Name: Acidaminococcus Rogosa 1969 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. neut. n. acidum, an acid; from L. masc. adj. acidus, sour; N.L. adj. aminus, amino; M.L. masc. n. coccus, coccus; from Gr. masc. n. kokkos, grain, seed; N.L. masc. n. Acidaminococcus, the amino acid coccus

Type species: Acidaminococcus fermentans Rogosa 1969 (Approved Lists 1980)

Effective publication: Rogosa M. Acidaminococcus gen. n., Acidaminococcus fermentans sp. n., anaerobic gram-negative diplococci using amino acids as the sole energy source for growth. J Bacteriol 1969; 98:756-766.

IJSEM list: Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 2
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2
Total number of child taxa: 2

Parent taxon: Acidaminococcaceae Marchandin et al. 2010

Assigned by: Marchandin H, Teyssier C, Campos J, Jean-Pierre H, Roger F, Gay B, Carlier JP, Jumas-Bilak E. Negativicoccus succinicivorans gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from human clinical samples, emended description of the family Veillonellaceae and description of Negativicutes classis nov., Selenomonadales ord. nov. and Acidaminococcaceae fam. nov. in the bacterial phylum Firmicutes. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2010; 60:1271-1279.

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