Name: Acetofilamentum Dietrich et al. 1989

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. neut. n. acetum, vinegar; L. neut. n. filamentum, a spun thread; N.L. neut. n. Acetofilamentum, an acetate-producing, filamentous, threadlike bacterium

Gender: neuter

Type species: Acetofilamentum rigidum Dietrich et al. 1989

Effective publication: Dietrich G, Weiss N, Fiedler F, Winter J. Acetofilamentum rigidum gen. nov., sp. nov., a strictly anaerobic bacterium from sewage sludge. System. Appl. Microbiol. 1988; 10:273-278.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 28. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1989; 39:93-94.

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: 1
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: Bacteroidaceae Pribram 1933 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Krieg NR, Ludwig W, Euzéby J, Whitman WB. Phylum XIV. Bacteroidetes phyl. nov. In: Krieg NR, Staley JT, Brown DR, Hedlund BP, Paster BJ, Ward NL, Ludwig W, Whitman WB (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 4, Springer, New York, 2010, p. 25.

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