Genus Dehalospirillum

Name: Dehalospirillum Scholz-Muramatsu et al. 2002

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. prep. de, from; N.L. neut. n. halogenum, halogen [from Swedish, coined by Swedish chemist Baron Jöns Jakob Berzelius (1779-1848) from Gr. hals halos "salt" +-gen "to produce; " so called because a salt is formed in reactions involving these elements]; Gr. fem. n. [σπεῖρα] speîra, a spiral; N.L. neut. dim. n. spirillum, a small spiral; N.L. neut. dim. n. Dehalospirillum, a dehalogenating small spiral

Gender: neuter

Type species: Dehalospirillum multivorans Scholz-Muramatsu et al. 2002

Effective publication: Scholz-Muramatsu H, Neumann A, Meßmer M, Moore E, Diekert G. Isolation and characterization of Dehalospirillum multivorans gen. nov., sp. nov., a tetrachloroetheneutilizing, strictly anaerobic bacterium. Arch Microbiol 1995; 163:48-56.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 88. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2002; 52:1915-1916.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Sulfurospirillum Schumacher et al. 1993

Subdivision:

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

Parent taxon: Campylobacteraceae Vandamme and De Ley 1991

Assigned by: Garrity GM, Bell JA, Lilburn T. Class I. Alphaproteobacteria class. nov. In: Brenner DJ, Krieg NR, Staley JT, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 2 (The Proteobacteria), part C (The Alpha-, Beta-, Delta-, and Epsilonproteobacteria), Springer, New York, 2005, p. 1.

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