Trichlorobacter thiogenes should be renamed as a Geobacter species.

@article{SnoeyenbosWest2001TrichlorobacterTS,
  title={Trichlorobacter thiogenes should be renamed as a Geobacter species.},
  author={Oona L. O. Snoeyenbos-West and C G Van Praagh and Derek R. Lovley},
  journal={Applied and environmental microbiology},
  year={2001},
  volume={67 2},
  pages={1020-2}
}
In a recent paper by De Wever et al. (2), it is proposed that the recently isolated microorganism strain K1 be assigned to a new genus within the delta Proteobacteria. Those authors state that the 16S ribosomal DNA (rDNA) sequence of strain K1 places it within a “cluster of mixed taxonomic affiliation” within the delta Proteobacteria. From this statement it is apparent that De Wever et al. (2) are unaware of several previous phylogenetic analyses of this group within the delta Proteobacteria… CONTINUE READING

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