Name: Desulfitispora Sorokin and Muyzer 2010

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. abl. prep. de, from, off, away; N.L. n. sulfis -itis, sulfite; Gr. fem. n. spora, a seed and in biology a spore; from Gr. fem. n. spora, seed; N.L. fem. n. Desulfitispora, spore-forming bacterium-reducing sulfite

Gender: feminine

Type species: Desulfitispora alkaliphila Sorokin and Muyzer 2010

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Sorokin DY, Muyzer G. Haloalkaliphilic spore-forming sulfidogens from soda lake sediments and description of Desulfitispora alkaliphila gen. nov., sp. nov. Extremophiles 2010; 14:313-320.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Validation list no. 134. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2010; 60:1477-1479.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

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: Peptococcaceae Rogosa 1971 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Sorokin DY, Muyzer G. Haloalkaliphilic spore-forming sulfidogens from soda lake sediments and description of Desulfitispora alkaliphila gen. nov., sp. nov. Extremophiles 2010; 14:313-320.

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