Name: Butyrivibrio Bryant and Small 1956 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. adj. butyricus, butyric; L. v. vibro, to vibrate; N.L. masc. n. vibrio, that which vibrates, and also a bacterial genus name of bacteria possessing a curved rod shape (Vibrio); N.L. masc. n. Butyrivibrio, a butyric vibrio

Type species: Butyrivibrio fibrisolvens Bryant and Small 1956 (Approved Lists 1980)

Effective publication: Bryant MP, Small N. The anaerobic monotrichous butyric acid-producing curved rod-shaped bacteria of the rumen. J Bacteriol 1956; 72:16-21.

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: 4
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 4
Total number of child taxa: 4

Parent taxon: Lachnospiraceae Rainey 2010

Assigned by: Rainey FA. Family V. Lachnospiraceae 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. 921.

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