Name: Thiomonas Moreira and Amils 1997

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. n. theion, sulfur, (Latin transliteration thium); L. fem. n. monas, a unit, monad; N.L. fem. n. Thiomonas, sulfur monad

Type species: Thiomonas intermedia (London 1963) Moreira and Amils 1997

Valid publication: Moreira D, Amils R. Phylogeny of Thiobacillus cuprinus and other mixotrophic thiobacilli: proposal for Thiomonas gen. nov. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1997; 47:522-528.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 7
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 8
Total number of child taxa: 9

Parent taxon: Comamonadaceae Willems et al. 1991

Assigned by: Garrity GM, Holt JG. The Road Map to the Manual. In: Boone DR, Castenholz RW, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, second edition, vol. 1 (The Archaea and the deeply branching and phototrophic Bacteria), Springer-Verlag, New York, 2001, p. 119-166.

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