Name: Pleomorphomonas Xie and Yokota 2005

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. pleomorphus, pleomorphic; from Gr. adj. pleos, full; from Gr. n. morphĂȘ, form, shape; L. fem. n. monas, monad, unit; N.L. fem. n. Pleomorphomonas, pleomorphic monad

Type species: Pleomorphomonas oryzae Xie and Yokota 2005

Valid publication: Xie CH, Yokota A. Pleomorphomonas oryzae gen. nov., sp. nov., a nitrogen-fixing bacterium isolated from paddy soil of Oryza sativa. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2005; 55:1233-1237.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 4
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 4
Total number of child taxa: 4

Parent taxon: Methylocystaceae Bowman 2006

Assigned by: Esquivel-Elizondo S, Maldonado J, Krajmalnik-Brown R. Anaerobic carbon monoxide metabolism by Pleomorphomonas carboxyditropha sp. nov., a new mesophilic hydrogenogenic carboxydotroph. FEMS Microbiol Ecol 2018; 94:fiy056.

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