Name: Asaccharospora Gerritsen et al. 2014

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology:’ra. Gr. pref. a-, not (inseparable prefix); Gr. neut. n. sakchar, sugar; Gr. fem. n. spora, a seed, and in biology a spore; N.L. fem. n. Asaccharospora, a spore-forming organism that is unable to ferment sugars

Gender: feminine (stem: Asaccharospor-)

Type species: Asaccharospora irregularis (Choukévitch 1911) Gerritsen et al. 2014

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Gerritsen J, Fuentes S, Grievink W, van Niftrik L, Tindall BJ, Timmerman HM, Rijkers GT, Smidt H. Characterization of Romboutsia ilealis gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from the gastro-intestinal tract of a rat, and proposal for the reclassification of five closely related members of the genus Clostridium into the genera Romboutsia gen. nov., Intestinibacter gen. nov., Terrisporobacter gen. nov. and Asaccharospora gen. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:1600-1616.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 64, part 5 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:2509-2511.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name


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: Peptostreptococcaceae Ezaki 2010

Assigned by: Bello S, McQuay S, Rudra B, Gupta RS. Robust demarcation of the family Peptostreptococcaceae and its main genera based on phylogenomic studies and taxon-specific molecular markers. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2024; 74:6247.

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