Name: Cocleimonas Tanaka et al. 2011

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. fem. n. coclea, a snail; L. fem. n. monas, a unit, monad; N.L. fem. n. Cocleimonas, unit (bacterium) from a snail

Type species: Cocleimonas flava Tanaka et al. 2011

Valid publication: Tanaka N, Romanenko LA, Iino T, Frolova GM, Mikhailov VV. Cocleimonas flava gen. nov., sp. nov., a gammaproteobacterium isolated from sand snail (Umbonium costatum). Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2011; 61:412-416.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 1
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: Thiotrichaceae Garrity et al. 2005

Assigned by: Boden R, Scott KM. Evaluation of the genus Thiothrix Winogradsky 1888 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Aruga et al. 2002: reclassification of Thiothrix disciformis to Thiolinea disciformis gen. nov., comb. nov., and of Thiothrix flexilis to Thiofilum flexile gen. nov., comb nov., with emended description of Thiothrix. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2018; 68:2226-2239.

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