Macondimonas


Citation

Formal styling
Macondimonas Karthikeyan et al., 2019 (valid 2022)
Proposed by
Karthikeyan et al., 2019
Status
Valid (SeqCode)
Register List
seqco.de/r:6ns_rdob (validated)

Nomenclature

Rank
Genus
Syllabication
Ma.con.di.mo'nas
Etymology
L. fem. n. monas, a unit, a monad; N.L. fem. n. Macondimonas, a monad from Macondo, Macondo Prospect, the site of DWH oil spill. Additionally, Macondo is a fictional town in A Hundred Years of Solitude by G. García Márquez. In the book, the town of Macondo has a rapid population growth, a period of economic prosperity, and then a rapid population fall, which is reminiscent of the ecologic pattern observed for this group upon crude-oil exposure
Nomenclatural type
Macondimonas diazotrophicaTs

Taxonomy

Description
Members of this genus exhibit a coccobacilli morphology and a heterotrophic aerobic metabolism. No phototrophic, nor chemoautotrophic growth, or their corresponding genes in the genome were observed. The type species is Macondimonas diazotrophica.
Classification
Bacteria » “Proteobacteria (phylum)” » Gammaproteobacteria » Chromatiales » Ectothiorhodospiraceae » Macondimonas
Parent
Ectothiorhodospiraceae
Children

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Local history
This name was last modified 8 days ago
Registered by
miguel 6 months ago
Submitted by
miguel 6 months ago
Approved by
MarikePalmer 14 days ago
Validated by
MarikePalmer 14 days ago

Publications (1)

Citation Title
Karthikeyan et al., 2019, The ISME Journal “Candidatus Macondimonas diazotrophica”, a novel gammaproteobacterial genus dominating crude-oil-contaminated coastal sediments
Proposed this name



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