Name: Agathobacter Rosero et al. 2016

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: A.ga.tho.bac’ter Gr. adj. agathos, good; N.L. masc. n. bacter, a rod; N.L. masc. n. Agathobacter, beneficial bacterium

Type species: Agathobacter rectalis (Hauduroy et al. 1937) Rosero et al. 2016

Valid publication: Rosero JA, Killer J, Sechovcova H, Mrazek J, Benada O, Fliegerova K, Havlik J, Kopecny J. Reclassification of Eubacterium rectale (Hauduroy et al. 1937) Prevot 1938 in a new genus Agathobacter gen. nov. as Agathobacter rectalis comb. nov., and description of Agathobacter ruminis sp. nov., isolated from the rumen contents of sheep and cows. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:768-773.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 66, part 2 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:1916-1919.

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: Lachnospiraceae Rainey 2010

Assigned by: Rosero JA, Killer J, Sechovcova H, Mrazek J, Benada O, Fliegerova K, Havlik J, Kopecny J. Reclassification of Eubacterium rectale (Hauduroy et al. 1937) Prevot 1938 in a new genus Agathobacter gen. nov. as Agathobacter rectalis comb. nov., and description of Agathobacter ruminis sp. nov., isolated from the rumen contents of sheep and cows. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:768-773.

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