Name: Anaerosphaera Ueki et al. 2009

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. prep. an, not; Gr. masc. n. aer, air; Gr. fem. n. sphaera, a sphere; N.L. fem. n. Anaerosphaera, a sphere not living in air

Type species: Anaerosphaera aminiphila Ueki et al. 2009

Valid publication: Ueki A, Abe K, Suzuki D, Kaku N, Watanabe K, Ueki K. Anaerosphaera aminiphila gen. nov., sp. nov., a glutamate-degrading, Gram-positive anaerobic coccus isolated from a methanogenic reactor treating cattle waste. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2009; 59:3161-3167.

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: 3

Parent taxon: Peptoniphilaceae Johnson et al. 2014

Assigned by: Johnson CN, Whitehead TR, Cotta MA, Rhoades RE, Lawson PA. Peptoniphilus stercorisuis sp. nov., isolated from a swine manure storage tank and description of Peptoniphilaceae fam. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:3538-3545.

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