Name: "Profundimonas" Cao et al. 2014

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Pro.fun.di.mo’nas L. neut. n. profundum, the depths of the sea; L. fem. n. monas, a unit, monad; N.L. fem. n. Profundimonas, a unit [bacterium] from the depths of the sea

Type species: "Profundimonas piezophila" Cao et al. 2014

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Cao Y, Chastain RA, Eloe EA, Nogi Y, Kato C, Bartlett DH. Novel psychropiezophilic Oceanospirillales species Profundimonas piezophila gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from the deep-sea environment of the Puerto Rico trench. Appl Environ Microbiol 2014; 80:54-60.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 0
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: Oceanospirillaceae Garrity et al. 2005

Assigned by: Cao Y, Chastain RA, Eloe EA, Nogi Y, Kato C, Bartlett DH. Novel psychropiezophilic Oceanospirillales species Profundimonas piezophila gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from the deep-sea environment of the Puerto Rico trench. Appl Environ Microbiol 2014; 80:54-60.

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