Name: Ferrimonas Rosselló-Mora et al. 1996

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. neut. n. ferrum, iron; L. fem. n. monas, monad, unit; N.L. fem. n. Ferrimonas, iron (III)-reducing cell

Type species: Ferrimonas balearica Rosselló-Mora et al. 1996

Effective publication: Rosselló-Mora R, Ludwig W, Kämpfer P, Amann R, Schleifer KH. Ferrimonas balearica gen. nov., sp. nov., a new marine facultative Fe(III)-reducing bacterium. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 1995; 18:196-202.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 56. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1996; 46:362-363.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 8
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 8
Total number of child taxa: 8

Parent taxon: Ferrimonadaceae Ivanova et al. 2004

Assigned by: Ivanova EP, Flavier S, Christen R. Phylogenetic relationships among marine Alteromonas-like proteobacteria: emended description of the family Alteromonadaceae and proposal of Pseudoalteromonadaceae fam. nov., Colwelliaceae fam. nov., Shewanellaceae fam. nov., Moritellaceae fam. nov., Ferrimonadaceae fam. nov., Idiomarinaceae fam. nov. and Psychromonadaceae fam. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:1773-1788.

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