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Genus Fontimonas

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 cited in this file: 1
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 0

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

 

Fontimonas Losey et al. 2013, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Fontimonas thermophila Losey et al. 2013.
Etymology: L. n. fons fontis, a spring, fountain; L. fem. n. monas, a unit, monad; N.L. fem. n. Fontimonas, a monad (bacterium) isolated from a spring.
Valid publication: LOSEY (N.A.), STEVENSON (B.S.), VERBARG (S.), RUDD (S.), MOORE (E.R.B.) and LAWSON (P.A.): Fontimonas thermophila gen. nov., sp. nov., a moderately thermophilic bacterium isolated from a freshwater hot spring, and proposal of Solimonadaceae fam. nov. to replace Sinobacteraceae Zhou et al. 2008. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2013, 63, 254-259.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: The word fons (genitive fontis) is a Latin noun, not a Latin adjective as cited in the paper by Losey et al. 2013.

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Fontimonas thermophila Losey et al. 2013, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) HA-01 = CCUG 59713 = DSM 23609.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: JN415769.
Etymology: Gr. adj. thermos, hot; N.L. adj. philus -a -um (from Gr. adj. philos -ê -on), friend, loving; N.L. fem. adj. thermophila, heat-loving.
Valid publication: LOSEY (N.A.), STEVENSON (B.S.), VERBARG (S.), RUDD (S.), MOORE (E.R.B.) and LAWSON (P.A.): Fontimonas thermophila gen. nov., sp. nov., a moderately thermophilic bacterium isolated from a freshwater hot spring, and proposal of Solimonadaceae fam. nov. to replace Sinobacteraceae Zhou et al. 2008. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2013, 63, 254-259.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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