Genus Acetofilamentum

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

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: Ludwig W, Euzéby J, Whitman WB. Taxonomic outlines of the phyla Bacteroidetes, Spirochaetes, Tenericutes (Mollicutes), Acidobacteria, Fibrobacteres, Fusobacteria, Dictyoglomi, Gemmatimonadetes, Lentisphaerae, Verrucomicrobia, Chlamydiae, and Planctomycetes. In: Krieg NR, Staley JT, Brown DR, Hedlund BP, Paster BJ, Ward NL, Ludwig W, Whitman WB (eds), Bergey’s Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, second edition, vol. 4 (The Bacteroidetes, Spirochaetes, Tenericutes (Mollicutes), Acidobacteria, Fibrobacteres, Fusobacteria, Dictyoglomi, Gemmatimonadetes, Lentisphaerae, Verrucomicrobia, Chlamydiae, and Planctomycetes), Springer, New York, 2010, p. 21-24.

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