Name: Desulfonatronobacter Sorokin et al. 2012

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. abl. prep. de, from; N.L. pref. sulfo-; from N.L. masc. n. sulfas -atis, sulfate; N.L. neut. n. natron, arbitrarily derived from the Arabic n. natrun or natron, soda; N.L. masc. n. bacter, a rod; N.L. masc. n. Desulfonatronobacter, sulfate-reducing natronophilic rod

Type species: Desulfonatronobacter acidivorans Sorokin et al. 2012

Valid publication: Sorokin DY, Tourova TP, Panteleeva AN, Muyzer G. Desulfonatronobacter acidivorans gen. nov., sp. nov. and Desulfobulbus alkaliphilus sp. nov., haloalkaliphilic heterotrophic sulfate-reducing bacteria from soda lakes. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2012; 62:2107-2113.

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: Desulfobacteraceae Kuever et al. 2006

Assigned by: Sorokin DY, Tourova TP, Panteleeva AN, Muyzer G. Desulfonatronobacter acidivorans gen. nov., sp. nov. and Desulfobulbus alkaliphilus sp. nov., haloalkaliphilic heterotrophic sulfate-reducing bacteria from soda lakes. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2012; 62:2107-2113.

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