etymology: L. n. rumen, throat, first stomach (rumen) of a ruminant; L. gen. n. ruminis, of a rumen.
References: SKERMAN (V.B.D.), McGOWAN (V.) and SNEATH (P.H.A.) (editors): Approved Lists of Bacterial Names. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1980, 30, 225-420 (Approved Lists of Bacterial Names in IJSEM Online - Approved Lists of Bacterial Names Amended edition). [CAMPBELL (L.L.) and POSTGATE (J.R.): Classification of the spore-forming sulfate-reducing bacteria. Bacteriological Reviews, 1965, 29, 359-363.]

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Desulfotomaculum sapomandens Cord-Ruwisch and Garcia 1990, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain "Pato" = DSM 3223.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF168365.
Etymology: L. n. sapo -onis, soap; L. v. mando, to eat, devour; N.L. part. adj. sapomandens, eating soap.
References: VALIDATION LIST no. 32. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1990, 40, 105-106. [CORD-RUWISCH (R.) and GARCIA (J.L.): Isolation and characterization of an anaerobic benzoate-degrading spore-forming sulfate-reducing bacterium, Desulfotomaculum sapomandens sp. nov. FEMS Microbiol. Lett., 1985, 29, 325-330.]
Validation List no. 32 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Desulfotomaculum solfataricum Goorissen et al. 2003, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain V21 = CIP 107984 = DSM 14956.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY084078.
Etymology: N.L. neut. adj. solfataricum, pertaining to solfatares, derived from solfatara (field of hot sulfur springs and fumaroles), referring to the original habitat of the organism.
Reference: GOORISSEN (H.P.), BOSCHKER (H.T.S.), STAMS (A.J.M.) and HANSEN (T.A.): Isolation of thermophilic Desulfotomaculum strains with methanol and sulfite from solfataric mud pools, and characterization of Desulfotomaculum solfataricum sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2003, 53, 1223-1229.
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Desulfotomaculum thermoacetoxidans Min and Zinder 1995, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain CAMZ = DSM 5813.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: Y11573.
Etymology: Gr. adj. thermos, hot; L. n. acetum, vinegar; N.L. n. acidum aceticum, acetic acid; N.L. v. oxido (sic) (from Gr. adj. oxus, sour, acid), to oxidize; N.L. part. adj. thermoacetoxidans, oxidizing acetate under hot conditions.
References: VALIDATION LIST no. 55. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1995, 45, 879-880. [MIN (H.) and ZINDER (S.H.): Isolation and characterization of a thermophilic sulfate-reducing bacterium Desulfotomaculum thermoacetoxidans sp. nov. Arch. Microbiol., 1990, 153, 399-404.]
Validation List no. 55 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Desulfotomaculum thermobenzoicum Tasaki et al. 1991, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain TSB = ATCC 49756 = DSM 6193.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ294429.
Etymology: Gr. adj. thermos, hot; N.L. neut. adj. benzoicum, pertaining to benzoate; N.L. neut. adj. thermobenzoicum, oxidizes benzoate under thermophilic conditions.
References: VALIDATION LIST no. 39. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1991, 41, 580-581. [TASAKI (M.), KAMAGATA (Y.), NAKAMURA (K.) and MIKAMI (E.): Isolation and characterization of a thermophilic benzoate-degrading, sulfate-reducing bacterium, Desulfotomaculum thermobenzoicum sp. nov. Arch. Microbiol., 1991, 155, 348-352.]
Validation List no. 39 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

Desulfotomaculum thermobenzoicum Tasaki et al. 1991 emend. Plugge et al. 2002.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain TSB = ATCC 49756 = DSM 6193.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ294429.
Etymology: Gr. adj. thermos, hot; N.L. neut. adj. benzoicum, pertaining to benzoate; N.L. neut. adj. thermobenzoicum, oxidizes benzoate under thermophilic conditions.
Reference: PLUGGE (C.M.), BALK (M.) and STAMS (A.J.M.): Desulfotomaculum thermobenzoicum subsp. thermosyntrophicum subsp. nov., a thermophilic, syntrophic, propionate-oxidizing, spore-forming bacterium. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2002, 52, 391-399.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: Desulfotomaculum thermobenzoicum Tasaki et al. 1991 emend. Plugge et al. 2002 is divided into subspecies (see: below).

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Desulfotomaculum thermobenzoicum subsp. thermobenzoicum (Tasaki et al. 1991) Plugge et al. 2002, subsp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain TSB = ATCC 49756 = DSM 6193.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ294429.
Etymology: Gr. adj. thermos, hot; N.L. neut. adj. benzoicum, pertaining to benzoate; N.L. neut. adj. thermobenzoicum, oxidizes benzoate under thermophilic conditions.
Reference: PLUGGE (C.M.), BALK (M.) and STAMS (A.J.M.): Desulfotomaculum thermobenzoicum subsp. thermosyntrophicum subsp. nov., a thermophilic, syntrophic, propionate-oxidizing, spore-forming bacterium. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2002, 52, 391-399.
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Notes:
1 The original authorship, Tasaki et al. 1991, was corrected according to the new Rule 40d.
Reference: GARRITY (G.M.), LABEDA (D.P.) and OREN (A.): Judicial Commission of the International Committee on Systematics of Prokaryotes. XIIth International (IUMS) Congress of Bacteriology and Applied Microbiology. Minutes of the meetings, 3, 4 and 6 August 2008, Istanbul, Turkey. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2011, 61, 2775-2780.
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2 The subspecies Desulfotomaculum thermobenzoicum subsp. thermobenzoicum (Tasaki et al. 1991) Plugge et al. 2002 is automatically created by the valid publication of ¤ Desulfotomaculum thermobenzoicum subsp. thermosyntrophicum Plugge et al. 2002 [Rule 40d (formerly Rule 46)].

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Desulfotomaculum thermobenzoicum subsp. thermosyntrophicum Plugge et al. 2002, subsp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain TPO = ATCC BAA-281 = DSM 14055.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY007190.
Etymology: Gr. adj. thermos, hot; Gr. adj. suntrophos, having grown up with one; N.L. neut. adj. thermosynthrophicum, referring to the capacity of the organism to grow at elevated temperatures on propionate in the presence of a partner organism.
Reference: PLUGGE (C.M.), BALK (M.) and STAMS (A.J.M.): Desulfotomaculum thermobenzoicum subsp. thermosyntrophicum subsp. nov., a thermophilic, syntrophic, propionate-oxidizing, spore-forming bacterium. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2002, 52, 391-399.
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Note: According to Rules 27(3) and 30, this name is not validly published because the effective publication only documents deposit of the type strain in a single recognized culture collection. However, according to the Judicial Opinion 81, Desulfotomaculum thermobenzoicum subsp. thermosyntrophicum Plugge et al. 2002 is to be considered to be validly published.
References:
1 EUZÉBY (J.P.) and TINDALL (B.J.): Status of strains that contravene Rules 27(3) and 30 of the Bacteriological Code. Request for an Opinion. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2004, 54, 293-301.
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2 JUDICIAL COMMISSION OF THE INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE ON SYSTEMATICS OF PROKARYOTES: Status of strains that contravene Rules 27 (3) and 30 of the International Code of Nomenclature of Bacteria. Opinion 81. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 1755-1763.
Opinion 81 in IJSEM Online

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Desulfotomaculum thermocisternum Nilsen et al. 1996, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain ST90 = DSM 10259.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: U33455.
Etymology: Gr. adj. thermos, hot; L. fem. n. cisterna, reservoir; N.L. adj. (?!) thermocisternum, hot reservoir, referring to the original habitat of the organism.
Reference: NILSEN (R.K.), TORSVIK (T.) and LIEN (T.): Desulfotomaculum thermocisternum sp. nov., a sulfate reducer isolated from a hot North Sea oil reservoir. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1996, 46, 397-402.
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Desulfotomaculum thermosapovorans Fardeau et al. 1995, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain MLF = DSM 6562.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: Z26315.
Etymology: Gr. adj. thermos, hot; L. n. sapo -onis, soap; L. part. adj. vorans, devouring; N.L. part. adj. sapovorans, soap devouring; N.L. part. adj. thermosapovorans, thermophilic and soap-devouring.
Reference: FARDEAU (M.L.), OLLIVIER (B.), PATEL (B.K.C.), DWIVEDI (P.), RAGOT (M.) and GARCIA (J.L.): Isolation and characterization of a thermophilic sulfate-reducing bacterium, Desulfotomaculum thermosapovorans sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1995, 45, 218-221.
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Desulfotomaculum thermosubterraneum Kaksonen et al. 2006, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain RL50JIII = DSM 16057 = JCM 13837.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: DQ208688.
Etymology: Gr. adj. thermos, hot; L. neut. adj. subterraneum, subterranean, underground, below the Earth's surface; N.L. neut. adj. thermosubterraneum, thermophilic inhabitant of the Earth's subsurface.
Reference: KAKSONEN (A.H.), SPRING (S.), SCHUMANN (P.), KROPPENSTEDT (R.M.) and PUHAKKA (J.A.): Desulfotomaculum thermosubterraneum sp. nov., a thermophilic sulfate-reducer isolated from an underground mine located in a geothermally active area. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 2603-2608.
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Desulfotomaculum tongense Cha et al. 2014, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) TGB60-1=KTCT 4534=JCM 18733.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: JX183068.
Whole-genome sequence accession no. for the type strain: N/A.
Etymology: -.
Source: Environmental - marine.
Valid publication: VALIDATION LIST no. 156. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int. J Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 64 (2014), 693-696.
Validation List Online
Effective publication: CHA, I.-T., ROH, S. W., KIM, S.-J., HONG, H.-J., LEE, H.-W., LIM, W.-T. and RHEE, S.-K. 2013. Desulfotomaculum tongense sp. nov., a moderately thermophilic sulfate-reducing bacterium isolated from a hydrothermal vent sediment collected from the Tofua Arc in the Tonga Trench. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek, 104, 1185-1192.
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Desulfotomaculum varum Ogg and Patel 2011, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain RH04-3 = JCM 16158 = KCTC 5794.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: GU126374.
Etymology: L. neut. adj. varum bent, crooked, pertaining to the slightly curved cell shape.
References: VALIDATION LIST no. 142. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2011, 61, 2563-2565. [OGG (C.D.) and PATEL (B.K.C.): Desulfotomaculum varum sp. nov., a moderately thermophilic sulfate-reducing bacterium isolated from a microbial mat colonizing a Great Artesian Basin bore well runoff channel. 3 Biotech., 2011, 1, DOI: 10.1007/s13205-011-0017-5]
Validation List no. 142 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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