Genus Brochothrix

Name: Brochothrix Sneath and Jones 1976 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. n. brochos, a slip-knot, a loop; Gr. fem. n. thrix, a thread; N.L. fem. n. Brochothrix, loop(ed) thread

Gender: feminine

Type species: Brochothrix thermosphacta (McLean and Sulzbacher 1953) Sneath and Jones 1976 (Approved Lists 1980)

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Sneath PHA, Jones D. Brochothrix, a new genus tentatively placed in the family Lactobacillaceae. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1976; 26:102-104.

IJSEM list: Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.

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: Listeriaceae Ludwig et al. 2010

Assigned by: Ludwig W, Schleifer K-H, Whitman WB. Family III. Listeriaceae fam. nov. In: De Vos P, Garrity GM, Jones D, Krieg NR, Ludwig W, Rainey FA, K.-H. S, Whitman WB (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 3 (The Firmicutes), Springer, New York, 2009, p. 244.

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