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Genus Limimonas

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").

 

Limimonas Amoozegar et al. 2013, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Limimonas halophila Amoozegar et al. 2013.
Etymology: L. n. limus, mud; L. fem. n. monas, a unit, monad; N.L. fem. n. Limimonas, a unit (bacterium) isolated from mud.
Valid publication: AMOOZEGAR (M.A.), MAKHDOUMI-KAKHKI (A.), RAMEZANI (M.), MOSHTAGHI NIKOU (M.), SHAHZADEH FAZELI (S.A.), SCHUMANN (P.) and VENTOSA (A.): Limimonas halophila gen. nov., sp. nov., an extremely halophilic bacterium in the family Rhodospirillaceae. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2013, 63,1562-1567.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Limimonas halophila Amoozegar et al. 2013, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) IA16 = Ia16 = DSM 25584 = IBRC-M 10018.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: JN605361.
Etymology: Gr. n. hals halos, salt; N.L. adj. philus -a -um (from Gr. adj. philos -ê -on), friend, loving; N.L. fem. adj. halophila, salt-loving.
Valid publication: AMOOZEGAR (M.A.), MAKHDOUMI-KAKHKI (A.), RAMEZANI (M.), MOSHTAGHI NIKOU (M.), SHAHZADEH FAZELI (S.A.), SCHUMANN (P.) and VENTOSA (A.): Limimonas halophila gen. nov., sp. nov., an extremely halophilic bacterium in the family Rhodospirillaceae. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2013, 63,1562-1567.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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