Name: Acutalibacter Lagkouvardos et al. 2016

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. adj. acutalis, tapered, pointed; N.L. masc. n. bacter, rod; N.L. masc. n. Acutalibacter, a rod-shaped bacterium with tapered ends, pertaining to the cell morphology of the type strain of the type species

Type species: Acutalibacter muris Lagkouvardos et al. 2016

Effective publication: Lagkouvardos I, Pukall R, Abt B, Foesel BU, Meier-Kolthoff JP, Kumar N, Bresciani A, Martinez I, Just S, Ziegler C, et al. The Mouse Intestinal Bacterial Collection (miBC) provides host-specific insight into cultured diversity and functional potential of the gut microbiota. Nat Microbiol 2016; 1:16131.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Validation list no. 172. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:4299-4305.

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: Oscillospiraceae Peshkoff 1940 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Tindall BJ. The names Hungateiclostridium Zhang et al. 2018, Hungateiclostridium thermocellum (Viljoen et al. 1926) Zhang et al. 2018, Hungateiclostridium cellulolyticum (Patel et al. 1980) Zhang et al. 2018, Hungateiclostridium aldrichii (Yang et al. 1990) Zhang et al. 2018, Hungateiclostridium alkalicellulosi (Zhilina et al. 2006) Zhang et al. 2018, Hungateiclostridium clariflavum (Shiratori et al. 2009) Zhang et al. 2018, Hungateiclostridium straminisolvens (Kato et al. 2004) Zhang et al. 2018 and Hungateiclostridium saccincola (Koeck et al. 2016) Zhang et al. 2018 contravene Rule 51b of the International Code of Nomenclature of Prokaryotes and require replacement names in the genus Acetivibrio Patel et al. 1980. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2019; 69:3927-3932.

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