Name: Azohydromonas Xie and Yokota 2005

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. n. azotum, nitrogen; from French n. azote; from Gr. prep. a, not; from Gr. n. zôê, life; from N.Gr. n. azôê, not sustaining life; N.L. pref. azo-, pertaining to nitrogen; Gr. n. hudôr, water; L. fem. n. monas, a unit, monad; N.L. fem. n. Azohydromonas, nitrogen-fixing and hydrogen autotrophic monad

Type species: Azohydromonas lata (Palleroni and Palleroni 1978) Xie and Yokota 2005

Valid publication: Xie CH, Yokota A. Reclassification of Alcaligenes latus strains IAM 12599T and IAM 12664 and Pseudomonas saccharophila as Azohydromonas lata gen. nov., comb. nov., Azohydromonas australica sp. nov. and Pelomonas saccharophila gen. nov., comb. nov., respectively. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2005; 55:2419-2425.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 4
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 4
Total number of child taxa: 4

Parent taxon: Alcaligenaceae De Ley et al. 1986

Assigned by: Xie CH, Yokota A. Reclassification of Alcaligenes latus strains IAM 12599T and IAM 12664 and Pseudomonas saccharophila as Azohydromonas lata gen. nov., comb. nov., Azohydromonas australica sp. nov. and Pelomonas saccharophila gen. nov., comb. nov., respectively. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2005; 55:2419-2425.

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