Name: Psychromonas Mountfort et al. 1998

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. adj. psuchros, cold; L. fem. n. monas, a monad, unit; N.L. fem. n. Psychromonas, a cold monad

Type species: Psychromonas antarctica corrig. Mountfort et al. 1998

Effective publication: Mountfort DO, Rainey FA, Burghardt J, Kaspar HF, Stackebrandt E. Psychromonas antarcticus gen. nov., sp. nov., A new aerotolerant anaerobic, halophilic psychrophile isolated from pond sediment of the McMurdo ice shelf, antarctica. Arch Microbiol 1998; 169:231-238.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 66. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1998; 48:631-632.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 15
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 15
Total number of child taxa: 16

Parent taxon: Psychromonadaceae Ivanova et al. 2004

Assigned by: Ivanova EP, Flavier S, Christen R. Phylogenetic relationships among marine Alteromonas-like proteobacteria: emended description of the family Alteromonadaceae and proposal of Pseudoalteromonadaceae fam. nov., Colwelliaceae fam. nov., Shewanellaceae fam. nov., Moritellaceae fam. nov., Ferrimonadaceae fam. nov., Idiomarinaceae fam. nov. and Psychromonadaceae fam. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:1773-1788.

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