Name DOI
Urakami and Komagata 1984
Name Status
Validly Published
Current Authority
Urakami and Komagata 1984
Preferred Name
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Type
(designated species)
(ex Bassalik 1913) Urakami and Komagata 1984
Proper Form
Protomonas Urakami and Komagata 1984
Nomenclatural History
The genus Protomonas was originally proposed and validly published by Urakami and Komagata 1984. Bousfield and Green transferred the members of this genus into Patt et al. 1976 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Alessa et al. 2021 in 1985.
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  1. Urakami T, Komagata K. Protomonas, a new genus of facultatively methylotrophic bacteria. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1984; 34:188-201.
  2. Bousfield IJ, Green PN. Reclassification of bacteria of the genus Protomonas Urakami and Komagata 1984 in the genus Methylobacterium (Patt, Cole, and Hanson) emend. Green and Bousfield 1983. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1985; 35:209-209.