Name: Syntrophomonas McInerney et al. 1982

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. prep. sun, in company with, together with; Gr. masc./fem. n. trophos, one who feeds; L. fem. n. monas, a unit, monad; N.L. fem. n. Syntrophomonas, monad which feeds together with (another species)

Gender: feminine

Type species: Syntrophomonas wolfei McInerney et al. 1982

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: McInerney MJ, Bryant MP, Hespell RB, Costerton JW. Syntrophomonas wolfei gen. nov. sp. nov., an Anaerobic, Syntrophic, Fatty Acid-Oxidizing Bacterium. Appl Environ Microbiol 1981; 41:1029-1039.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 8. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1982; 32:266-268.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 8
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 8
Total number of child taxa: 9

Parent taxon: Syntrophomonadaceae Zhao et al. 1993

Assigned by: Zhao H, Yang D, Woese CR, Bryant MP. Assignment of fatty acid-beta-oxidizing syntrophic bacteria to Syntrophomonadaceae fam. nov. on the basis of 16S rRNA sequence analyses. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1993; 43:278-286.

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