Genus Hydrogenimonas

Name: Hydrogenimonas Takai et al. 2004

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. neut. n. hydrogenum, hydrogen (that which produces water, so called because it forms water when exposed to oxygen); from Gr. neut. n. hudôr, water; from Gr. v. gennaô, to produce; L. fem. n. monas, a unit, monad; N.L. fem. n. Hydrogenimonas, hydrogen monad

Gender: feminine

Type species: Hydrogenimonas thermophila Takai et al. 2004

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Takai K, Nealson KH, Horikoshi K. Hydrogenimonas thermophila gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel thermophilic, hydrogen-oxidizing chemolithoautotroph within the epsilon-Proteobacteria, isolated from a black smoker in a Central Indian Ridge hydrothermal field. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:25-32.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 54, part 1 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:633-634.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: orphaned genus


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: "Hydrogenimonaceae" Garrity et al. 2004

Assigned by: Garrity GM, Bell JA, Lilburn TG. Taxonomic Outline of the Procaryotes. Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, Second Edition., Release 5.0. Springer-Verlag, New York, 2004.

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