Name: Megamonas Shah and Collins 1983

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

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

Type species: Megamonas hypermegale corrig. (Harrison and Hansen 1963) Shah and Collins 1983

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Shah HN, Collins MD. Reclassification of Bacteroides hypermegas (Harrison and Hansen) in a new genus Megamonas, as Megamonas hypermegas comb. nov. Zentralbl. Bakteriol. Parasitenkd. Infektionskr. Hyg. Abt. 1 Orig. 1982; C3:394-398.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 10. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1983; 33:438-440.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 3
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 3
Total number of child taxa: 4

Parent taxon: Selenomonadaceae Campbell et al. 2015

Assigned by: Campbell C, Adeolu M, Gupta RS. Genome-based taxonomic framework for the class Negativicutes: division of the class Negativicutes into the orders Selenomonadales emend., Acidaminococcales ord. nov. and Veillonellales ord. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2015; 65:3203-3215.

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