Name: Rhizomonas van Bruggen et al. 1990

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. fem. n. rhiza, a root; L. fem. n. monas, a unit, monad; N.L. fem. n. Rhizomonas, a unit associated with roots

Gender: feminine

Type species: Rhizomonas suberifaciens van Bruggen et al. 1990

Valid publication: Van Bruggen AHC, Jochimsen KN, Brown PR. Rhizomonas suberifaciens gen. nov., sp. nov., the causal agent of corky root of lettuce. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1990; 40:175-188.

Nomenclatural status: validly published, rejected name

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Rhizorhapis Francis et al. 2014

Subdivision:

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

Parent taxon: Sphingomonadaceae Kosako et al. 2000

Assigned by: Francis IM, Jochimsen KN, De Vos P, van Bruggen AH. Reclassification of rhizosphere bacteria including strains causing corky root of lettuce and proposal of Rhizorhapis suberifaciens gen. nov., comb. nov., Sphingobium mellinum sp. nov., Sphingobium xanthum sp. nov. and Rhizorhabdus argentea gen. nov., sp. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:1340-1350.

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