Name: Spongiimonas Yoon et al. 2014

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology:’nas L. fem. n. spongia, a sponge; L. fem. n. monas, a unit, a monad; N.L. fem. n. Spongiimonas, a bacterium (unit) isolated from a sponge

Gender: feminine

Type species: Spongiimonas flava Yoon et al. 2014

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Yoon J, Jang JH, Kasai H. Spongiimonas flava gen. nov., sp. nov., a new member of the family Flavobacteriaceae isolated from an unidentified marine sponge. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 2013; 103:625-633.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Validation list no. 155. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:1-5.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name


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: Weeksellaceae García-López et al. 2020

Assigned by: Garcia-Lopez M, Meier-Kolthoff JP, Tindall BJ, Gronow S, Woyke T, Kyrpides NC, Hahnke RL, Goker M. Analysis of 1,000 Type-Strain Genomes Improves Taxonomic Classification of Bacteroidetes. Front Microbiol 2019; 10:2083.

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