Name: Micromonas Murdoch and Shah 2000

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. adj. mikros -ê -on, small, little; L. fem. n. monas, a monad, unit; N.L. fem. n. Micromonas, tiny cell

Gender: feminine

Type species: Micromonas micros (Prévot 1933) Murdoch and Shah 2000

Effective publication: Murdoch DA, Shah HN. Reclassification of Peptostreptococcus magnus (Prevot 1933) Holdeman and Moore 1972 as Finegoldia magna comb. nov. and Peptostreptococcus micros (Prevot 1933) Smith 1957 as Micromonas micros comb. nov. Anaerobe 1999; 5:555-559.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 75. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2000; 50:1415-1417.

Nomenclatural status: validly published, illegitimate name

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Parvimonas Tindall and Euzéby 2006

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: Peptoniphilaceae Johnson et al. 2014

Assigned by: Johnson CN, Whitehead TR, Cotta MA, Rhoades RE, Lawson PA. Peptoniphilus stercorisuis sp. nov., isolated from a swine manure storage tank and description of Peptoniphilaceae fam. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:3538-3545.

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