Name: Syntrophobacter Boone and Bryant 1984

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. adj. suntrophos, having grown up with one; N.L. masc. n. bacter, a rod; N.L. masc. n. Syntrophobacter, a rod which feeds together with (an another species)

Type species: Syntrophobacter wolinii Boone and Bryant 1984

Effective publication: Boone DR, Bryant MP. Propionate-Degrading Bacterium, Syntrophobacter wolinii sp. nov. gen. nov., from Methanogenic Ecosystems. Appl Environ Microbiol 1980; 40:626-632.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 15. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1984; 34:355-357.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 4
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 4
Total number of child taxa: 4

Parent taxon: Syntrophobacteraceae Kuever et al. 2006

Assigned by: Kuever J, Rainey FA, Widdel F. Family I. Syntrophobacteraceae 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. 1021.

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