Name: Blautia Liu et al. 2008

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Blau’ti.a N.L. fem. n. Blautia, in honour of Michael Blaut, a German microbiologist, in recognition of his many contributions to human gastrointestinal microbiology

Gender: feminine

Type species: Blautia coccoides (Kaneuchi et al. 1976) Liu et al. 2008

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Liu C, Finegold SM, Song Y, Lawson PA. Reclassification of Clostridium coccoides, Ruminococcus hansenii, Ruminococcus hydrogenotrophicus, Ruminococcus luti, Ruminococcus productus and Ruminococcus schinkii as Blautia coccoides gen. nov., comb. nov., Blautia hansenii comb. nov., Blautia hydrogenotrophica comb. nov., Blautia luti comb. nov., Blautia producta comb. nov., Blautia schinkii comb. nov. and description of Blautia wexlerae sp. nov., isolated from human faeces. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2008; 58:1896-1902.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 58, part 8 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2008; 58:2473-2474.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 15
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 15
Total number of child taxa: 16

Parent taxon: Lachnospiraceae Rainey 2010

Assigned by: Park SK, Kim MS, Roh SW, Bae JW. Blautia stercoris sp. nov., isolated from human faeces. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2012; 62:776-779.

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