Name: Camelimonas Kämpfer et al. 2010

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology:’nas L. masc. n. camelus, a camel with either one or two humps; L. fem. n. monas, a unit, in bacteriology, a monad; N.L. fem. n. Camelimonas, a monad isolated from camels

Type species: Camelimonas lactis Kämpfer et al. 2010

Valid publication: Kampfer P, Scholz HC, Langer S, Wernery U, Wernery R, Johnson B, Joseph M, Lodders N, Busse HJ. Camelimonas lactis gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from the milk of camels. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2010; 60:2382-2386.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 3
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 3
Total number of child taxa: 3

Parent taxon: Chelatococcaceae Dedysh et al. 2016

Assigned by: Dedysh SN, Haupt ES, Dunfield PF. Emended description of the family Beijerinckiaceae and transfer of the genera Chelatococcus and Camelimonas to the family Chelatococcaceae fam. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:3177-3182.

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