Name: Georgfuchsia Weelink et al. 2011

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Georgfuchsia, named after Georg Fuchs, for his contribution to our present understanding of anaerobic microbial growth on aromatic hydrocarbons

Type species: Georgfuchsia toluolica Weelink et al. 2011

Effective publication: Weelink SA, van Doesburg W, Saia FT, Rijpstra WI, Roling WF, Smidt H, Stams AJ. A strictly anaerobic betaproteobacterium Georgfuchsia toluolica gen. nov., sp. nov. degrades aromatic compounds with Fe(III), Mn(IV) or nitrate as an electron acceptor. FEMS Microbiol Ecol 2009; 70:575-585.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Validation list no. 139. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2011; 61:1011-1013.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 1
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: Sterolibacteriaceae Boden et al. 2017

Assigned by: Boden R, Hutt LP, Rae AW. Reclassification of Thiobacillus aquaesulis (Wood & Kelly, 1995) as Annwoodia aquaesulis gen. nov., comb. nov., transfer of Thiobacillus (Beijerinck, 1904) from the Hydrogenophilales to the Nitrosomonadales, proposal of Hydrogenophilalia class. nov. within the 'Proteobacteria', and four new families within the orders Nitrosomonadales and Rhodocyclales. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:1191-1205.

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