Name: Abiotrophia Kawamura et al. 1995

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. pref. a-, negative (un-); Gr. masc. n. bios, life; Gr. n. trophe, nutrition; N.L. fem. n. Abiotrophia, life-nutrition-deficiency

Type species: Abiotrophia defectiva (Bouvet et al. 1989) Kawamura et al. 1995

Valid publication: Kawamura Y, Hou XG, Sultana F, Liu S, Yamamoto H, Ezaki T. Transfer of Streptococcus adjacens and Streptococcus defectivus to Abiotrophia gen. nov. as Abiotrophia adiacens comb. nov. and Abiotrophia defectiva comb. nov., respectively. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1995; 45:798-803.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 1
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 4
Total number of child taxa: 4

Parent taxon: Aerococcaceae Ludwig et al. 2010

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