Taxon DOI
Sorokin and Muyzer 2010
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Rogosa 1971 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Lv et al. 2020
Sorokin and Muyzer 2010
Sorokin and Chernyh 2017
Type Status
The taxonomic placement of this genus within the root Universal Root.

  Woese et al. 1990
  (None 2015) Woese et al. 1990
  (sic) Gibbons and Murray 2021
  Rainey 2010
  Buchanan 1917 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Tindall 2019
  Rogosa 1971 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Lv et al. 2020
  Sorokin and Muyzer 2010

The taxonomy from the rank of class and below is based upon currently published taxonomic opinion. For a complete taxonomy, refer to The Taxonomic Outline of Bacteria and Archaea, Release 7.7.
When referring to this Abstract, please use its Digital Object Identifier and cite NamesforLife.
Taxon Abstract for the genus Desulfitispora Sorokin and Muyzer 2010. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on November 17, 2016.


  1. 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. [PubMed].
  2. Sorokin DY, Chernyh NA. Desulfonatronospira sulfatiphila sp. nov., and Desulfitispora elongata sp. nov., the two novel haloalkaliphilic sulfidogenic bacteria from soda lakes. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:396-401. [PubMed].