Taxon DOI
Sass et al. 2004
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Zhao et al. 1993 emend. Zhang et al. 2019
Sass et al. 2004
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
  Zhao et al. 1993 emend. Zhang et al. 2019
  Sass et al. 2004

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 Desulfosporomusa Sass et al. 2004. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on April 24, 2012.


  1. Sass H, Overmann J, Rütters H, Babenzien HD, Cypionka H. Desulfosporomusa polytropa gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel sulfate-reducing bacterium from sediments of an oligotrophic lake. Arch Microbiol 2004; 182:204-211. [PubMed].