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Genus Pontimonas

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").


For a detailed description of this taxon see Bergey’s Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria (BMSAB).


 

Pontimonas Jang et al. 2013, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Pontimonas salivibrio Jang et al. 2013.
Etymology: L. n. pontus, the sea; L. fem. n. monas, a unit, monad; N.L. fem. n. Pontimonas, a sea monad.
Valid publication: JANG (G.I.), CHO (Y.) and CHO (B.C.): Pontimonas salivibrio gen. nov., sp. nov., a new member of the family Microbacteriaceae isolated from a seawater reservoir of a solar saltern. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2013, 63, 2124-2131.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Pontimonas salivibrio Jang et al. 2013, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) CL-TW6 = JCM 18206 = KCCM 90105.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: JQ639087.
Etymology: L. n. sal salis, salt; N.L. n. vibrio, that which vibrates, and also a genus name of bacteria possessing a curved rod shape; N.L. masc. n. (nominative in apposition) salivibrio, vibrio-shaped organism from a saline environment.
Valid publication: JANG (G.I.), CHO (Y.) and CHO (B.C.): Pontimonas salivibrio gen. nov., sp. nov., a new member of the family Microbacteriaceae isolated from a seawater reservoir of a solar saltern. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2013, 63, 2124-2131.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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