Name: Formosimonas Chen et al. 2017

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: For.mo.si.mo’nas N.L. fem. n. Formosa, the island of Taiwan; L. fem. n. monas, a unit, monad; N.L. fem. n. Formosimonas, a monad from Formosa, Taiwan

Type species: Formosimonas limnophila Chen et al. 2017

Valid publication: Chen WM, Xie PB, Young CC, Sheu SY. Formosimonas limnophila gen. nov., sp. nov., a new member of the family Burkholderiaceae isolated from a freshwater lake. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:17-24.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 67, part 1 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:765-766.

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: Burkholderiaceae Garrity et al. 2006

Assigned by: Chen WM, Xie PB, Young CC, Sheu SY. Formosimonas limnophila gen. nov., sp. nov., a new member of the family Burkholderiaceae isolated from a freshwater lake. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:17-24.

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