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Genus Desulfovirga

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: 1
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).


 

Desulfovirga Tanaka et al. 2000, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Desulfovirga adipica Tanaka et al. 2000.
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. virga, twig, rod; N.L. fem. n. Desulfovirga, a sulfate-reducing rod.
Valid publication: TANAKA (K.), STACKEBRANDT (E.), TOHYAMA (S.) and EGUCHI (T.): Desulfovirga adipica gen. nov., sp. nov., an adipate-degrading, Gram-negative, sulfate-reducing bacterium. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2000, 50, 639-644.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Desulfovirga adipica Tanaka et al. 2000, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) TsuAS1 = DSM 12016.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ237605.
Etymology: N.L. n. acidum adipinum, adipic acid (adipate); L. fem. suff. -ica, suffix used with the sense of pertaining to; N..L. fem. adj. adipica, pertaining to adipic acid and the organism's ability to degrade it.
Valid publication: TANAKA (K.), STACKEBRANDT (E.), TOHYAMA (S.) and EGUCHI (T.): Desulfovirga adipica gen. nov., sp. nov., an adipate-degrading, Gram-negative, sulfate-reducing bacterium. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2000, 50, 639-644.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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