Name: Geomonas Xu et al. 2020

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Ge.o.mo’nas Gr. fem. n. ge, the earth; L. fem. n. monas, a unit, monad; N.L. fem. n. Geomonas, a monad from the earth

Type species: Geomonas oryzae Xu et al. 2020

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Xu Z, Masuda Y, Itoh H, Ushijima N, Shiratori Y, Senoo K. Geomonas oryzae gen. nov., sp. nov., Geomonas edaphica sp. nov., Geomonas ferrireducens sp. nov., Geomonas terrae sp. nov., Four Ferric-Reducing Bacteria Isolated From Paddy Soil, and Reclassification of Three Species of the Genus Geobacter as Members of the Genus Geomonas gen. nov. Front Microbiol 2019; 10:2201.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Validation list no. 191. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:1-5.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 6
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 6
Total number of child taxa: 7

Parent taxon: Geobacteraceae Holmes et al. 2004

Assigned by: Xu Z, Masuda Y, Itoh H, Ushijima N, Shiratori Y, Senoo K. Geomonas oryzae gen. nov., sp. nov., Geomonas edaphica sp. nov., Geomonas ferrireducens sp. nov., Geomonas terrae sp. nov., Four Ferric-Reducing Bacteria Isolated From Paddy Soil, and Reclassification of Three Species of the Genus Geobacter as Members of the Genus Geomonas gen. nov. Front Microbiol 2019; 10:2201.

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