Name DOI
Koops et al. 1991
Name Status
Not Validly Published
Current Authority
Koops et al. 1991
Preferred Name
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Type
(designated strain)
Refer to the type exemplar.
Type Strain
representative organism
Proper Form
Nitrosomonas aestuarii Koops et al. 1991
Nomenclatural History
The species Nitrosomonas aestuarii was originally described by Koops et al. 1991. This name was affected by Judicial Opinion 81 in 2008.
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This information was last reviewed on March 16, 2011.


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