Name: Dehalobacter Holliger et al. 1998

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: De.ha.lo.bac’ter L. abl. prep. de, from; Gr. n. halo halos, the sea, salt; N.L. masc. n. bacter, rod; from Gr. neut. n. bacterion, a rod; N.L. masc. n. Dehalobacter, a halogen-removing, rod-shaped bacterium

Gender: masculine

Type species: Dehalobacter restrictus Holliger et al. 1998

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Holliger C, Hahn D, Harmsen H, Ludwig W, Schumacher W, Tindall B, Vazquez F, Weiss N, Zehnder AJ. Dehalobacter restrictus gen. nov. and sp. nov., a strictly anaerobic bacterium that reductively dechlorinates tetra- and trichloroethene in an anaerobic respiration. Arch Microbiol 1998; 169:313-321.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 66. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1998; 48:631-632.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name


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: Peptococcaceae Rogosa 1971 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Ludwig W, Schleifer K-H, Whitman WB. Class I. Bacilli class nov. In: De Vos P, Garrity GM, Jones D, Krieg NR, Ludwig W, Rainey FA, K.-H. S, Whitman WB (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 3 (The Firmicutes), Springer, New York, 2009, p. 19-20.

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