Name: Polaromonas Irgens et al. 1996

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Po.lar.o.mo’nas M.L. masc./fem. adj. polaris, pertaining to the geographic poles; L. fem. n. monas, unit; N.L. fem. n. Polaromonas, polar bacterium

Gender: feminine

Type species: Polaromonas vacuolata Irgens et al. 1996

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Irgens RL, Gosink JJ, Staley JT. Polaromonas vacuolata gen. nov., sp. nov., a psychrophilic, marine, gas vacuolate bacterium from Antarctica. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1996; 46:822-826.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 46, part 3 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1996; 46:1191.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 9
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 9
Total number of child taxa: 9

Parent taxon: Comamonadaceae Willems et al. 1991

Assigned by: Jeon CO, Park W, Ghiorse WC, Madsen EL. Polaromonas naphthalenivorans sp. nov., a naphthalene-degrading bacterium from naphthalene-contaminated sediment. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:93-97.

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