False-coloured micrograph of Cellulomonas, from here.

Belongs within: Micrococcineae.

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

    |--+--C. humilata RS03
    |  `--+--C. hominis RS03
    |     `--+--‘Promicromonospora’ enterophila RS03
    |        `--C. turbata RS03
    `--+--+--C. fermentans RS03
       |  `--+--C. cellasea RS03
       |     `--+--C. biazotea RS03
       |        `--C. fimi RS03
       `--+--+--C. flavigena RS03
          |  `--C. persica RS03
          `--+--C. iranensis RS03
             `--+--C. gelida RS03
                `--C. uda RS03

*Type species of generic name indicated


[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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