Name: Dehalogenimonas Moe et al. 2009

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: De.ha.lo.ge.ni.mo’nas L. abl. prep. de, away, off; N.L. n. halogenum, halogen; L. fem. n. monas, unit, monad; N.L. fem. n. Dehalogenimonas, dehalogenating monad, reflecting the ability of these bacteria to dehalogenate chlorinated alkanes

Type species: Dehalogenimonas lykanthroporepellens Moe et al. 2009

Valid publication: Moe WM, Yan J, Nobre MF, da Costa MS, Rainey FA. Dehalogenimonas lykanthroporepellens gen. nov., sp. nov., a reductively dehalogenating bacterium isolated from chlorinated solvent-contaminated groundwater. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2009; 59:2692-2697.

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: 3

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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