Name: Sulfurimonas Inagaki et al. 2003

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Sul.fu.ri.mo’nas L. neut. n. sulfur, sulfur; L. fem. n. monas, a unit, monad; N.L. fem. n. Sulfurimonas, sulfur-oxidizing rod

Type species: Sulfurimonas autotrophica Inagaki et al. 2003

Valid publication: Inagaki F, Takai K, Kobayashi H, Nealson KH, Horikoshi K. Sulfurimonas autotrophica gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel sulfur-oxidizing epsilon-proteobacterium isolated from hydrothermal sediments in the Mid-Okinawa Trough. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2003; 53:1801-1805.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 5
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 5
Total number of child taxa: 6

Parent taxon: Helicobacteraceae Garrity et al. 2006

Assigned by: Labrenz M, Grote J, Mammitzsch K, Boschker HT, Laue M, Jost G, Glaubitz S, Jurgens K. Sulfurimonas gotlandica sp. nov., a chemoautotrophic and psychrotolerant epsilonproteobacterium isolated from a pelagic redoxcline, and an emended description of the genus Sulfurimonas. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2013; 63:4141-4148.

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