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Genus Tropicimonas

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: 4
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 0

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

 

Tropicimonas Harwati et al. 2009, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Tropicimonas isoalkanivorans Harwati et al. 2009.
Etymology: L. adj. tropicus, tropical, pertaining to the tropical zone of the Earth; L. fem. n. monas, unit, unicell; N.L. fem. n. Tropicimonas, a unicell belonging to the tropical zone.
Valid publication: HARWATI (T.U.), KASAI (Y.), KODAMA (Y.), SUSILANINGSIH (D.) and WATANABE (K.): Tropicimonas isoalkanivorans gen. nov., sp. nov., a branched-alkane-degrading bacterium isolated from Semarang Port in Indonesia. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 388-391.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Tropicimonas Harwati et al. 2009 emend. Oh et al. 2012.
Type species: ¤ Tropicimonas isoalkanivorans Harwati et al. 2009.
Etymology: L. adj. tropicus, tropical, pertaining to the tropical zone of the Earth; L. fem. n. monas, unit, unicell; N.L. fem. n. Tropicimonas, a unicell belonging to the tropical zone.
Reference: OH (K.H.), CHOI (W.C.), JUNG (Y.T.), KANG (S.J.), OH (T.K.) and YOON (J.H.): Tropicimonas aquimaris sp. nov., isolated from seawater, and emended description of the genus Tropicimonas Harwati et al. 2009. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2012, 62, 688-692.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Tropicimonas aquimaris Oh et al. 2012, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) DPG-21 = CCUG 60524 = KCTC 23424.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: HQ340608.
Etymology: L. n. aqua -ae, water; L. n. mare -is, the sea; N.L. gen. n. aquimaris, of seawater.
Valid publication: OH (K.H.), CHOI (W.C.), JUNG (Y.T.), KANG (S.J.), OH (T.K.) and YOON (J.H.): Tropicimonas aquimaris sp. nov., isolated from seawater, and emended description of the genus Tropicimonas Harwati et al. 2009. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2012, 62, 688-692.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Tropicimonas arenosa Oh et al. 2016, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) CAU 1062=KCTC 52178=NBRC 111995.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: KU719510.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. arenosa, sandy.
Source: Environmental - marine.
Valid publication: OH, M., KIM, J. H. and KIM, W. 2016. Tropicimonas arenosa sp. nov., isolated from marine sand. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 66, 5514-5518.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Tropicimonas isoalkanivorans Harwati et al. 2009, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) B51 = DSM 19548 = JCM 14837.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB302379.
Etymology: N.L. neut. n. isoalkanum, branched alkane; L. part. adj. vorans, devouring; N.L. part. adj. isoalkanivorans, degrading branched alkanes.
Valid publication: HARWATI (T.U.), KASAI (Y.), KODAMA (Y.), SUSILANINGSIH (D.) and WATANABE (K.): Tropicimonas isoalkanivorans gen. nov., sp. nov., a branched-alkane-degrading bacterium isolated from Semarang Port in Indonesia. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 388-391.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Tropicimonas sediminicola Shin et al. 2012, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) M97 = JCM 17731 = KACC 15544.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: JF748735.
Etymology: L. n. sedimen -inis, sediment; L. suff. -cola (from L. n. incola), inhabitant, dweller; N.L. n. sediminicola, sediment dweller.
Valid publication: SHIN (N.R.), ROH (S.W.), KIM (M.S.), YUN (B.), WHON (T.W.), KIM (Y.O.) and BAE (J.W.): Tropicimonas sediminicola sp. nov., isolated from marine sediment. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2012, 62, 2424-2429.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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