Name: Filimonas Shiratori et al. 2009

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. neut. n. filum, a thread; L. fem. n. monas, a unit, a monad; N.L. fem. n. Filimonas, a thread-like monad

Type species: Filimonas lacunae Shiratori et al. 2009

Valid publication: Shiratori H, Tagami Y, Morishita T, Kamihara Y, Beppu T, Ueda K. Filimonas lacunae gen. nov., sp. nov., a member of the phylum Bacteroidetes isolated from fresh water. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2009; 59:1137-1142.

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: 5
Total number of child taxa: 5

Parent taxon: Chitinophagaceae Kämpfer et al. 2011

Assigned by: Munoz R, Rossello-Mora R, Amann R. Revised phylogeny of Bacteroidetes and proposal of sixteen new taxa and two new combinations including Rhodothermaeota phyl. nov. Syst Appl Microbiol 2016; 39:281-296.

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