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.
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.
validly published, illegitimate name
Later homonym of the algal genus name, Micromonas I. Manton and M. Parke 1960; the name is illegitimate because of this precedence.
According to Rule 65 (2),the genus name Micromonas must be in the feminine gender, not in the masculine gender as cited in the paper by Murdoch and Shah 2000. — The name Micromonas Murdoch and Shah 2000 is illegitimate because of precedence of a microalga Micromonas I. Manton and M. Parke (Eukaryota; Viridiplantae; Chlorophyta; Prasinophyceae; Mamiellales; Mamiellaceae; Micromonas; Micromonas pusilla). See: Principle 2 and Rule 51b(4).Publication:
De Vos P, Trüper HG, Tindall BJ. Judicial Commission of the International Committee on Systematics of Prokaryotes Xth International (IUMS) Congress of Bacteriology and Applied Microbiology. Minutes of the meetings, 28, 29 and 31 July and 1 August 2002, Paris, France. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 2005; 55:525-532.
The name Micromonas Murdoch and Shah 2000 is illegitimate because of precedence of the algal genus name, Micromonas I. Manton and M. Parke 1960 [Rule 51b(4)]. Consequently, a new genus designation Parvimonas has been validly published by Tindall and Euzéby 2006.
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
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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