Name: Heliimonas Leandro et al. 2013

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Hel.i.i.mo’nas N.L. n. Helia, Hel (the goddess of Hell in Nordic mythology); L. fem. n. monas, a unit, monad; N.L. fem. n. Heliimonas, a unit (bacterium) isolated near Hell (i.e. isolated from a 150 m borehole)

Type species: Heliimonas saccharivorans Leandro et al. 2013

Valid publication: Leandro T, Franca L, Nobre MF, Rainey FA, da Costa MS. Heliimonas saccharivorans gen. nov., sp. nov., a member of the family Chitinophagaceae isolated from a mineral water aquifer, and emended description of Filimonas lacunae. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2013; 63:3793-3799.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 63, part 10 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:6-7.

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: Chitinophagaceae Kämpfer et al. 2011

Assigned by: Leandro T, Franca L, Nobre MF, Rainey FA, da Costa MS. Heliimonas saccharivorans gen. nov., sp. nov., a member of the family Chitinophagaceae isolated from a mineral water aquifer, and emended description of Filimonas lacunae. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2013; 63:3793-3799.

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