Name: Rugamonas Austin and Moss 1987

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. fem. n. ruga, wrinkle; L. fem. n. monas, unit, monad; N.L. fem. n. Rugamonas, wrinkled unit

Type species: Rugamonas rubra Austin and Moss 1987

Effective publication: Austin DA, Moss MO. Numerical taxonomy of red-pigmented bacteria isolated from a lowland river, with the description of a new taxon, Rugamonas rubra gen. nov., sp. nov. J. Gen. Microbiol. 1986; 132:1899-1909.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 23. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1987; 37:179-180.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

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

Parent taxon: Pseudomonadaceae Winslow et al. 1917 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Garrity GM, Bell JA, Lilburn T. Class III. Gammaproteobacteria class. 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. 1.

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