Name: Cellulomonas Bergey et al. 1923 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. neut. n. cellulosum, cellulose; L. fem. n. monas, a unit, monad; N.L. fem. n. Cellulomonas, cellulose monad

Gender: feminine

Type species: Cellulomonas flavigena (Kellerman and McBeth 1912) Bergey et al. 1923 (Approved Lists 1980)

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Bergey DH, Harrison FC, Breed RS, Hammer BW, Huntoon FM. Bergey's Manual of Determinative Bacteriology, 1st ed. The Williams & Wilkins Co, Baltimore, 1923.

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: 31
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 35
Total number of child taxa: 41

Parent taxon: Cellulomonadaceae Stackebrandt and Prauser 1991

Assigned by: Stackebrandt E, Prauser H. Assignment of the genera Cellulomonas, Oerskovia, Promicromonospora, and Jonesia to Cellulomonadaceae fam. nov. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 1991; 14:261-265.

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