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Genus Sulfuriferula

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: 3
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 0

Classification (Warning: see also the file "Classification of prokaryotes: Introduction").

 

Sulfuriferula Watanabe et al. 2015, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Sulfuriferula multivorans Watanabe et al. 2015.
Etymology: L. neut. n. sulfur, sulfur; L. fem. n. ferula, a stick, cane; N.L. fem. n. Sulfuriferula, sulfur-oxidizing stick.
Valid publication: WATANABE, T., KOJIMA, H. and FUKUI, M. 2015. Sulfuriferula multivorans gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from a freshwater lake, reclassification of 'Thiobacillus plumbophilus' as Sulfuriferula plumbophilus sp. nov., and description of Sulfuricellaceae fam. nov. and Sulfuricellales ord. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 65, 1504-1508.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Sulfuriferula multivorans Watanabe et al. 2015, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) TTN=NBRC 110683=DSM 29343.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: LC005593.
Etymology: L. adj. multus, many; L. part. adj. vorans, devouring, eating; N.L. part. adj. multivorans, devouring various substrates.
Source: Environmental - freshwater.
Valid publication: WATANABE, T., KOJIMA, H. and FUKUI, M. 2015. Sulfuriferula multivorans gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from a freshwater lake, reclassification of 'Thiobacillus plumbophilus' as Sulfuriferula plumbophilus sp. nov., and description of Sulfuricellaceae fam. nov. and Sulfuricellales ord. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 65, 1504-1508.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Sulfuriferula plumbiphilus Watanabe et al. 2015, sp. nov. corrig. Watanabe et al. 2016
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) Gro7=NBRC 107929=DSM 6690.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: NR_114805.
Etymology: L. n. plumbum, lead; Gr. verb. philein, to love; M.L. adj. plumbophilus, loving lead, referring to its ability to grow with PbS as the sole energy source.
Source: Environmental - freshwater.
Valid publication: WATANABE, T., KOJIMA, H. and FUKUI, M. 2015. Sulfuriferula multivorans gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from a freshwater lake, reclassification of 'Thiobacillus plumbophilus' as Sulfuriferula plumbophilus sp. nov., and description of Sulfuricellaceae fam. nov. and Sulfuricellales ord. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 65, 1504-1508.
Original article in IJSEM Online


Note: Based on Rule 12c, Rule 61 and Appendix 9 of the International Code of Nomenclature of Prokaryotes, Watanabe et al. 2016 corrected the connecting vowel in the specific epithet from -o- to -i-. Etymology: L. neut. n. plumbum, lead; N.L. adj. philus -a -um (from Gr. adj. philos, -ê -on), friend, loving; N.L. fem. adj. plumbiphila, loving lead, referring to its ability to grow with PbS as the sole energy source.
Reference: WATANABE, T., KOJIMA, H. and FUKUI, M. 2016. Sulfuriferula thiophila sp. nov., a chemolithoautotrophic sulfur-oxidizing bacterium, and correction of the name Sulfuriferula plumbophilus Watanabe, Kojima and Fukui 2015 to Sulfuriferula plumbiphila corrig. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 66, 2041-2045.
Article in IJSEM Online

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Sulfuriferula thiophila Watanabe et al. 2016, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) mst6=NBRC 111150=DSM 101871.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: LC115045.
Whole-genome sequence accession no. for the type strain: .
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. n. thiophila, sulfur-loving.
Source: Environmental - freshwater.
Valid publication: WATANABE, T., KOJIMA, H. and FUKUI, M. 2016. Sulfuriferula thiophila sp. nov., a chemolithoautotrophic sulfur-oxidizing bacterium, and correction of the name Sulfuriferula plumbophilus Watanabe, Kojima and Fukui 2015 to Sulfuriferula plumbiphila corrig. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 66, 2041-2045.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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