Etymology: Gr. masc. n. aer, aeris, air; N.L. fem. n. Scardovia, a bacterial generic name to honour Vittorio Scardovi, an Italian microbiologist; N.L. fem. n. Aeriscardovia, cells similar to the genus Scardovia that can grow in air
Type species: Aeriscardovia aeriphila Simpson et al. 2004
Valid publication: Simpson PJ, Ross RP, Fitzgerald GF, Stanton C. Bifidobacterium psychraerophilum sp. nov. and Aeriscardovia aeriphila gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from a porcine caecum. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:401-406.
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
|Name||Nomenclatural status||Taxonomic status|
|Aeriscardovia aeriphila Simpson et al. 2004||validly published||correct name|
Parent taxon: Bifidobacteriaceae Stackebrandt et al. 1997
Assigned by: Zhi XY, Li WJ, Stackebrandt E. An update of the structure and 16S rRNA gene sequence-based definition of higher ranks of the class Actinobacteria, with the proposal of two new suborders and four new families and emended descriptions of the existing higher taxa. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2009; 59:589-608.