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Dechloromonas

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Domain  Bacteria
Order  Rhodocyclales
Scientific name  Dechloromonas
Rank  Genus
Phylum  Proteobacteria
Family  Rhodocyclaceae
Higher classification  Rhodocyclaceae
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Similar  Bacteria, Proteobacteria, Betaproteobacteria, Azoarcus, Zoogloea

Dechloromonas is a genus in the phylum Proteobacteria (Bacteria).

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Etymology

The name Dechloromonas derives from:
Latin pref. de, from; New Latin noun chlorinum (from Greek adjective chlorōs, green), chlorine; New Latin pref. chloro-, pertaining to chlorine; Latin feminine gender noun monas (μονάς / μονάδα), unit, monad; New Latin feminine gender noun Dechloromonas, a dechlorinating monad.

Members of the genus Dechloromonas can be referred to as dechloromonads (viz. Trivialisation of names).

Species

The genus contains 4 species, namely

  • D. agitata ( Achenbach et al. 2001, (Type species of the genus).; Latin feminine gender participle adjective agitata, excited, agitated, highly active.)
  • D. aromatica( Cavalier-Smith 2002)
  • D. denitrificans ( Horn et al. 2005, ; New Latin participle adjective denitrificans, denitrifying.)
  • D. hortensis ( Wolterink et al. 2005, ; Latin feminine gender adjective hortensis, of or belonging to a garden.)
  • References

    Dechloromonas Wikipedia


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