Genus names of Latin origin, feminine gender

General remarks

Genus names whose last component is a Latin noun (or Latin adjective treated like a noun) obtain their gender from the gender of that noun [Rule 65 (1), Rule 65 (2)]. A list of genus names formed in that manner and being in the feminine gender is provided below. Names with Latin components in other positions are not listed here. See also the LPSN introductory page on forming names.

acida

[Methyloacida]

alba

Natrialba

arbor

Cyanoarbor

arcula

HaloarculaHalomicroarculaMethylarculaParvularcula

baca

JeotgalibacaPelagibacaPerlucidibacaPontibacaRhodobacaRoseibacaSinobacaThiobaca

bacca

Desulfobacca

bacula

Desulfobacula"Roseibacula"

balneatrix

Balneatrix

bifida

"Actinobifida"Thermobifida

branca

Anaerobranca

byssus

"Byssus"

capsa

AcidicapsaAphanocapsaAsterocapsaDesulfocapsaGloeocapsaLithocapsaMethylocapsaParacapsaPlanktocyanocapsaPleurocapsaPodocapsaPseudocapsa"Siderocapsa""Sinocapsa"StilocapsaThiocapsaThiohalocapsa

castanea

Desulfocastanea

catella

BlastocatellaDoliocatellaGlobicatellaGranulicatellaProteocatella

catena

ArdenticatenaCyanocatenaFaecalicatenaHalocatenaLongicatena

catenula

Cyanocatenula

cauda

MarinicaudaMuricauda

cella

AcidocellaAestuariicellaAlkalicellaAminicella corrig.AnaerocellaAquicellaArcicellaArenicellaAurantiacicellaBalneicellaBryocellaCaminicellaCarboxydocellaCavicellaChimaereicella"Candidatus Chryseopegocella" corrig.CitreicellaCrassaminicellaDeserticellaDesulfocellaFervidicellaFlavicellaFonticellaGranulicella"Halanaerocella"HalocellaMangrovicellaMarinicellaMethanocellaMethylocellaMicrocellaNatronocellaNeptunicellaNostocellaOceanicella[Organicella]PetrocellaPoseidonocellaPropionicicellaPsittacicellaRoseicellaRubricellaSerpentinicellaSphingosinicellaSulfuricella"Candidatus Tepidiaquacella"TepidicellaThalassocellaVadicella

chorda

Limnochorda

cista

AltericistaRhodocista

-clastica (clastica)

Hydrocarboniclastica

clava

PropioniciclavaThioclava

columna

Anaerocolumna

cultrix

"Candidatus Nucleicultrix"

curva

[Lachnocurva]

curvata

Fodinicurvata

faba

Desulfofaba"Magnetofaba"Thiofaba

falx

Desulfofalx

fera

Lucifera

ferula

DesulfatiferulaHaloferulaMethyloferula"Oceaniferula"SpongiiferulaSulfuriferula

figura

Caulifigura

forma

CrateriformaHalobiformaNatronobiformaTepidiforma

gemmata

GemmataThermogemmata

glaeba

Desulfoglaeba

glans

Desulfatiglans

gutta

Thermogutta

hasta

Halohasta

humida

Humida

humus

Oryzihumus

lacinia

Methanolacinia

lamina

Halolamina

lancea

Nitrolancea

linea

Aggregatilinea"Candidatus Amarolinea"AmmassolineaAnaerolineaBellilineaCaldilineaChryseolinea"Desulfolinea"FlexilineaLeptolineaLevilineaLitorilineaLongilineaMethanolineaNodosilineaOrnatilineaPelolineaPotamolinea"Candidatus Roseilinea"ThermomarinilineaThiolinea"Candidatus Viridilinea"

luna

"Candidatus Aquiluna"AquilunaDesulfoluna"Candidatus Flaviluna""Candidatus Limnoluna""Candidatus Planktoluna"Rhodoluna

lytica

Agarilytica

margarita

CoraliomargaritaCyanomargaritaGloeomargaritaThiomargarita

marina

"Candidatus Actinomarina""Algorimarina"AncylomarinaAquimarinaBotrimarina"Croceimarina"FlavimarinaFulvimarinaHalomarinaIdiomarina"Candidatus Planktomarina"PlanktomarinaXanthomarina

maritima

"Candidatus Nitromaritima"Roseimaritima

monas

"Acetomonas"AcidimangrovimonasAciditerrimonasAcidomonasAeromonasAestuariimonasAgromonasAidingimonasAlbimonasAlgimonas"Alginomonas"AlienimonasAlkalimonasAllomonasAlpinimonasAlteromonasAminomonasAmnimonas"Amorphomonas"Ampullimonas"Ancyromonas"AntarcticimonasAquimonasAquisalimonasAquisediminimonasArenimonasArhodomonasArmatimonasAscidiimonasAspromonasAtopomonasAurantimonasAurantisolimonasAureimonasAzohydromonasAzomonas"Azotomonas"Balneimonas corrig.Barrientosiimonas"Binariimonas"BlastomonasBrachymonasBradymonas"Candidatus Branchiomonas"BrevundimonasButyricimonas"Caedimonas"CaenimonasCaldimonasCalorimonasCamelimonasCandidimonasCapsulimonasCarnimonasCatalinimonas"Candidatus Catenimonas"CelerinatantimonasCellulomonas[Cellulosimonas]Chitinimonas"Chloropseudomonas"ChryseomonasChthonomonasCitreimonas"Candidatus Cloacamonas""Candidatus Cloacimonas" corrig.CocleimonasCollimonas"Comamonas""Comamonas"ComamonasCompostimonasConglomeromonasCorallomonas[Dechlorimonas]DechloromonasDefluviimonasDehalogenimonas"Denitratimonas""Denitrificimonas""Denitromonas"DesertimonasDesulfomonasDesulfosalsimonasDesulfuromonasDiaminobutyricimonas"Candidatus Dichloromethanomonas"DysgonomonasEchinimonasEilatimonasEndozoicomonasEntomomonasEpilithonimonasErythromonasExtensimonasFaecalimonasFalcatimonasFermentimonasFerrimonasFilimonasFimbriimonasFlagellimonasFlavimonasFluviimonasFontimonas[Formimonas]Formosimonas"Frigoriflavimonas"Fulvimonas"Fusimonas"Gallaecimonas"Gayadomonas"Gemmatimonas"Geomonas"GeomonasGlaciimonasGracilimonasHalomonasHeliimonas"Candidatus Heliomonas"HerminiimonasHomoserinimonasHydrogenimonas"Hydrogenomonas"HydromonasHyphomonas"Ilyomonas"IntestinimonasIodidimonasKistimonas"Candidatus Kopriimonas"KordiimonasLacimonasLacisediminimonasLarsenimonasLebetimonas"Lentimonas"LimimonasLitorimonasLongimonasLunatimonasLuteimonasLutimonasLysinimonas"Candidatus Macondimonas"MacromonasMaioricimonasMalonomonasMangrovimonasMarimonasMarinomonas"Marinosulfonomonas"MaritimimonasMarixanthomonasMegamonasMerdimonas"Methanomonas"MethylohalomonasMethylomonas"Methylosulfonomonas"Micromonas"Candidatus Microsaccharimonas" corrig.MiniimonasMongoliimonasMotilimonasMurimonasNatronomonas[Necromonas]NeptunomonasNitrosomonasOblitimonas"Oblitimonas"Oceanimonas corrig.OceanomonasOleiagrimonas"Oleomonas"[Ophidomonas]OryzomonasPacificimonas corrig.Panacagrimonas[Paracaedimonas]ParvimonasPaucimonasPelagimonasPelomonas"Perlabentimonas""Persicimonas"Petrimonas"Phaeomarinomonas"[Phytomonas]PirellulimonasPlanctomonasPleomorphomonasPlesiomonas corrig.PolaromonasPontimonasPorphyromonasPosidoniimonas"Profundimonas"PropionicimonasProtomonasPseudomonasPsychromonasPusillimonasPyrinomonasRhizomonasRoseomonas"Rubidimonas"RubrimonasRugamonas"Candidatus Saccharimonas""Saccharomonas"SalaquimonasSalinarimonasSalinimonasSalsuginimonasSandaracinomonasSansalvadorimonasSediminimonasSelenomonasSellimonasSerpentinimonas"Candidatus Serpentinomonas"SilanimonasSilicimonasSilvimonasSingularimonasSinomonasSolimonasSphingomonasSpongiimonasStagnimonasStenotrophomonasSuccinatimonasSuccinimonas"Candidatus Sulfotelmatomonas"Sulfurimonas"Candidatus Sulfuritelmatomonas" corrig.SyntrophomonasTepidimonasTerrimonasThalassomonasThermanaeromonasThermaurantimonasThermodesulfitimonasThermogymnomonasThermomonasThermosulfurimonasThiobacimonasThiohalomonasThiomonas"Thiosulfatimonas"TolumonasTranquillimonas"Trichloromonas"TropicimonasTunicatimonasTuricimonasVentosimonasVibrionimonasVitreimonasWohlfahrtiimonasXanthomonasXylanimonasYoungimonas"Zeimonas"Zymomonas

musa

AnaeromusaAnaerosporomusaDesulfomusa"Desulfosporomusa"DesulfuromusaMethylomusaSporomusa

mycolata

Amycolata

nix

Herbinix

nutrix

Lacinutrix

odora

Chalarodora

oscilla

MicroscillaVitreoscilla

-phaga (phaga)

Anaerophaga"Byssophaga"CellulophagaChitinophagaCytophagaHolophagaHydrocarboniphagaHydrogenophagaMariniphagaMethylophagaPeptidiphagaPigmentiphagaTardiphaga

-phila (phila)

BilophilaChlamydophila"Candidatus Lumbricidiphila" corrig."Candidatus Lumbricidophila""Candidatus Planktophila"Thalpophila

-phora (phora)

CyanophoraTrichophora

pila

AcidipilaAminipilaDesulfopilaFastidiosipilaMethylopilaRhodopila

pirus

Planctopirus

plana

[Chloroplana]Mycoplana

pluma

Aquipluma

pruina

Micropruina

pulchritudo

Oceanipulchritudo

regula

DesulforegulaMethanoregula

restis

"Candidatus Aquirestis"HeliorestisSpirirestis

rosa

"Gemmatirosa"

rufa

Aquirufa

saeta

MethanosaetaSalisaetaVulcanisaeta

sarcina

"Acidisarcina"CyanosarcinaFoliisarcinaHalosarcinaMethanosarcinaMethylosarcinaMyxosarcina[Planosarcina]Sarcina"Zymosarcina"

sphaerula

MethanosphaerulaPlanosphaerula

spica

Actinospica

spina

HalospinaNitrospina

spongia

"Candidatus Nitrosospongia"

stella

Halostella"Ristella"Stella

stilla

RosistillaThermostilla

taenia

Anaerotaenia

talea

Actinotalea"Albitalea"AlgitaleaAlkalitaleaAnaerotalea"Anditalea"AquaticitaleaAquitaleaArenitaleaArsenicitaleaAureitaleaBrevitaleaChryseotaleaCitreitalea"Coraliitalea"CrenotaleaCroceitaleaDefluviitaleaDesulfatitaleaDesulfotaleaFaecalitaleaFlavitaleaFulvitaleaGalbitaleaGeotaleaHalotaleaHumitaleaHydrotaleaLachnotaleaLuteitaleaMangrovitalea"Marinitalea"MarisediminitaleaMaritaleaMobilitaleaMongoliitaleaNatronotaleaNeptunitaleaNitritalea"Candidatus Nitrosotalea"NiveitaleaOceanitaleaPacificitalea"Pelagitalea"PersicitaleaPlanktotaleaRobiginitaleaRoseitaleaRubritaleaSandarakinotaleaSedimentitaleaSolitalea"Spongitalea"SporotaleaSulfuritaleaSyntrophotaleaThalassotaleaThermotaleaVallitalea

tenera

Methylotenera

tepida

Rubritepida

toga

AthalassotogaDefluviitogaGeotogaKosmotogaMarinitogaMesoaciditogaMesotoga"Candidatus Nitrotoga"OceanotogaPetrotogaTepiditogaThermotoga

tomix

CrocinitomixSediminitomix

trophica

Aerophototrophica

tunica

Thermotunica

vallis

Victivallis

venus

HalovenusSalinivenus

virga

AbyssivirgaAestuariivirga"Algivirga"ArenivirgaAurantivirgaAureivirgaCaldanaerovirgaCaldivirgaCarboxylicivirgaChiayiivirgaCroceivirgaCurvivirgaDesulfovirga"Edaphovirga"EnterovirgaFabivirgaFlammeovirgaFlavivirgaFlexivirgaFulvivirgaHydrogenivirgaLongivirgaLuteivirgaMangrovivirgaMarinivirgaMarivirgaMicrovirgaNatranaerovirgaNatronovirgaNegadavirgaOceanivirga"Ochrovirga"PelagivirgaPersicivirgaRoseivirgaRubrivirgaSalinivirgaSalinivirgaSediminivirgaSiansivirgaSpongiivirgaSulfurivirgaThermovirgaThiovirgaXanthovirgaXylanivirga

virgula

AnaerovirgulaDesulfovirgulaMethylovirgulaMicrovirgula

vita

AequorivitaAestuariivitaAllosediminivitaLitorivitaMarivita

-vora (vora)

Melaminivora