Name:Rhodococcuschlorophenolicus Apajalahti et al. 1986
Proposed as: sp. nov.
chlo.ro.phe.no’li.cus. Chem. neut. n.chlorophenol, chlorophenol; L. masc. adj. suff.-icus, suffix used with the sense of pertaining to; N.L. masc. adj.chlorophenolicus, related to chlorophenols
homotypic synonym, validly published under the ICNP
Rhodococcuschlorophenolicus 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 Rhodococcus.