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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Firmicutes
Class: Negativicutes
Order: Selenomonadales
Family: Veillonellaceae
Genus: Desulfosporomusa
Sass et al. 2004 [1]

D. polytropa

Desulfosporomusa is a genus of sulfate-reducing bacteria. So far there is only one species of this genus known (Desulfosporomusa polytropa).[2]

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  1. ^ Sass, Henrik; Overmann, Jörg; Rütters, Heike; Babenzien, Hans-Dietrich; Cypionka, Heribert (2004). "Desulfosporomusa polytropa gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel sulfate-reducing bacterium from sediments of an oligotrophic lake". Archives of microbiology. 182 (2–3): 204–11. doi:10.1007/s00203-004-0703-3. 
  2. ^ UniProt