Name: Natronomonas Kamekura et al. 1997

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Na.tro.no.mo’nas N.L. neut. n. natron, derived from Arabic natrun, soda [sodium carbonate]; L. fem. n. monas, unit; N.L. fem. n. Natronomonas, the soda unit

Gender: feminine

Type species: Natronomonas pharaonis (Soliman and Trüper 1983) Kamekura et al. 1997

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Kamekura M, Dyall-Smith ML, Upasani V, Ventosa A, Kates M. Diversity of alkaliphilic halobacteria: proposals for transfer of Natronobacterium vacuolatum, Natronobacterium magadii, and Natronobacterium pharaonis to Halorubrum, Natrialba, and Natronomonas gen. nov., respectively, as Halorubrum vacuolatum comb. nov., Natrialba magadii comb. nov., and Natronomonas pharaonis comb. nov., respectively. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1997; 47:853-857.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 47, part 3 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1997; 47:1275-1276.

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: 3

Parent taxon: Halobacteriaceae Gibbons 1974 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Burns DG, Janssen PH, Itoh T, Minegishi H, Usami R, Kamekura M, Dyall-Smith ML. Natronomonas moolapensis sp. nov., non-alkaliphilic isolates recovered from a solar saltern crystallizer pond, and emended description of the genus Natronomonas. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2010; 60:1173-1176.

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