Taxon DOI
Moreira and Amils 1997 emend. Kelly et al. 2007
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Garrity et al. 2007
(London 1963) Moreira and Amils 1997
Slyemi et al. 2011
Panda et al. 2009
Moreira and Amils 1997 emend. Kelly et al. 2007
(Katayama-Fujimura et al. 1984) Kelly and Wood 2006 emend. Battaglia-Brunet et al. 2011
Vésteinsdóttir et al. 2011
(London and Rittenberg 1967) Moreira and Amils 1997
(Shooner et al. 1996) Moreira and Amils 1997
None 2015
Type Status
The taxonomic placement of this genus within the root Universal Root.

  Woese et al. 1990
  (None 2015) Woese et al. 1990
  (sic) Garrity et al. 2021
  Garrity et al. 2006 emend. Boden et al. 2017
  Garrity et al. 2006
  Garrity et al. 2007
  Moreira and Amils 1997 emend. Kelly et al. 2007

The taxonomy from the rank of class and below is based upon currently published taxonomic opinion. For a complete taxonomy, refer to The Taxonomic Outline of Bacteria and Archaea, Release 7.7.
When referring to this Abstract, please use its Digital Object Identifier and cite NamesforLife.
Taxon Abstract for the genus Thiomonas Moreira and Amils 1997 emend. Kelly et al. 2007. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on July 11, 2011.


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  2. Slyemi D, Moinier D, Brochier-Armanet C, Bonnefoy V, Johnson DB. Characteristics of a phylogenetically ambiguous, arsenic-oxidizing Thiomonas sp., Thiomonas arsenitoxydans strain 3As(T) sp. nov. Arch Microbiol 2011; 193:439-449. [PubMed].
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  6. No reference is available 2015