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Genus Desulfurella

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: 5
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).


 

Desulfurella Bonch-Osmolovskaya et al. 1993, gen. nov. (Type genus of the order ¤ Desulfurellales Kuever et al. 2006; type genus of the family ¤ Desulfurellaceae Kuever et al. 2006).
Type species: ¤ Desulfurella acetivorans Bonch-Osmolovskaya et al. 1993.
Etymology: L. pref. de, from; L. n. sulfur, sulfur; L. fem. dim. ending -ella; N.L. fem. n. Desulfurella, a small sulfur reducer.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 46. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1993, 43, 624-625.
Effective publication: BONCH-OSMOLOVSKAYA (E.A.), SOKOLOVA (T.G.), KOSTRIKINA (N.A.) and ZAVARZIN (G.A.): Desulfurella acetivorans gen. nov. and sp. nov.—a new thermophilic sulfur-reducing eubacterium. Arch. Microbiol., 1990, 153, 151-155.
Validation List no. 46 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

Desulfurella Bonch-Osmolovskaya et al. 1993 emend. Miroshnichenko et al. 1998.
Type species: ¤ Desulfurella acetivorans Bonch-Osmolovskaya et al. 1993.
Etymology:   L. pref. de, from; L. n. sulfur, sulfur; L. fem. dim. ending -ella; N.L. fem. n. Desulfurella, a small sulfur reducer.
Reference: MIROSHNICHENKO (M.L.), RAINEY (F.A.), HIPPE (H.), CHERNYH (N.A.), KOSTRIKINA (N.A.) and BONCH-OSMOLOVSKAYA (E.A.): Desulfurella kamchatkensis sp. nov. and Desulfurella propionica sp. nov., new sulfur-respiring thermophilic bacteria from Kamchatka thermal environments. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1998, 48, 475-479.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Desulfurella acetivorans Bonch-Osmolovskaya et al. 1993, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 51451= DSM 5264.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: X72768.
Etymology: L. n. acetum, vinegar; L. part. adj. vorans, devouring, eating; L. part. adj. acetivorans, vinegar-eating; intended to mean acetate-eating.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 46. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1993, 43, 624-625.
Effective publication: BONCH-OSMOLOVSKAYA (E.A.), SOKOLOVA (T.G.), KOSTRIKINA (N.A.) and ZAVARZIN (G.A.): Desulfurella acetivorans gen. nov. and sp. nov.—a new thermophilic sulfur-reducing eubacterium. Arch. Microbiol., 1990, 153, 151-155.
Validation List no. 46 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Desulfurella amilsii Florentino et al. 2016, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) TR1=DSM 29984=JCM 30680.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: LN624414.
Whole-genome sequence accession no. for the type strain: -.
Etymology: N.L. masc. gen. n. amilsii, of Amils, named after Ricardo Amils, a Spanish microbiologist, in recognition of his contribution to the understanding of Tinto River microbial ecology.
Source: Environmental - freshwater.
Valid publication: FLORENTINO, A. P., BRIENZA, C., STAMS, A. J. and SANCHEZ-ANDREA, I. 2016. Desulfurella amilsii sp. nov., a novel acidotolerant sulfur-respiring bacterium isolated from acidic river sediments. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 66, 1249-1253.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Desulfurella kamchatkensis Miroshnichenko 1998, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) K-119 = ATCC 700655= DSM 10409.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: Y16941.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. kamchatkensis, pertaining to the Kamchatka Peninsula in the Russian Far East.
Valid publication: MIROSHNICHENKO (M.L.), RAINEY (F.A.), HIPPE (H.), CHERNYH (N.A.), KOSTRIKINA (N.A.) and BONCH-OSMOLOVSKAYA (E.A.): Desulfurella kamchatkensis sp. nov. and Desulfurella propionica sp. nov., new sulfur-respiring thermophilic bacteria from Kamchatka thermal environments. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1998, 48, 475-479.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: In the paper by Miroshnichenko et al. Desulfurella kamchatkensis is cited as Desulfurella kamchatkensis Miroshnichenko 1996!

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Desulfurella multipotens Miroshnichenko et al. 1996, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) RH-8 = DSM 8415.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: Y16943.
Etymology: L. adj. multus, much, great, many; L. part. adj. potens (from L. v.  possum), being able, having power; N.L. part. adj. multipotens, having many abilities.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 57. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1996, 46, 625-626.
Effective publication: MIROSHNICHENKO (M.L.), GONGAZDE (G.A.), LYSENKO (A.M.) and BONCH-OSMOLOVSKAYA (E.A.): Desulfurella multipotens sp. nov., a new sulfur-respiring thermophilic eubacterium from Raoul Island (Kermadec archipelago, New Zealand). Arch. Microbiol., 1994, 161, 88-93.
Validation List no. 57 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Desulfurella propionica Miroshnichenko et al. 1998, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) U-8 = ATCC 700656= DSM 10410.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: Y16942.
Etymology: N.L. n. acidum propionicum, propionic acid; L. fem. suff. -ica, suffix used with the sense of pertaining to; N.L. fem. adj. propionica, pertaining to propionic acid; intended to mean propionate-utilizing.
Valid publication: MIROSHNICHENKO (M.L.), RAINEY (F.A.), HIPPE (H.), CHERNYH (N.A.), KOSTRIKINA (N.A.) and BONCH-OSMOLOVSKAYA (E.A.): Desulfurella kamchatkensis sp. nov. and Desulfurella propionica sp. nov., new sulfur-respiring thermophilic bacteria from Kamchatka thermal environments. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1998, 48, 475-479.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: In the paper by Miroshnichenko et al. Desulfurella propionica is cited as Desulfurella propionica Miroshnichenko 1996!

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