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Genus Desulfurispirillum

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").

 

Desulfurispirillum Sorokin et al. 2010, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Desulfurispirillum alkaliphilum Sorokin et al. 2010.
Etymology: L. pref. de, from; L. n. sulfur, sulfur; N.L. dim. neut. n. spirillum, a small spiral (from L. n. spira, spiral); N.L. neut. n. Desulfurispirillum, a spirillum that reduces elemental sulfur.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 131. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 1-2.
Effective publication: SOROKIN (D.Y.), FOTI (M.), TINDALL (B.J.) and MUYZER (G.): Desulfurispirillum alkaliphilum gen. nov. sp. nov., a novel obligately anaerobic sulfur- and dissimilatory nitrate-reducing bacterium from a full-scale sulfide-removing bioreactor. Extremophiles, 2007, 11, 363-370.
Validation List no. 131 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Desulfurispirillum alkaliphilum Sorokin et al. 2010, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) SR 1 = DSM 18274 = JCM 15827 = UNIQEM U250.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: DQ666683.
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, loving alkaline conditions.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 131. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 1-2.
Effective publication: SOROKIN (D.Y.), FOTI (M.), TINDALL (B.J.) and MUYZER (G.): Desulfurispirillum alkaliphilum gen. nov. sp. nov., a novel obligately anaerobic sulfur- and dissimilatory nitrate-reducing bacterium from a full-scale sulfide-removing bioreactor. Extremophiles, 2007, 11, 363-370.
Validation List no. 131 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

Note: The accession number JCM 15827 has been provided at the time of request for valid publication of the name. In the abstract, the strain SR 1 is erroneously cited as SR, and the strain DSM 18274 is erroneously cited as DSM 18275.
Reference: LISTS EDITOR, IJSEM: Validation List no. 131 (footnote ‡). Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 1-2.
Validation List no. 131 in IJSEM Online

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Desulfurispirillum indicum Rauschenbach et al. 2011, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) S5 = ATCC BAA-1389 = DSM 22839.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: DQ991965.
Etymology: L. neut. adj. indicum, of India, Indian.
Valid publication: RAUSCHENBACH (I.), NARASINGARAO (P.) and HÄGGBLOM (M.M.): Desulfurispirillum indicum sp. nov., a selenate- and selenite-respiring bacterium isolated from an estuarine canal. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2011, 61, 654-658.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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