Name: Alicycliphilus Mechichi et al. 2003

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: A.li.cyc.li’phi.lus Gr. adj. aliphos, fat; Gr. n. kyklos, circle or ring; N.L. adj. alicyclo, referring to circular fat-like organic compounds; Gr. masc. adj. philos, friend; N.L. masc. n. Alicycliphilus, alicyclic compound-liking, referring to the substrates used for the isolation of this organism

Gender: masculine

Type species: Alicycliphilus denitrificans Mechichi et al. 2003

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Mechichi T, Stackebrandt E, Fuchs G. Alicycliphilus denitrificans gen. nov., sp. nov., a cyclohexanol-degrading, nitrate-reducing beta-proteobacterium. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2003; 53:147-152.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 53, part 1 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2003; 53:629-630.

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: 1

Parent taxon: Comamonadaceae Willems et al. 1991

Assigned by: Mechichi T, Stackebrandt E, Fuchs G. Alicycliphilus denitrificans gen. nov., sp. nov., a cyclohexanol-degrading, nitrate-reducing beta-proteobacterium. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2003; 53:147-152.

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