Name: Achromatium Schewiakoff 1893 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. pref. a-, not; Gr. neut. n. chrôma, color, paint; N.L. neut. n. Achromatium, that which is not colored

Gender: neuter

Type species: Achromatium oxaliferum Schewiakoff 1893 (Approved Lists 1980)

Original publication: Schewiakoff W. Über einen neuen bacterienähnlichen Organismus des Süsswassers. Habilitationsschrift, Universität Heidelberg. C. Winter, Heidelberg, 1893.

IJSEM list: Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 1
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1
Total number of child taxa: 2

Parent taxon: Thiotrichaceae Garrity et al. 2005

Assigned by: Garrity GM, Bell JA, Lilburn T. Family I. Thiotrichaceae fam. nov. In: Brenner DJ, Krieg NR, Staley JT, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 2 (The Proteobacteria), part B (The Gammaproteobacteria), Springer, New York, 2005, p. 131.

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