Name: Dechloromonas Achenbach et al. 2001

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: De.chlo.ro.mo’nas L. abl. prep. de, from; Gr. adj. chloros, green (chlorine); L. fem. n. monas, unit, monad; N.L. fem. n. Dechloromonas, a dechlorinating monad

Type species: Dechloromonas agitata Achenbach et al. 2001

Valid publication: Achenbach LA, Michaelidou U, Bruce RA, Fryman J, Coates JD. Dechloromonas agitata gen. nov., sp. nov. and Dechlorosoma suillum gen. nov., sp. nov., two novel environmentally dominant (per)chlorate-reducing bacteria and their phylogenetic position. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2001; 51:527-533.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 3
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 3
Total number of child taxa: 4

Parent taxon: Azonexaceae Boden et al. 2017

Assigned by: Boden R, Hutt LP, Rae AW. Reclassification of Thiobacillus aquaesulis (Wood & Kelly, 1995) as Annwoodia aquaesulis gen. nov., comb. nov., transfer of Thiobacillus (Beijerinck, 1904) from the Hydrogenophilales to the Nitrosomonadales, proposal of Hydrogenophilalia class. nov. within the 'Proteobacteria', and four new families within the orders Nitrosomonadales and Rhodocyclales. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:1191-1205.

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