Name: Agathobaculum Ahn et al. 2016

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: A.ga.tho.ba’cu.lum Gr. adj. agathos, good; L. neut. n. baculum, small rod; N.L. neut. n. Agathobaculum, small rod beneficial bacterium

Gender: neuter

Type species: Agathobaculum butyriciproducens Ahn et al. 2016

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Ahn S, Jin TE, Chang DH, Rhee MS, Kim HJ, Lee SJ, Park DS, Kim BC. Agathobaculum butyriciproducens gen. nov.  sp. nov., a strict anaerobic, butyrate-producing gut bacterium isolated from human faeces and reclassification of Eubacterium desmolans as Agathobaculum desmolans comb. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:3656-3661.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 66, part 9 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:4921-4923.

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: 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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