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Genus Falcatimonas

Warning: In the List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature, an arrow () only indicates the sequence of valid publication of names and does not mean that the last name in the sequence must be used (see: Introduction).

Number of species, including synonyms, cited in this file: 1
Number of subspecies, including synonyms, cited in this file: 0

Classification (Warning: see also the file "Classification of prokaryotes: Introduction").

 

Falcatimonas Watanabe et al. 2016, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Falcatimonas natans Watanabe et al. 2016.
Etymology: L. adj. falcatus, sickle- or crescent-shaped; Gr. n. monas, a unit; N.L. fem. n. Falcatimonas, a sickle-shaped unit.
Valid publication: WATANABE, M., KAKU, N., UEKI, K. and UEKI, A. 2016. Falcatimonas natans gen. nov., sp. nov., a strictly anaerobic, amino-acid-decomposing bacterium isolated from a methanogenic reactor of cattle waste. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 66, 4639-4644.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Falcatimonas natans Watanabe et al. 2016, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) WN011=JCM 16476=DSM 22923.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: AB298726.
Whole-genome sequence accession no. for the type strain: .
Etymology: L. adj. natans, swimming, referring to the mobility of cells.
Source: Industrial/agricultural.
Valid publication: WATANABE, M., KAKU, N., UEKI, K. and UEKI, A. 2016. Falcatimonas natans gen. nov., sp. nov., a strictly anaerobic, amino-acid-decomposing bacterium isolated from a methanogenic reactor of cattle waste. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 66, 4639-4644.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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