Name: "Dehalobacterium" Mägli et al. 1996

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: De.ha.lo.bac.te’ L. prep. de, from, off away; Gr. gen. masc. n. halos, salt; N.L. masc. n. bacter, rod; N.L. neut. n. Dehalobacterium, rod-shaped organism that dehalogenates

Gender: neuter (stem: Dehalobacteri-)

Type species: "Dehalobacterium formicoaceticum" Mägli et al. 1996

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Mägli A, Wendt M, Leisinger T. Isolation and characterization of Dehalobacterium formicoaceticum gen. nov. sp. nov., a strictly anaerobic bacterium utilizing dichloromethane as source of carbon and energy. Arch. Microbiol. 1996; 166:101-108.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published


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

Parent taxon: Peptococcaceae Rogosa 1971 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Sorokin DY, Muyzer G. Haloalkaliphilic spore-forming sulfidogens from soda lake sediments and description of Desulfitispora alkaliphila gen. nov., sp. nov. Extremophiles 2010; 14:313-320.

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Record number: 515479
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