Name: Chelatococcus 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. fem. n. chêlê, claw; N.L. masc. n. coccus, berry and, in bacteriology, a coccus; from Gr. masc. n. kokkos, grain; N.L. masc. n. Chelatococcus, chelating coccus

Gender: masculine (stem: Chelatococc-)

Type species: Chelatococcus asaccharovorans Auling et al. 1993

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

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 under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 6
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 6
Total number of child taxa: 7

Parent taxon: Chelatococcaceae Dedysh et al. 2016

Assigned by: Dedysh SN, Haupt ES, Dunfield PF. Emended description of the family Beijerinckiaceae and transfer of the genera Chelatococcus and Camelimonas to the family Chelatococcaceae fam. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:3177-3182.

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