Name: Macromonas Utermöhl and Koppe 1924 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. adj. makros, large; L. fem. n. monas, a unit, monad; N.L. fem. n. Macromonas, a large monad

Type species: Macromonas mobilis (Lauterborn 1915) Utermöhl and Koppe 1924 (Approved Lists 1980)

Effective publication: Koppe F. Die Schlammflora der ostholsteinischen Seen und des Bodensees. Archiv fur Hydrobiologie 1924; 14:619-672.

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: 2
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2
Total number of child taxa: 2

Parent taxon: Comamonadaceae Willems et al. 1991

Assigned by: Garrity GM, Bell JA, Lilburn T. Class I. Alphaproteobacteria class. nov. In: Brenner DJ, Krieg NR, Staley JT, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 2 (The Proteobacteria), part C (The Alpha-, Beta-, Delta-, and Epsilonproteobacteria), Springer, New York, 2005, p. 1.

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