Name: Breznakia Tegtmeier et al. 2016

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Brez.na’ki.a N.L. fem. n. Breznakia, named after the contemporary American microbiologist John A. Breznak, in recognition of his important contributions to insect gut microbiology

Type species: Breznakia blatticola Tegtmeier et al. 2016

Effective publication: Tegtmeier D, Riese C, Geissinger O, Radek R, Brune A. Breznakia blatticola gen. nov. sp. nov. and Breznakia pachnodae sp. nov., two fermenting bacteria isolated from insect guts, and emended description of the family Erysipelotrichaceae. Syst Appl Microbiol 2016; 39:319-329.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Validation list no. 172. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:4299-4305.

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: 2

Parent taxon: Erysipelotrichaceae Verbarg et al. 2004

Assigned by: Tegtmeier D, Riese C, Geissinger O, Radek R, Brune A. Breznakia blatticola gen. nov. sp. nov. and Breznakia pachnodae sp. nov., two fermenting bacteria isolated from insect guts, and emended description of the family Erysipelotrichaceae. Syst Appl Microbiol 2016; 39:319-329.

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