Name: Trichlorobacter De Wever et al. 2001

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. num. adj. tris, three; Gr. adj. chlĂ´ros, greenish-yellow, pale green; N.L. pref. chloro-, referring to chlorine (named for its color); N.L. masc. n. bacter, a rod; N.L. masc. n. Trichlorobacter, a TCA-dechlorinating rod

Gender: masculine

Type species: Trichlorobacter thiogenes De Wever et al. 2001

Effective publication: De Wever H, Cole JR, Fettig MR, Hogan DA, Tiedje JM. Reductive dehalogenation of trichloroacetic acid by Trichlorobacter thiogenes gen. nov., sp. nov. Appl Environ Microbiol 2000; 66:2297-2301.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 78. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2001; 51:1-2.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Geobacter Lovley et al. 1995

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: Geobacteraceae Holmes et al. 2004

Assigned by: Holmes DE, Nevin KP, Lovley DR. Comparison of 16S rRNA, nifD, recA, gyrB, rpoB and fusA genes within the family Geobacteraceae fam. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:1591-1599.

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