Desulfitisporales ord. nov.

Dimitry Y. Sorokin, Alexander Y. Merkel

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Abstract’les. N.L. fem. pl. n. Desulfitisporales, the order of the genus Desulfitispora. Desulfitisporales is the only order of the class Desulfitisporia,
which forms a deeply branching phylogenetic lineage in the phylum “Firmicutes B.” It consists of a single family Desulfitisporaceae and a genus Desulfitispora,
whose species are endospore forming, haloalkaliphilic, and heterotrophic anaerobes with a respiratory metabolism.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationBergey’s Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria, Online
EditorsWilliam B. Whitman
PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons
ISBN (Electronic)9781118960608
Publication statusPublished - 2021


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