Name: Auritidibacter Yassin et al. 2011

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. n. auris -is, the ear; L. suff. -itis -itidis, suffix used for inflammation; N.L. masc. n. bacter, a rod; N.L. masc. n. Auritidibacter, rod-shaped bacterium causing inflammation of the ear, also referring to the source of isolation

Type species: Auritidibacter ignavus Yassin et al. 2011

Valid publication: Yassin AF, Hupfer H, Siering C, Klenk HP, Schumann P. Auritidibacter ignavus gen. nov., sp. nov., of the family Micrococcaceae isolated from an ear swab of a man with otitis externa, transfer of the members of the family Yaniellaceae Li et al. 2008 to the family Micrococcaceae and emended description of the suborder Micrococcineae. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2011; 61:223-230.

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: Micrococcaceae Pribram 1929 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Yassin AF, Hupfer H, Siering C, Klenk HP, Schumann P. Auritidibacter ignavus gen. nov., sp. nov., of the family Micrococcaceae isolated from an ear swab of a man with otitis externa, transfer of the members of the family Yaniellaceae Li et al. 2008 to the family Micrococcaceae and emended description of the suborder Micrococcineae. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2011; 61:223-230.

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