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Genus Desulfuromonas

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: 8
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).


 

Desulfuromonas Pfennig and Biebl 1977, genus. (Type genus of the order ¤ Desulfuromonadales corrig. Kuever et al. 2006; type genus of the family ¤ Desulfuromonadaceae corrig. Kuever et al. 2006).
Type species: ¤ Desulfuromonas acetoxidans Pfennig and Biebl 1977 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: L. pref. de, from; L. n. sulfur, sulfur; L. fem. n. monas, a unit, monad; N.L. fem. n. Desulfuromonas, a monad that reduces sulfur.
Approved Lists reference: 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).
Original publication: 1 PFENNIG (N.) and BIEBL (H.): Desulfuromonas acetoxidans gen. nov. and sp. nov., a new anaerobic, sulfur-reducing, acetate-oxidizing bacterium. Archives of Microbiology, 1976, 110, 3-12. 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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Desulfuromonas acetexigens Finster et al. 1997, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) 2873 = DSM 1397.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: U23140.
Etymology: L. n. acetum, vinegar; N.L. n. acidum aceticum, acetic acid; L. v. exigo, to demand; N.L. part. adj. acetexigens, demanding acetate for growth.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 61. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1997, 47, 601-602.
Effective publication: FINSTER (K.), BAK (F.) and PFENNIG (N.): Desulfuromonas acetexigens sp. nov., a dissimilatory sulfur-reducing eubacterium from anoxic freshwater sediments. Arch. Microbiol., 1994, 161, 328-332.
Validation List no. 61 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

Note: The wrong accession number, DSM 1379, cited in the effective publication, has been corrected by the Associate Editor, IJSB.
Reference: ASSOCIATE EDITOR, IJSB: Validation List no. 61 (footnote c). Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1997, 47, 601-602.
Validation List no. 61 in IJSEM Online

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Desulfuromonas acetoxidans Pfennig and Biebl 1977, species. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) "South Orkney Islands, Antarctic Ocean" = 11070 = DSM 684.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AAEW02000008.
Etymology: L. n. acetum, vinegar; N.L. n. acidum aceticum, acetic acid; N.L. v. oxido (from Gr. adj. oxus, acid or sour and in combined words indicating oxygen), to make acid, oxidize; N.L. part. adj. acetoxidans, oxidizing acetate.
Approved Lists reference: 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).
Original publication: 1 PFENNIG (N.) and BIEBL (H.): Desulfuromonas acetoxidans gen. nov. and sp. nov., a new anaerobic, sulfur-reducing, acetate-oxidizing bacterium. Archives of Microbiology, 1976, 110, 3-12. 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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Desulfuromonas carbonis An and Picardal 2015, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ICBM=DSM 29759=JCM 30471.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: KJ776405.
Etymology: L. gen. masc. n. carbonis, of coal.
Source: Environmental.
Valid publication: AN, T. T. and PICARDAL, F. W. 2015. Desulfuromonas carbonis sp. nov., an Fe(III)-, S0- and Mn(IV)-reducing bacterium isolated from an active coalbed methane gas well. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 65, 1686-1693.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Desulfuromonas chloroethenica Krumholz 1997, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) TT4B = ATCC 700295= DSM 12431.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: U49748.
Etymology: N.L. n. chloroethenum, chloroethene; L. fem. suff. -ica, suffix used with the sense of pertaining to; N.L. fem. adj. chloroethenica, pertaining to chloroethene, as the organism utilizes such compounds as electron acceptors.
Valid publication: KRUMHOLZ (L.R.): Desulfuromonas chloroethenica sp. nov. uses tetrachloroethylene and trichloroethylene as electron acceptors. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1997, 47, 1262-1263.
Original article in IJSB Online

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Desulfuromonas michiganensis Sung et al. 2009, sp. nov.
Type strain: strain BB1 = ATCC BAA-778 = DSM 15941.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF357915.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. michiganensis, pertaining to the state of Michigan where the sediment and aquifer samples used for isolation of strains BB1 and BRS1 were collected.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 129. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 2129-2130.
Effective publication: SUNG (Y.), RITALAHTI (K.M.), SANFORD (R.A.), URBANCE (J.W.), FLYNN (S.J.), TIEDJE (J.M.) and LÖFFLER (F.E.): Characterization of two tetrachloroethene-reducing, acetate-oxidizing anaerobic bacteria and their description as Desulfuromonas michiganensis sp. nov. Appl. Environ. Microbiol., 2003, 69, 2964-2974.
Validation List no. 129 in IJSEM Online -

Note: The accession numbers ATCC BAA-778 and DSM 15941 have been provided at the time of request for valid publication of the name.
Reference: ASSOCIATE EDITOR, IJSEM: Validation List no. 129 (footnote §). Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 2129-2130.
Validation List no. 129 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Desulfuromonas palmitatis Coates et al. 2000, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) SDBY1 = ATCC 51701= DSM 12391.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: U28172.
Etymology: N.L. n. palmitas -atis, palmitate (chemical); N.L. gen. n. palmitatis, of palmitate, because it oxidizes palmitate.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 76. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2000, 50, 1699-1700.
Effective publication: COATES (J.D.), LONERGAN (D.J.), PHILIPS (E.J.P.), JENTER (H.) and LOVLEY (D.R.): Desulfuromonas palmitatis sp. nov., a marine dissimilatory Fe(III) reducer that can oxidize long-chain fatty acids. Arch. Microbiol., 1995, 164, 406-413.
Validation List no. 76 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Desulfuromonas svalbardensis Vandieken et al. 2006, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) 112 = DSM 16958 = JCM 12927.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY835388.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. svalbardensis, from Svalbard, a group of islands in the northern Barents Sea, from where the type strain was isolated.
Valid publication: VANDIEKEN (V.), MUßMANN (M.), NIEMANN (H.) and JØRGENSEN (B.B.): Desulfuromonas svalbardensis sp. nov. and Desulfuromusa ferrireducens sp. nov., psychrophilic, Fe(III)-reducing bacteria isolated from Arctic sediments, Svalbard. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 1133-1139.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Desulfuromonas thiophila Finster et al. 1997, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) NZ27 = DSM 8987.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: Y11560.
Etymology: Gr. n. theion (Latin transliteration thium), sulfur; N.L. adj. philus -a -um (from Gr. adj. philos -ê -on), friend, loving; N.L. fem. adj. thiophila, sulfur-loving.
Valid publication: FINSTER (K.), COATES (J.D.), LIESACK (W.) and PFENNIG (N.): Desulfuromonas thiophila sp. nov., a new obligately sulfur-reducing bacterium from anoxic freshwater sediment. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1997, 47, 754-758.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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