Name: Limimonas Amoozegar et al. 2013

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Li.mi.mo’nas L. n. limus, mud; L. fem. n. monas, a unit, monad; N.L. fem. n. Limimonas, a unit (bacterium) isolated from mud

Type species: Limimonas halophila Amoozegar et al. 2013

Valid publication: Amoozegar MA, Makhdoumi-Kakhki A, Ramezani M, Nikou MM, Fazeli SA, Schumann P, Ventosa A. Limimonas halophila gen. nov., sp. nov., an extremely halophilic bacterium in the family Rhodospirillaceae. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2013; 63:1562-1567.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 63, part 4 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2013; 63:2368-2370.

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: Rhodospirillaceae Pfennig and Trüper 1971 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Amoozegar MA, Makhdoumi-Kakhki A, Ramezani M, Nikou MM, Fazeli SA, Schumann P, Ventosa A. Limimonas halophila gen. nov., sp. nov., an extremely halophilic bacterium in the family Rhodospirillaceae. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2013; 63:1562-1567.

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