Name: Neptunomonas Hedlund et al. 1999

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. masc. n. Neptunus, Neptune, the Roman god of the sea; L. fem. n. monas, a unit, monad; N.L. fem. n. Neptunomonas, Neptune's monad

Gender: feminine

Type species: Neptunomonas naphthovorans Hedlund et al. 1999

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Hedlund BP, Geiselbrecht AD, Bair TJ, Staley JT. Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon degradation by a new marine bacterium, Neptunomonas naphthovorans gen. nov., sp. nov. Appl Environ Microbiol 1999; 65:251-259.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 71. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1999; 49:1325-1326.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 8
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 8
Total number of child taxa: 8

Parent taxon: Oceanospirillaceae Garrity et al. 2005

Assigned by: Garrity GM, Bell JA, Lilburn T. Family I. Oceanospirillaceae fam. nov. In: Brenner DJ, Krieg NR, Staley JT, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 2 (The Proteobacteria), part B (The Gammaproteobacteria), Springer, New York, 2005, p. 271.

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