Name: Erythromonas Yurkov et al. 1997

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. masc. adj. [ἐρυθρός] erythros, red; L. fem. n. monas, a unit, monad; N.L. fem. n. Erythromonas, red monad

Gender: feminine

Type species: Erythromonas ursincola Yurkov et al. 1997

Valid publication: Yurkov V, Stackebrandt E, Buss O, Vermeglio A, Gorlenko V, Beatty JT. Reorganization of the genus Erythromicrobium: description of "Erythromicrobium sibiricum" as Sandaracinobacter sibiricus gen. nov., sp. nov., and of "Erythromicrobium ursincola" as Erythromonas ursincola gen. nov., sp. nov. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1997; 47:1172-1178.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 47, part 4 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1998; 48:329-330.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Blastomonas Sly and Cahill 1997


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

Parent taxon: Sphingomonadaceae Kosako et al. 2000

Assigned by: Hiraishi A, Kuraishi H, Kawahara K. Emendation of the description of Blastomonas natatoria (Sly 1985) Sly and Cahill 1997 as an aerobic photosynthetic bacterium and reclassification of Erythromonas ursincola Yurkov et al. 1997 as Blastomonas ursincola comb. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2000; 50:1113-1118.

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