Genus Comamonas

Name: Comamonas (ex Davis and Park 1962) De Vos et al. 1985

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov., nom. rev.

Etymology: L. fem. n. coma, the hair of the head, hair; L. fem. n. monas, a unit, monad; N.L. fem. n. Comamonas, cell with a polar tuft of flagella [probably better: Comimonas]

Gender: feminine (stem: Comamonad-)

Type species: Comamonas terrigena (ex Hugh 1962) De Vos et al. 1985

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: De Vos P, Kersters K, Falsen E, Pot B, Gillis M, Segers P, De Ley J. Comamonas Davis and Park 1962, gen. nov., nom. rev. emend., and Comamonas terrigena Hugh 1962, sp. nov., nom. rev. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1985; 35:443-453.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 27
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 28
Total number of child taxa: 30

Parent taxon: Comamonadaceae Willems et al. 1991

Assigned by: Willems A, De Ley J, Gillis M, Kersters K. Comamonadaceae, a new family encompassing the acidovorans rRNA complex, including Variovorax paradoxus gen. nov., comb. nov., for Alcaligenes paradoxus (Davis 1969). Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1991; 41:445-450.

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Record number: 515404
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