Name: Acetoanaerobium Sleat et al. 1985

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. neut. n. acetum, vinegar; Gr. pref. an, not; Gr. masc. n. aer, aeros, air; Gr. masc. n. bios, life; N.L. neut. n. Acetoanaerobium, vinegar anaerobe

Type species: Acetoanaerobium noterae Sleat et al. 1985

Valid publication: Sleat R, Mah RA, Robinson R. Acetoanaerobium noterae gen. nov., sp. nov.: an anaerobic bacterium that forms acetate from H2 and CO2. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1985; 35:10-15.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 3
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 3
Total number of child taxa: 3

Parent taxon: Peptostreptococcaceae Ezaki 2010

Assigned by: Galperin MY, Brover V, Tolstoy I, Yutin N. Phylogenomic analysis of the family Peptostreptococcaceae (Clostridium cluster XI) and proposal for reclassification of Clostridium litorale (Fendrich et al. 1991) and Eubacterium acidaminophilum (Zindel et al. 1989) as Peptoclostridium litorale gen. nov. comb. nov. and Peptoclostridium acidaminophilum comb. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:5506-5513.

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