heterotypic synonym, validly published under the ICNP
Brenner et al. (2005) assigned this genus to the family Bradyrhizobiaceae Garrity et al. 2006.Publication:
Garrity GM, Bell JA, Lilburn T. Family VII. Bradyrhizobiaceae fam. nov. In: Brenner DJ, Krieg NR, Staley JT, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 2 (The Proteobacteria), part C (The Alpha-, Beta-, Delta-, and Epsilonproteobacteria), Springer, New York, 2005, p. 438.
For the type species of this genus another name is in use, which is affiliated with the genus Bradyrhizobium Jordan 1982.Publication:
Ramirez-Bahena MH, Chahboune R, Peix A, Velazquez E. Reclassification of Agromonas oligotrophica into the genus Bradyrhizobium as Bradyrhizobium oligotrophicum comb. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2013; 63:1013-1016.
This taxon was discussed in a meeting of a Taxonomic Subcommittee of the ICSP.Publication:
de Lajudie P, Martinez-Romero E. International Committee on Systematics of Prokaryotes Subcommittee on the taxonomy of Agrobacterium and Rhizobium Minutes of the meeting, 7 September 2014, Tenerife, Spain. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:516-520.
Agromonas is the correct name if this genus is regarded as a separate genus (i.e., if its nomenclatural type is not assigned to another genus whose name is validly published, legitimate and not rejected and has priority).
Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0 Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1 Total number of child taxa: 1