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.
Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 3
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 3
Total number of child taxa: 3
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.