Name: Azomonas Winogradsky 1938 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. n. azotum, nitrogen; from French n. azote, nitrogen; from Gr. pref. a-, not; from Gr. n. zôê, life; from N.Gr. n. azôê, not sustaining life; N.L. pref. azo-, pertaining to nitrogen; L. fem. n. monas, a unit, monad; N.L. fem. n. Azomonas, nitrogen monad

Gender: feminine

Type species: Azomonas agilis (Beijerinck 1901) Winogradsky 1938 (Approved Lists 1980)

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Winogradsky S. Études sur la microbiologie du sol et des eaux. Sur la morphologie et l'écologie des Azotobacter. Annales de l'Institut Pasteur (Paris) 1938; 60:351-400.

IJSEM list: Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 3
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 3
Total number of child taxa: 3

Parent taxon: Pseudomonadaceae Winslow et al. 1917 (Approved Lists 1980)

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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