Syn.tro.pho.bac.te’ri.um. Gr. masc./fem. n.syntrophos, having grown up with one; N.L. neut. n.bacterium, rod; N.L. neut. n.Syntrophobacterium, rod which feeds together with (another species)
Galushko A, Kuever J. Syntrophobacterium gen. nov. In: Anonymous NN (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria., John Wiley & Sons, New York, 2020, p. 1-6.
Oren A, Garrity GM. Validation list no. 202. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2021; 71:5096.
validly published under the ICNP
The type species of this genus has alternatively been placed in the genus Syntrophobacter Boone and Bryant 1984.Publication:
Chen S, Liu X, Dong X. Syntrophobacter sulfatireducens sp. nov., a novel syntrophic, propionate-oxidizing bacterium isolated from UASB reactors. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2005; 55:1319-1324.
The BRCs most frequently used for deposits in this group are: DSM: 3; CGMCC: 1.
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: 3