Genus Dehalococcoides

Name: Dehalococcoides Löffler et al. 2013

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: De.ha.lo.coc.co.i’des L. abl. prep. de, away, off; N.L. pref. halo-, halogen; from N.L. n. halogenum, halogen; M.L. masc. n. coccus, coccus; from Gr. masc. n. kokkus, grain, seed; Gr. adj. suff. -oides, resembling, similar; N.L. masc. n. Dehalococcoides, coccus-shaped dehalogenating organism

Gender: masculine

Type species: Dehalococcoides mccartyi Löffler et al. 2013

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Loffler FE, Yan J, Ritalahti KM, Adrian L, Edwards EA, Konstantinidis KT, Muller JA, Fullerton H, Zinder SH, Spormann AM. Dehalococcoides mccartyi gen. nov., sp. nov., obligately organohalide-respiring anaerobic bacteria relevant to halogen cycling and bioremediation, belong to a novel bacterial class, Dehalococcoidia classis nov., order Dehalococcoidales ord. nov. and family Dehalococcoidaceae fam. nov., within the phylum Chloroflexi. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2013; 63:625-635.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 63, part 2 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2013; 63:1581-1583.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

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: Dehalococcoidaceae Löffler et al. 2013

Assigned by: Loffler FE, Yan J, Ritalahti KM, Adrian L, Edwards EA, Konstantinidis KT, Muller JA, Fullerton H, Zinder SH, Spormann AM. Dehalococcoides mccartyi gen. nov., sp. nov., obligately organohalide-respiring anaerobic bacteria relevant to halogen cycling and bioremediation, belong to a novel bacterial class, Dehalococcoidia classis nov., order Dehalococcoidales ord. nov. and family Dehalococcoidaceae fam. nov., within the phylum Chloroflexi. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2013; 63:625-635.

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Record number: 518310