Carnimonas

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Carnimonas
Scientific classification
Domain: Bacteria
Phylum: "Proteobacteria"
Class: Gammaproteobacteria
Order: Oceanospirillales
Family: Halomonadaceae
Genus: Carnimonas
Type species
C. nigrificans

Carnimonas is a genus in the phylum Proteobacteria (Bacteria).[1]

Etymology[edit]

The name Carnimonas derives from:

Latin noun caro carnis, flesh, meat; Latin feminine gender noun monas (μονάς / μονάδα), nominally meaning "a unit", but in effect meaning a bacterium; New Latin feminine gender noun Carnimonas, a monad of meat.[2]

Members of the genus Carnimonas can be referred to as carnimonad (viz. Trivialisation of names).

Species[edit]

The genus contains a single species,[2] namely C. nigrificans ( Garriga et al. 1998, (Type species of the genus).;: Latin participle adjective nigrificans, making black.)[3]

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