Name: Serpentinimonas Bird et al. 2021

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Ser.pen.ti.ni.mo’nas. N.L. neut. n. serpentinum, a dark green mineral produced from reaction of olivine with water; L. fem. n. monas, a shape, a monad; N.L. fem. n. Serpentinimonas, a monad from a serpentinizing site

Gender: feminine

Type species: Serpentinimonas raichei Bird et al. 2021

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Bird LJ, Kuenen JG, Osburn MR, Tomioka N, Ishii S, Barr C, Nealson KH, Suzuki S. Serpentinimonas gen. nov., Serpentinimonas raichei sp. nov., Serpentinimonas barnesii sp. nov. and Serpentinimonas maccroryi sp. nov., hyperalkaliphilic and facultative autotrophic bacteria isolated from terrestrial serpentinizing springs. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2021; 71:4945.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

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

Parent taxon: Comamonadaceae Willems et al. 1991

Assigned by: Bird LJ, Kuenen JG, Osburn MR, Tomioka N, Ishii S, Barr C, Nealson KH, Suzuki S. Serpentinimonas gen. nov., Serpentinimonas raichei sp. nov., Serpentinimonas barnesii sp. nov. and Serpentinimonas maccroryi sp. nov., hyperalkaliphilic and facultative autotrophic bacteria isolated from terrestrial serpentinizing springs. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2021; 71:4945.

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Record number: 19557