Name: Deferrisoma Slobodkina et al. 2012

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. pref. de-, from; L. neut. n. ferrum, iron; N.L. pref. deferri-, prefix used to characterize dissimilatory iron reduction; Gr. neut. n. soma, body; N.L. neut. n. Deferrisoma, iron-reducing body

Type species: Deferrisoma camini Slobodkina et al. 2012

Valid publication: Slobodkina GB, Reysenbach AL, Panteleeva AN, Kostrikina NA, Wagner ID, Bonch-Osmolovskaya EA, Slobodkin AI. Deferrisoma camini gen. nov., sp. nov., a moderately thermophilic, dissimilatory iron(III)-reducing bacterium from a deep-sea hydrothermal vent that forms a distinct phylogenetic branch in the Deltaproteobacteria. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2012; 62:2463-2468.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 62, part 10 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2013; 63:6-7.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 2
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2
Total number of child taxa: 2

Parent taxon: [Deltaproteobacteria, not assigned to family]

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