Name: Selenomonas von Prowazek 1913 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. n. selênê, the moon; L. fem. n. monas, a unit, monad; N.L. fem. n. Selenomonas, moon (-shaped) monad

Type species: Selenomonas sputigena (Flügge 1886) Boskamp 1922 (Approved Lists 1980)

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Von Prowazek S. Zur Parasitologie von Westafrika. Zentralblatt für Bakteriologie, Parasitenkunde, Infektionskrankheiten und Hygiene, Abteilung I 1913; 70:32-36.

IJSEM list: Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.

Nomenclatural status: validly published, conserved name

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 10
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 11
Total number of child taxa: 13

Parent taxon: Selenomonadaceae Campbell et al. 2015

Assigned by: Campbell C, Adeolu M, Gupta RS. Genome-based taxonomic framework for the class Negativicutes: division of the class Negativicutes into the orders Selenomonadales emend., Acidaminococcales ord. nov. and Veillonellales ord. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2015; 65:3203-3215.

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