Name: Chelatobacter Auling et al. 1993

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. v. chelato, to form claw-like complexes with divalent cations, i.e. to chelate; from Gr. n. chele, claw; N.L. masc. n. bacter, rod or staff; N.L. masc. n. Chelatobacter, chelating rod

Type species: Chelatobacter heintzii Auling et al. 1993

Effective publication: Auling G, Busse HJ, Egli T, El-Banna T, Stackebrandt E. Description of the gram-negative, obligately aerobic, nitrilotriacetate (NTA)-utilizing bacteria as Chelatobacter heintzii, gen. nov., sp. nov., and Chelatococcus asaccharovorans, gen. nov., sp. nov. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 1993; 16:104-112.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 46. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1993; 43:624-625.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Aminobacter Urakami et al. 1992

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: Phyllobacteriaceae Mergaert and Swings 2006

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