Name: Syntrophus Mountfort et al. 1984

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. masc./fem. n. syntrophos, having grown up with one, living with; N.L. masc. n. Syntrophus, one living syntrophically with another so that each produces a nutrient required by the other

Gender: masculine (stem: Syntroph-)

Type species: Syntrophus buswellii Mountfort et al. 1984

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Mountfort DO, Brulla WJ, Krumholz LR, Bryant MP. Syntrophus buswellii gen. nov., sp. nov.: a benzoate catabolizer from methanogenic ecosystems. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1984; 34:216-217.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name


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: Syntrophaceae Kuever et al. 2006

Assigned by: Kuever J, Rainey FA, Widdel F. Family II. Syntrophaceae fam. 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. 1033.

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