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Genus Sulfobacillus

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: 6
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).


 

Sulfobacillus Golovacheva and Karavaiko 1991, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Sulfobacillus thermosulfidooxidans Golovacheva and Karavaiko 1991.
Etymology: L. n. sulfur, sulfur; L. masc. n. bacillus, small rod; N.L. masc. n. Sulfobacillus, small sulfur-oxidizing rod.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 36. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1991, 41, 178-179.
Effective publication: GOLOVACHEVA (R.S.) and KARAVAIKO (G.I.): Sulfobacillus, a new genus of thermophilic sporeforming bacteria. Mikrobiologiya, 1978, 47, 815-822.
Validation List no. 36 in IJSEM Online

Sulfobacillus Golovacheva and Karavaiko 1991 emend. Johnson et al. 2008.
Type species: ¤ Sulfobacillus thermosulfidooxidans Golovacheva and Karavaiko 1991.
Etymology: L. n. sulfur, sulfur; L. masc. n. bacillus, small rod; N.L. masc. n. Sulfobacillus, small sulfur-oxidizing rod.
References: List of Changes in Taxonomic Opinion no. 9. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 5-6. [JOHNSON (D.B.), JOULIAN (C.), D'HUGUES (P.) and HALLBERG (K.B.): Sulfobacillus benefaciens sp. nov., an acidophilic facultative anaerobic Firmicute isolated from mineral bioleaching operations. Extremophiles, 2008, 12, 789-798.]
List of Changes in Taxonomic Opinion no. 9 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

Note: In the paper by Johnson et al. 2008, Sulfobacillus Golovacheva and Karavaiko 1991 is erroneously cited as Sulfobacillus Golovacheva and Karavaiko 1978.
References: LISTS EDITOR, IJSEM: List of Changes in Taxonomic Opinion no. 9 (footnote §). Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 5-6.
List of Changes in Taxonomic Opinion no. 9 in IJSEM Online

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Sulfobacillus acidophilus Norris et al. 1996, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) NAL = ATCC 700253= DSM 10332.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB089842, CP003179 (complete genome).
Etymology: N.L. n. acidum (from L. adj. acidus, sour), an acid; N.L. adj. philus -a -um (from Gr. adj. philos -ê -on), friend, loving; N.L. masc. adj. acidophilus, acid-loving.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 59. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1996, 46, 1189-1190.
Effective publication: NORRIS (P.R.), CLARK (D.A.), OWEN (J.P.) and WATERHOUSE (S.): Characteristics of Sulfobacillus acidophilus sp. nov. and other moderately thermophilic mineral-sulphide-oxidizing bacteria. Microbiology, 1996, 142, 775-783.
Validation List no. 59 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Sulfobacillus benefaciens Johnson et al. 2009, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) BRGM2 = ATCC BAA-1648 = DSM 19468.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EF679212.
Etymology: L. part. adj. benefaciens, doing a good action, imparting benefits.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 125. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 1-2.
Effective publication: JOHNSON (D.B.), JOULIAN (C.), D'HUGUES (P.) and HALLBERG (K.B.): Sulfobacillus benefaciens sp. nov., an acidophilic facultative anaerobic Firmicute isolated from mineral bioleaching operations. Extremophiles, 2008, 12, 789-798.
Validation List no. 125 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Sulfobacillus disulfidooxidans Dufresne et al. 1996, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) SD-11 = ATCC 51911= DSM 12064.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB089843.
Etymology: N.L. n. disulfidum, disulfide; N.L. part. adj. oxidans, oxidizing; N.L. part. adj. disulfidooxidans, disulfide-oxidizing bacterium.
Valid publication: DUFRESNE (S.), BOUSQUET (J.), BOISSINOT (M.) and GUAY (R.): Sulfobacillus disulfidooxidans sp. nov., a new acidophilic, disulfide-oxidizing, gram-positive, spore-forming bacterium. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1996, 46, 1056-1064.
Original article in IJSEM Online

¤ Alicyclobacillus disulfidooxidans (Dufresne et al. 1996) Karavaiko et al. 2005.

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Sulfobacillus sibiricus Melamud et al. 2006, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) N1 = DSM 17363 = VKM B-2280.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY079150.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. sibiricus, pertaining to Siberia (region in northwestern Asia, the name said to come from Sibir, ancient Tatar fortress at the confluence of the rivers Tobol and Irtysh).
Valid publication: Validation List no. 108. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 499-500.
Effective publication: MELAMUD (V.S.), PIVOVAROVA (T.A.), TOUROVA (T.P.), KOLGANOVA (T.V.), OSIPOV (G.A.), LYSENKO (A.M.), KONDRAT'EVA (T.F.) and KARAVAIKO (G.I.): Sulfobacillus sibiricus sp. nov., a new moderately thermophilic bacterium. Microbiology, 2003, 72, 605-612.
Validation List no. 108 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online (abstract)

Note: The culture collection accession number DSM 17363 has been provided on request for validation.
Reference: LISTS EDITOR, IJSEM: Validation List no. 108 (footnote #). Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 499-500.
Validation List no. 108 in IJSEM Online

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Sulfobacillus thermosulfidooxidans Golovacheva and Karavaiko 1991, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) AT-1 = DSM 9293 = VKM B-1269.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB089844.
Etymology: Gr. adj. thermos, hot; N.L. n. sulfidum, sulfide; N.L. part. adj. oxydans, oxidizing; N.L. part. adj. thermosulfidooxidans, thermophilic sulfide oxidizing.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 36. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1991, 41, 178-179.
Effective publication: GOLOVACHEVA (R.S.) and KARAVAIKO (G.I.): Sulfobacillus, a new genus of thermophilic sporeforming bacteria. Mikrobiologiya, 1978, 47, 815-822.
Validation List no. 36 in IJSEM Online

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Sulfobacillus thermotolerans Bogdanova et al. 2006, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) Kr1 = DSM 17362 = VKM B-2339.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: DQ124681.
Etymology: Gr. adj. thermos, hot; L. part. adj. tolerans, tolerating; N.L. part. adj. thermotolerans, tolerating heat.
Valid publication: BOGDANOVA (T.I.), TSAPLINA (I.A.), KONDRAT'EVA (T.F.), DUDA (V.I.), SUZINA (N.E.), MELAMUD (V.S.), TOUROVA (T.P.) and KARAVAIKO (G.I.): Sulfobacillus thermotolerans sp. nov., a thermotolerant, chemolithotrophic bacterium. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 1039-1042.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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