Cellulomonas

False-coloured micrograph of Cellulomonas, from here.

Belongs within: Actinobacteria.

Cellulomonas is a genus of Gram-positive bacteria commonly isolated from soil with the ability to hydrolyse cellulose (Rivas et al. 2003).

<==Cellulomonas
    |  i. s.: ‘Promicromonospora’ enterophilaRS03
    |         C. fermentansRS03
    |         C. turbataRS03
    |--+--C. denverensisNC18
    |  `--+--C. hominisNC18
    |     `--C. pakistanensisNC18
    `--+--+--C. bogoriensisNC18
       |  `--+--C. carbonis Shi et al. 2012NC18
       |     `--ActinotaleaNC18
       |          |--A. ferrariaeNC18
       |          `--+--A. fermentansNC18
       |             `--PseudactinotaleaNC18
       |                  |--P. suaedaeNC18
       |                  `--P. terraeNC18
       `--+--C. cellasea (Kellerman et al. 1913) Bergey et al. 1923NC18
          `--+--C. chitinilyticaNC18
             `--+--+--C. aerilataNC18
                |  `--C. marina Zhang et al. 2013NC18
                `--+--+--C. biazoteaRS03
                   |  `--C. fimi (McBeth & Scales 1913) Bergey et al. 1923NC18
                   `--+--C. soliNC18
                      `--+--+--+--*C. flavigena (Kellerman & McBeth 1912) Bergey et al. 1923NC18
                         |  |  `--C. oligotrophicaNC18
                         |  `--+--C. terraeNC18
                         |     `--+--C. humilataNC18
                         |        `--C. xylanilyticaNC18
                         `--+--C. massiliensis Lagier et al. 2015NC18
                            `--+--C. compostiNC18
                               `--+--C. iranensisNC18
                                  `--+--C. udaNC18
                                     `--+--C. gelidaNC18
                                        `--C. persicaNC18

*Type species of generic name indicated

References

[NC18] Nouioui, I., L. Carro, M. García-López, J. P. Meier-Kolthoff, T. Woyke, N. Kyrpides, C., R. Pukall, H.-P. Klenk, M. Goodfellow & M. Göker. 2018. Genome-based taxonomic classification of the phylum Actinobacteria. Frontiers in Microbiology 9: 2007.

[RS03] Rivas, R., M. Sánchez, M. E. Trujillo, J. L. Zurdo-Piñeiro, P. F. Mateos, E. Martínez-Molina & E. Velázquez. 2003. Xylanimonas cellulosilytica gen. nov., sp. nov., a xylanolytic bacterium isolated from a decayed tree (Ulmus nigra). International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 53: 99–103.

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