Genus Halomonas

Name: Halomonas Vreeland et al. 1980

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. masc. n. hals, halos, salt; L. fem. n. monas, a unit, monad; N.L. fem. n. Halomonas, salt (-tolerant) monad

Type species: Halomonas elongata Vreeland et al. 1980

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Vreeland RH, Litchfield CD, Martin EL, Elliot E. Halomonas elongata, a new genus and species of extremely salt-tolerant bacteria. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1980; 30:485-495.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 102
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 112
Total number of child taxa: 128

Parent taxon: Halomonadaceae Franzmann et al. 1989

Assigned by: Franzmann PD, Wehmeyer U, Stackebrandt E. Halomonadaceae fam. nov., a new family of the class Proteobacteria to accommodate the genera Halomonas and Deleya. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 1988; 11:16-19.

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