Name: "Trichloromonas" Waite et al. 2020

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology:’nas L. num. adj. tris, three; Gr. masc. adj. [χλωρός] chlôros, greenish-yellow (chlorine); L. fem. n. monas, monad; N.L. fem. n. Trichloromonas, trichloroethene-reducing monad

Gender: feminine

Type species: "Trichloromonas acetexigens" (Finster et al. 1997) Waite et al. 2020

Original publication: Waite DW, Chuvochina M, Pelikan C, Parks DH, Yilmaz P, Wagner M, Loy A, Naganuma T, Nakai R, Whitman WB, et al. Proposal to reclassify the proteobacterial classes Deltaproteobacteria and Oligoflexia, and the phylum Thermodesulfobacteria into four phyla reflecting major functional capabilities. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:5972-6016.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

Correct name: Desulfuromonas Pfennig and Biebl 1977 (Approved Lists 1980)


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 0
Total number of child taxa: 3

Parent taxon: Desulfuromonadaceae corrig. Kuever et al. 2006

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Record number: 17414