gly.co’li.cum. N.L. neut. n.glycol, glycol; L. adj. suff.-icus -a -um, suffix used with the sense of pertaining to; N.L. neut. adj.glycolicum, related to the ability to use glycolate as substrate
homotypic synonym, validly published under the ICNP
Chromatiumglycolicum is the correct name if this species is regarded as a separate species (i.e., if its nomenclatural type is not assigned to another species whose name is validly published, legitimate and not rejected and has priority) within a separate genus Chromatium.