Name: Amedibacterium Ikeyama et al. 2020

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: A.me.di.bac.te’ri.um AMED, acronym for the Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development; L. neut. n. bacterium, a small rod; from Gr. neut. n. bakterion, rod; N.L. neut. n. Amedibacterium, a small rod from the AMED.

Gender: neuter

Type species: Amedibacterium intestinale Ikeyama et al. 2020

Valid publication: Ikeyama N, Toyoda A, Morohoshi S, Kunihiro T, Murakami T, Mori H, Iino T, Ohkuma M, Sakamoto M. Amedibacterium intestinale gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from human faeces, and reclassification of Eubacterium dolichum Moore et al. 1976 (Approved Lists 1980) as Amedibacillus dolichus gen. nov., comb. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:3656-3664.

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: Erysipelotrichaceae Verbarg et al. 2004

Assigned by: Ikeyama N, Toyoda A, Morohoshi S, Kunihiro T, Murakami T, Mori H, Iino T, Ohkuma M, Sakamoto M. Amedibacterium intestinale gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from human faeces, and reclassification of Eubacterium dolichum Moore et al. 1976 (Approved Lists 1980) as Amedibacillus dolichus gen. nov., comb. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:3656-3664.

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