Name: Dechlorosoma Achenbach et al. 2001

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: De.chlo.ro.so’ma L. abl. prep. de, from; Gr. adj. chloros, green (chlorine); Gr. neut. n. soma, body; N.L. neut. n. Dechlorosoma, dechlorinating body

Type species: Dechlorosoma suillum corrig. Achenbach et al. 2001

Valid publication: Achenbach LA, Michaelidou U, Bruce RA, Fryman J, Coates JD. Dechloromonas agitata gen. nov., sp. nov. and Dechlorosoma suillum gen. nov., sp. nov., two novel environmentally dominant (per)chlorate-reducing bacteria and their phylogenetic position. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2001; 51:527-533.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 51, part 2 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2001; 51:795-796.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Azospira Reinhold-Hurek and Hurek 2000

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: Rhodocyclaceae Garrity et al. 2006

Assigned by: Garrity GM, Bell JA, Lilburn T. Family I. Rhodocyclaceae 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. 887.

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