Etymology: Cac.co.pul.li.clos.tri’di.um. Gr. fem. n. kakkê, faeces; L. masc. adj. pullus, a young chicken; N.L. neut. dim. n. Clostridium, a genus name; N.L. neut. dim. n. Caccopulliclostridium, a genus related to the genus Clostridium but distinct from it and found in poultry faeces
Original publication: Gilroy R, Ravi A, Getino M, Pursley I, Horton DL, Alikhan NF, Baker D, Gharbi K, Hall N, Watson M, et al. Extensive microbial diversity within the chicken gut microbiome revealed by metagenomics and culture. PeerJ 2021; 9:e10941.
Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 0
Total number of child taxa: 1
|Name||Nomenclatural status||Taxonomic status|
|"Candidatus Caccopulliclostridium gallistercoris" Gilroy et al. 2021||not validly published|
Parent taxon: [Clostridia, not assigned to family]Record number: 30427