Name: Bilophila Baron et al. 1990

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. gen. fem. n. bilis, bile; N.L. adj. philus -a -um, friend, loving; from Gr. adj. philos -ê -on, loving; N.L. fem. n. Bilophila, bile-loving organism

Gender: feminine

Type species: Bilophila wadsworthia Baron et al. 1990

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Baron EJ, Summanen P, Downes J, Roberts MC, Wexler H, Finegold SM. Bilophila wadsworthia, gen. nov. and sp. nov., a unique gram-negative anaerobic rod recovered from appendicitis specimens and human faeces. J Gen Microbiol 1989; 135:3405-3411.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 34. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1990; 40:320-321.

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: Desulfovibrionaceae Kuever et al. 2006

Assigned by: Kuever J, Rainey FA, Widdel F. Family I. Desulfovibrionaceae fam. nov. In: Brenner DJ, Krieg NR, Staley JT, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 2 (The Proteobacteria), part C (The Alpha-, Beta-, Delta-, and Epsilonproteobacteria), Springer, New York, 2005, p. 926.

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