Name: Aurantimonas Denner et al. 2003

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: au.ran.ti.a’ca’nas N.L. fem. adj. aurantiaca, orange-coloured; L. fem. n. monas, a unit; N.L. fem. n. Aurantimonas, orange-coloured unicellular organism

Gender: feminine

Type species: Aurantimonas coralicida Denner et al. 2003

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Denner EB, Smith GW, Busse HJ, Schumann P, Narzt T, Polson SW, Lubitz W, Richardson LL. Aurantimonas coralicida gen. nov., sp. nov., the causative agent of white plague type II on Caribbean scleractinian corals. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2003; 53:1115-1122.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 53, part 4 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2003; 53:1703-1705.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 4
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 7
Total number of child taxa: 8

Parent taxon: "Aurantimonadaceae" Garrity et al. 2003

Assigned by: Garrity GM, Bell JA, Lilburn TG. Taxonomic Outline of the Procaryotes. Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, Second Edition, Release 4.0. Springer-Verlag, New York, 2003.

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