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Genus Longimonas

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: 2
Number of subspecies, including synonyms, cited in this file: 0

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

 

Longimonas Xia et al. 2015, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Longimonas halophila Xia et al. 2015.
Etymology: L. adj. longus, long; Gr. fem. n. monas, a unit, monad; N.L. fem. n. Longimonas, a long monad.
Valid publication: XIA, J., ZHOU, Y. X., ZHAO, L. H., CHEN, G. J. and DU, Z. J. 2015. Longimonas halophila gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from a marine solar saltern. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 65, 2272-2276.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Longimonas haloalkaliphila Sorokin et al. 2017, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) BSker3=JCM 31343=UNIQEM U1010.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: KU720570.
Etymology: N.L. n. alkali, soda ash (from Arabic al-qalyi, the ashes of saltwort); N.L. adj. philus (from Gr. adj. philos, -ê -on), friend, loving; N.L. fem. adj. haloalkaliphila, salt and alkali-loving.
Source: Environmental - saline lake.
Valid publication: SOROKIN, D. Y., KHIJNIAK, T. V., GALINSKI, E. A. and KUBLANOV, I. V. 2017. Natronotalea proteinilytica gen. nov., sp. nov. and Longimonas haloalkaliphila sp. nov., extremely haloalkaliphilic members of the phylum Rhodothermaeota from hypersaline alkaline lakes. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 67, 4161-4167.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Longimonas halophila Xia et al. 2015, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) SYD6=CICC 10838=KCTC 42399.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: KF955302.
Etymology: Gr. n. hals, halos, salt; Gr. adj. philos, loving; N.L. fem. adj. halophila, salt-loving, referring to the ability of the type strain to grow at high NaCl concentrations.
Source: Environmental - marine.
Valid publication: XIA, J., ZHOU, Y. X., ZHAO, L. H., CHEN, G. J. and DU, Z. J. 2015. Longimonas halophila gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from a marine solar saltern. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 65, 2272-2276.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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