Name: Merdimonas Seo et al. 2017

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Mer.di.mo’nas L. fem. n. merda, faeces; L. fem. n. monas, a unit, monad; N.L. fem. n. Merdimonas, a stool monad, referring to the origin from stool

Type species: Merdimonas faecis Seo et al. 2017

Valid publication: Seo B, Yoo JE, Lee YM, Ko G. Merdimonas faecis gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from human faeces. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:2430-2435.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 67, part 7 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:3689-3691.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 1
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: Lachnospiraceae Rainey 2010

Assigned by: Seo B, Yoo JE, Lee YM, Ko G. Merdimonas faecis gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from human faeces. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:2430-2435.

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