Taxon DOI
Sorokin et al. 2012
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Galushko and Kuever 2021
Sorokin et al. 2012
Sorokin et al. 2016
Type Status
The taxonomic placement of this genus within the root Universal Root.

  Woese et al. 1990
  (None 2015) Woese et al. 1990
  Waite et al. 2020
  Waite et al. 2020
  Kuever et al. 2006 emend. Waite et al. 2020
  Galushko and Kuever 2021
  Sorokin et al. 2012

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 Desulfonatronobacter Sorokin et al. 2012. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on September 15, 2021.


  1. Sorokin DY, Chernyh NA, Poroshina MN. Desulfonatronobacter acetoxydans sp. nov.,: a first acetate‑oxidizing, extremely salt‑tolerant alkaliphilic SRB from a hypersaline soda lake. Extremophiles 2015; 19:899-907. [PubMed].
  2. 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. [PubMed].
  3. Galushko A, Kuever J. Desulfosalsimonadaceae fam. nov. In: Professor William B. Whitman (ed), Bergey's Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria, First Edition, Volume 1, John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken, New Jersey, 2015.