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Hy.dro.mo'nas. Gr. neut. n. hydor water; L. fem. n. monas a unit, monad; N.L. fem. n. Hydromonas a unit (monad) from water. Proteobacteria / Betaproteobacteria / Burkholderiales / Burkholderiaceae / Hydromonas Rods with electron‐dense intracellular inclusions, non‐spore‐forming, Gram‐negative. Aerobic, mesophilic, with the ability to grow between 15 and 30°C, pH 6–8, and a concentration of NaCl of up to 1% and no special growth requirements. Chemoorganotroph with limited metabolic versatility, being able to assimilate d‐glucose, d‐mannitol, and N‐acetylglucosamine. Catalase‐ and cytochrome c oxidase‐positive. The respiratory quinone is ubiquinone 8, and the major fatty acids are C16:1 ω7c and C14:0 3‐OH. The major polar lipids are phosphatidylethanolamine, phosphatidylglycerol, and diphosphatidylglycerol. Isolated from freshwater. DNA G + C content (mol%): 47 ± 1 (HPLC). Type species: Hydromonas duriensis Vaz‐Moreira et al. 2015VP
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationBergey's manual of systematics of archaea and bacteria
EditorsWilliam B. Whitman
PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons, Ltd
Number of pages13
ISBN (Electronic)9781118960608
Publication statusPublished - 16 Dec 2019


  • Hydromonas duriensis
  • Freshwater
  • Aerobe
  • Chemoorganotroph


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