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Genus Heliimonas

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").

 

Heliimonas Leandro et al. 2013, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Heliimonas saccharivorans Leandro et al. 2013.
Etymology: N.L. n. Helia, Hel (the goddess of Hell in Nordic mythology); L. fem. n. monas, a unit, monad; N.L. fem. n. Heliimonas, a unit (bacterium) isolated near Hell (i.e. isolated from a 150 m borehole).
Reference: LEANDRO, T., FRANÇA, L., NOBRE, M. F., RAINEY, F. A. and DA COSTA, M. S. 2013. Heliimonas saccharivorans gen. nov., sp. nov., a member of the family Chitinophagaceae isolated from a mineral water aquifer, and emended description of Filimonas lacunae. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 63, 3793-3799..
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Heliimonas saccharivorans Leandro et al. 2013, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) L2-4=CECT 8122=LMG 26919.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: JX458466 .
Etymology: L. neut. n. saccharum, sugar; L. part. adj. vorans, devouring; N.L. masc. adj. saccharivorans, sugar-devouring.
Source: Environmental - freshwater.
Reference: LEANDRO, T., FRANÇA, L., NOBRE, M. F., RAINEY, F. A. and DA COSTA, M. S. 2013. Heliimonas saccharivorans gen. nov., sp. nov., a member of the family Chitinophagaceae isolated from a mineral water aquifer, and emended description of Filimonas lacunae. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 63, 3793-3799.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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