Name: Parafilimonas Kim et al. 2014

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Pa.ra.fi.li.mo’nas Gr. pref. para-, beside; N.L. fem. n. Filimonas, the name of a bacterial genus; N.L. fem. n. Parafilimonas, resembling the genus Filimonas

Gender: feminine

Type species: Parafilimonas terrae Kim et al. 2014

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Kim SJ, Park JH, Lim JM, Ahn JH, Anandham R, Weon HY, Kwon SW. Parafilimonas terrae gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from greenhouse soil. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:3040-3045.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 64, part 9 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:3923-3925.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 2
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2
Total number of child taxa: 2

Parent taxon: Chitinophagaceae Kämpfer et al. 2011

Assigned by: Munoz R, Rossello-Mora R, Amann R. Revised phylogeny of Bacteroidetes and proposal of sixteen new taxa and two new combinations including Rhodothermaeota phyl. nov. Syst Appl Microbiol 2016; 39:281-296.

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