Name: Gallaecimonas Rodríguez-Blanco et al. 2010

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. n. Gallaecia, the country of the Gallaeci, now Galicia, a region of north-west Spain; L. fem. n. monas, a monad, unit; N.L. fem. n. Gallaecimonas, single microbe isolated from Galicia

Type species: Gallaecimonas pentaromativorans Rodríguez-Blanco et al. 2010

Valid publication: Rodriguez-Blanco A, Vetion G, Escande ML, Delille D, Ghiglione JF. Gallaecimonas pentaromativorans gen. nov., sp. nov., a bacterium carrying 16S rRNA gene heterogeneity and able to degrade high-molecular-mass polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2010; 60:504-509.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 2
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2
Total number of child taxa: 3

Parent taxon: [Gammaproteobacteria, not assigned to family]

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